A Survival Guide

Housing:

Graduate students have had good experiences living in the following places in State College:

  • Witherite Property Management
  • Toftrees Apartments
  • The Villas at Happy Valley
  • Nittany Gardens
  • Vairo Village (large international population)
  • Prime Management
  • Briarwood
  • The Station
  • Park Forest
Grocery stores in the area and online ordering for pickup:
International Stores:
  • Golden Dragon Market
  • State College International Market
  • That Oriental Store (It’s actually called this)
  • Kirshan Indian Grocery Store
  • International food stores
  • East European Market
  • East Asian Market
  • Momezon Korean Market
  • Far Corners Asian Market

Home Goods:

Restaurants and Delivery:

 

  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Olive Garden
  • Red Lobster
  • Champs
  • Otto’s
  • Applebee’s
  • Happy Valley Brewery
  • Plaza Mexican
  • Rey Azteca Mexican
  • Fuji Jade Garden and My Thai
  • The Tavern
  • The Corner Room
  • Pickles
  • Federal Taphouse
  • The Koop
  • Penang
  • Big Bowl
  • Green Bowl
  • Yallah Taco
  • The Waffle Shop
  • McDonald’s
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Wendy’s
  • Taco Bell
  • Subway
  • Chipotle
  • KFC
  • Panda Express
  • Qdoba
  • Jersey Mikes
  • Panera
  • Papa John’s
  • Dominos

Things to do in the area:

Parking/public transport
Parking on campus:

Additional Resources: