Amenities & Features

White Course Apartments, located on the west side of the University Park campus, provides a unique environment for full-time graduate students – singles, couples, and families, as well as undergraduate students who are married or have a family. Two apartments buildings are also reserved for single, undergraduate students. A supportive staff and an excellent safety/security program help to make campus life easier and more comfortable. Special activities and programs help residents get to know one another – and form friendships that will last a lifetime.

White Course Apartments complex includes the following units:

  • Family one-bedroom unfurnished apartments (58 units available)
  • Family one-bedroom furnished apartments (10 units available, effective fall 2016)
  • Family two-bedroom unfurnished apartments (45 units available)
  • Family three-bedroom unfurnished apartments (11 units available)
  • Single-student graduate student four-bedroom furnished apartments (2 buildings available)
  • Single-student undergraduate student four-bedroom furnished apartments (2 buildings available) 
  • View floor plans here.

School-age children residing in White Course Apartments attend the State College Area School District.

White Course also features the Weston Community Center, where many events and activities are held and space is available for residents to reserve for meetings and parties.  

Amenities

Below is a list of amenities that are included in the White Course Apartments lease payment.

Cable and Internet Access

Included in your rent is a multi-station cable TV service that provides a large selection of popular channels. Each rental unit is cable ready, but you must supply your own television and cable. Internet connections are also provided in your rental unit. For assistance connecting to the Internet, please visit the ResCom (Residential Computing) Web site.  

Electricity, Heat, and Air Conditioning

Electricity, heat, and air conditioning are provided, and the cost is included in your monthly rent. A thermostat control unit for both air conditioning and heat is located in the living room area. Refer to rules and regulations for items prohibited.  

Telephone Connection

  • Single-student apartments: A courtesy telephone is installed in the kitchen. Local, on-campus, or emergency phone calls to 911 can be made on this phone. A calling card is required for long-distance phone calls.
  • Family apartments: A telephone connection is available in the apartment and included in the rent. Residents are responsible for bringing a phone and cord. To activate the landline phone service, visit the Weston Community Center to complete a phone activation form.     

Trash and Recycling

Trash and recycling containers are located outside each residence area. Please follow guidelines for keeping the community healthy and safe.  

Water

Water usage fees are included in your monthly rent. It is important to conserve water. The water in White Course Apartments is the same water available to the rest of Penn State and is tested regularly for safety.  

Electronic Card Access System

The majority of apartment buildings feature an electronic card access system that is in service seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The Weston Community Center does not use the card access system and is open from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., seven days a week, excluding holidays. Only individuals indicated on the lease (aged 10 and older) are eligible for card access. Family members may not share their Penn State id+ Card with other family members or guests.

Laundry Facilities

Each rental unit is equipped with a washer and dryer.  

Mail and Delivery Service

Mailboxes with combination locks are located in the Weston Community Center, next to the Information Desk. To receive mail, please follow the addressing directions as specified in the rules and regulations.  

Packages delivered by U.S. mail, UPS, FedEx, and other carriers will be delivered to the Community Center. When a lease resident receives a package, an email message will be sent to the primary lease holder. All packages can be picked up at the Information Desk.  

Single Student Apartment Amenities

The apartments for single students are furnished with the amenities listed below. All units are air conditioned. Mini-blinds are provided for all windows. Carpet is in the living room and bedrooms, and linoleum is in the kitchen and bathrooms.

Living/Dining Area Kitchen Bedroom
  • Couch
  • Easy Chairs (2)
  • End Tables (2)
  • Coffee Table
  • Floor Lamp
  • Table Lamp
  • Dining Table with 4 chairs
  • Cable TV connection
  • Smoke Detector
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Courtesy Telephone
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Twin bed with mattress
  • Bookshelf
  • Bulletin Board
  • Closet
  • Desk and Chair
  • Dresser
  • Filing Cabinet
  • Smoke Detector

 

Family Apartment Amenities

UNFURNISHED APARTMENTS
The majority of family apartment units are unfurnished
. All units are air conditioned. Mini-blinds are provided for all windows. Carpet is in the living room and bedrooms, and linoleum is in the kitchen and bathroom.

Living/Dining area Kitchen
  • Cable TV connection
  • Smoke Detector
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Telephone Connecton
  • Washer and Dryer

 

FURNISHED APARTMENTS
Ten one-bedroom apartment units will be furnished, effective fall 2016. All units are air conditioned. Mini-blinds are provided for all windows. Carpet is in the living room and bedrooms, and linoleum is in the kitchen and bathroom.

Living/dining area kitchen bedroom
  • Loveseat
  • Lounge Chair
  • Coffee Table
  • End Table
  • Entertainment Stand
  • Dining Table with Two Chairs
  • Smoke Detector
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Telephone Connection
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Full-size bed with headboard and mattress (54" x 80" x 22")
  • Two 2-drawer, stackable dresser
  • Desk with carrel and chair
  • Three-drawer pedestal
  • Filing cabinet
  • Ethernet connection
  • Individual door lock
  • Smoke detector

 

Recreation

Children's Play Area

Two playgrounds with jungle gyms are located near the Community Center.  

Community Gardens

Community garden plots are available in the complex for growing flowers, vegetables, and spices. Please do not plant anything in the ground surrounding the apartment buildings.  

Events and Activities

Community-wide monthly activities, such as dinners and social and educational programs, help residents get to know each other. Visit the listing of events and activities for specific dates, times, and descriptions.