Frequently Asked Questions - Penn State Atlanta

You asked. We answered.

  • Do I need to be a Penn State alumnus in order to be a Chapter member?

No. Any supporter of Penn State can become a member regardless of their previous affiliations with other educational institutions.


  • Do I need to live or work in Atlanta in order to be a member?

No. Membership is not limited to residents of Atlanta. However, a vast majority of our chapter events occur in metro-Atlanta area.


  •  I am a member of national Penn State Alumni Association. Does this make me a member of the Atlanta Chapter?

Yes, with the recent migration to the 'One Membership" model, you are a member of the chapter closest to where you live if you are a member of the national Penn State Alumni Association.  


  • I am a member of the Nittany Lion Club. Does this make me a member of the Chapter?

Only if you are also a member of the national Penn State Alumni Association.


  •  I want to get involved but do not want to responsibility of a officer/board position. What can I do?

 We are always looking for volunteers to assist our chapter. If you are interested in lending a helping hand by joining a committee, please contact the chapter president at


  •  I want to offer a benefit or discount to your members. How may I do so?

 If you have a valuable benefit or discount that you would like to extend to our members, please contact the President at


  •  Where does the chapter hold its football watch parties?

Penn State Atlanta's official viewing location is The Brass Tap - Perimeter, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. NE, Atlanta. Any questions regarding viewing parties, please forward to 


  • You have an idea for a great Penn State Atlanta event.  Who should you contact?

Please feel free to contact our Social VP via