Parking at Penn State Great Valley
Student parking is free. No permits are needed.
You must park in white lined parking spots.Do not park in reserved spots or around yellow curbs.Please do not block the walkways into the buildings.
Any vehicle parked on campus shall be parked at the owner's risk.The University assumes no responsibility or liability for theft, damage, or personal injury.The University reserves the right to tow, at the owner's expense, any vehicle illegally parked in any on-campus location.
For more information about parking regulations and fines, contact the Penn State Great Valley Business Office or Student Services Office.
Student Shuttle Service
Penn State Great Valley offers students a shuttle service to and from the Malvern, Pa. SEPTA regional rail train station Monday through Thursday when classes are in session, weather permitting.
The shuttle picks up students at the Malvern train station once a day at 4:57 p.m. The shuttle departs promptly after the train arrives. Students with shuttle reservations may catch the shuttle at the Malvern train station lower parking lot and travel to the Penn State Great Valley Main Building.
At the end of each evening session of classes, the shuttle picks up students in front of the campus’s Main Building, departing the campus by 9:15 p.m. for the Paoli train station. Students should plan to catch a train leaving Paoli at approximately 9:45 p.m.
If you are interested in riding the shuttle, you must:
- Be a currently enrolled student
- Be in registered status, which means that you have paid your tuition.
When boarding the shuttle, you may be asked to show a Penn State ID card, and the shuttle driver may verify that you are eligible to ride.
If you are interested in taking the shuttle, contact Penn State Great Valley’s Office of Student Services at 610-648-3275 to reserve a space.
Seats on the shuttle are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Students not able to be accommodated on the shuttle after all seats are allocated may need to take Uber or a cab to campus. There is no charge for the shuttle. The campus reserves the right to cancel the shuttle at any time and/or to change the shuttle route.
During periods of severe inclement weather, contact the campus’s Office of Student Services at 610-648-3275 to verify that the shuttle is able to run. Recorded messages about shuttle operations will also be posted on the campus’s “weather emergency hotline” at 610-648-3399 during bad weather.
Note: The shuttle also provides limited service to/from two nearby apartment complexes where a number of students live. If you live or plan to live at one of these locations and want to use the Penn State Great Valley shuttle to travel to campus for classes, contact Penn State Great Valley’s Office of Student Services for reservations and schedule information. The two apartment complexes are:
Westgate Village Apartments
333 Lancaster Avenue
Frazer, PA 19355
Shuttle pick up at the Clubhouse at 4:25 p.m. (advance reservations only)
Shuttle drop off at the Clubhouse at 9:40 p.m. (advance reservations only)
William Henry Apartments
1086 West King Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Shuttle pick up at the Clubhouse at 4:15 p.m. (advance reservations only)
Shuttle drop off at the Clubhouse at 9:30 p.m. (advance reservations only)