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In August, State College’s average high temperature is 79.1°F (26.2°C) and average low is 60.1°F (15.6°C), with an average of 3.37 inches of precipitation per month. Despire the average high temperature, August temperatures have been known to rise as high 101°F (38°C), so be prepared to dress in layers.

For up-to-date weather information for State College, visit

Conference Attire

Casual dress is appropriate for all meetings and social events. Meeting t-shirts (both current and previous designs) are always an excellent choce of attire—plus their purchase supports the Larry Ewing Trainee Travel Fund (LEMTTF).

Copying and Faxing

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center

101 N Atherton St.
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 238-8679
Hours of operation:
Weekdays 7 AM–11 PM; Weekends 9 AM–9 PM

Photocopying and faxing services are available at the FedEx Office Print & Ship Center. The FedEx Office will print posters up to 48 inches wide from a PDF that you may either bring on a USB drive or email to the address below. Other services include copying and duplicating, printing, packaging and shipping, signs and graphics.

Engineering Copy Center

101 Engineering Unit A
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-1612
Hours of operation:
8 AM–5 PM Monday through Friday

The Engineering Copy Center offers large-format color inkjet printing for documents up to 41 inches wide printed on 42-inch-wide paper. Prints are made from electronic files or originals and are printed on 32 pound coated paper stock for premium results. This copy center uses Ultra Violet ink to prolong the life of the document, and can also laminate and mount on foam-core documents up to 40 inches wide.

State College Entertainment

Don’t forget to pack your trail shoes and bug spray: State College provides access to some of the best hiking in central Pennsylvania. Find information about which trails would be best for you at

City dwellers can find information about music, events, dining, movies, and more at and

Access to Athletic Facilities

Conference attendees with a badge and photo Id may purchase an admissions pass ($5/visit) at the white building or Rec hall fitness centers for use at any of the University fitness facilities. Find more information at the Penn State Strength and Fitness web site.


Liability insurance is the responsibility of each individual delegate. All delegates should have their own medical coverage.

Registration does not include insurance of any kind. SSR is not responsible for any participant’s failing to arrange his or her own insurance. Participants are encouraged to secure their own insurance to protect against any loss caused by unforseen delay, circumstance, or cancellation.


Attendees with children may contact the following services for daytime child care during the meeting. It is advisable to make arrangements in advance. SSR provides this information as a courtesy to meeting attendees, and makes no claim regarding the performance or suitability of these services.

Daybridge Child Development Center at Penn State

301 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
Phone: (814) 861-4391
You Must contact facility in advance to provide paperwork and determine if they have capacity for the child on those particular days.
Drop-in rate: $34–$50 per day, dependent on age of child
Hours: 7 AM–6 PM, Monday through Friday

Medical Services

Mount Nittany Medical Center

1800 East Park Avenue
State College, Pennsylvania 16802
Phone: (814) 234-6110

MedExpress State College Urgent Care Center

1613 North Atherton St.
Suite B
State College, Pennsylvania 16803
Phone: (814) 238-1066
Hours: 9 AM–9 PM, 7 days a week

Nittany Urgent Care PC

2615 East College Avenue
State College, Pennsylvania 16801
Phone: (814) 308-8155
Hours: 9 AM–9 PM, Monday through Friday, and 10 AM–8 PM Saturday and Sunday


Messages for attendees may be posted on a bulletin board near the SSR Registration Desk.

Sales Taxes

The Pennsylvania state sales tax is 6%; some items, such as groceries and clothing, are exempt.