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Special Living Options

Penn State Behrend offers an opportunity for students interested in living with others who share common interests and goals. Special Living Options (SLOs) are open to all students who have an interest in one of the themes. Students interested in an SLO can contact the Housing and Food Service Office for more information about how to request an SLO.

The following SLOs are available at Behrend:

Honors Program

The Honors Special Living Option is available to students who share similar academic goals and are enrolled in the Honors Program. Fostering the scholars' growth through activities with faculty, the Erie Honors House is run in conjunction with The Schreyer Honors College. Behrend students also have the opportunity to participate in the Hall Council and the Community Standards Board. A majority of Honors students, both first-year and upperclass, are assigned to Ohio Hall.