Lock Haven University is home to almost 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States as well as from six continents, creating an atmosphere that fosters both cultural diversity and small town community.

Aside from its heritage and diversity, many students are drawn to Lock Haven University for its multitude of activities and organizations. Lock Haven University features many student and university-founded organizations that address a vast array of academic, cultural, political, social, and religious interests. Concerts, athletic events, theatrical performances, comedians, and international experiences are just some of the enriching experiences available to students, both on campus and in Lock Haven University's neighboring communities.


“The Department of Student and Residence Life offers living-learning opportunities in a safe environment and develops academically successful and civically responsible students who experience a shared sense of community.”
- Student & Residence Life Mission Statement


This simple statement sets the tone for our residence halls and our entire Student Life Program. Discover student life at Lock Haven University by visiting the links to the left.

Students at Lock Haven have four different housing options.  Students may live on campus in “The Suites”, “The Halls”, or Campus Village, or off-campus at Evergreen Commons.

For more information on LHU’s housing options, click here.


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