penn-state-alumni-association-atlanta-logoFAQs of PSU ATL

You asked. We answered.

Q: Do I need to be a Penn State alumnus in order to be a Chapter member?
A: No. Any supporter of Penn State can become a member regardless of their previous affiliations with other educational institutions.

Q: Do I need to live or work in Atlanta in order to be a member?
A: No. Membership is not limited to residents of Atlanta. However, a vast majority of our chapter events occur in metro-Atlanta area--primarily within the "perimeter".

Q: I am interested in becoming a member but would prefer a paper application and the option to pay by check? What should I do?
A: If you are uncomfortable with submitting your credit card information on our website and would like to request a paper application as well as the option to pay by check, please contact the Membership VP at

Q: I am a member of national Penn State Alumni Association. Does this make me a member of the Atlanta Chapter?
A: Unfortunately, it does not. We are a separate affiliate group of the University.

Q: I am a member of the Nittany Lion Club. Does this make me a member of the Chapter?
A: No. Please see above.

Q: I want to get involved but do not want to responsibility of a officer/board position. What can I do?
A: 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 President at

Q: I want to offer a benefit or discount to your members. How may I do so?
A: If you have a valuable benefit or discount that you would like to extend to our members, please contact the President at

Q: I want to submit something for the chapter newsletter. How may I do so?
A: If you have a PSU newsworthy item you would like the chapter to consider promoting, please contact the Communications VP via If you have an item for sale (like football tickets), are looking ride or apartment shares, or have a general message you’d like to share with our members, please do so on our discussion board, our Facebook fan page, or with our LinkedIn group.  (PSU Atlanta does not act as a ticket broker.)
Q: I am a Penn State graduate and my child would like to apply to Penn State. Is there someone in Atlanta they can speak with?
A: Please contact Marie Powers via  They will talk to you about Penn State and will also get you in touch with Penn State Admissions.

Q: Where does the chapter watch football games?
A: Penn State Atlanta's official viewing location is The Brass Tap. Any questions regarding viewing parties, please forward to 

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

A: Please feel free to contact our Social VP via or come out to our next chapter meeting.