Faculty and Staff Event Information


The Office of College Events serves as a valuable resource, partnering with faculty and staff to plan Dean approved events, conferences and lecture series. The office provides guidance regarding approved vendors, venues, and virtual platforms and provides pre-event timeline creation, logistics management and support, and post-event surveys.

With over 50 years of combined event planning and management experience, our team serves as a valuable resource and partner to staff and faculty, providing professional event management through every stage.

  • Pre-event Planning
  • Logistics and Event Preparation
  • Event Day Execution
  • Post Event Debriefs and Survey Administration

Preparing for your event

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Donors
  • Partners
  • Internal and External Stakeholders
  • Pre-event planning
  • Venue and space selection
  • Guest and/or meeting rooms reservations
  • Caterer and menu selection
  • Audio/Visual needs
  • Registration
  • Post event surveys
  • Funding
  • Strategic planning initiatives of the college
  • Date and time
  • Audience
  • Intent
  • Type of event

Where we can help

  • Reservations for guest and/or meeting rooms
  • Menu selections
  • Agendas
  • Catering options
  • Meeting room setup
  • Venue and space selection
  • Registration Fleet transportation
  • Miscellaneous items such as signage, décor, entertainment, staffing, post-event surveys, and giveaways

Please submit requests for technology-related items to IST’s Office of Information Technology; for pre- and post-event services to IST’s Office of Facilities; and for event marketing, promotional items, and photography to IST’s Office of Marketing and Communications.


Office of College Events

E103 Westgate Building
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 865-6170