Get Directions to Esber Recital Hall
The University Park campus is located at the geographical center of the state, adjacent to State College, PA. Access is available by car, air, and bus.
The School of Music's Esber Recital Hall is located near the northwest corner of the campus, and visitor parking is available at the Nittany Parking Deck for an hourly rate.
For concerts occurring in Eisenhower Auditorium, parking is provided at the adjacent Eisenhower Parking Deck.
Frequent concert-goers are encouraged to purchase a monthly parking permit for evening and weekend performances. Simply download and complete this form and send it with payment to the University Parking Office at the address on the form. The Parking Office will send you a permit valid in all regular faculty and staff parking areas after 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. The permit is not valid in any of the resident student parking areas, spaces specifically reserved by signage, or events at the Bryce Jordan Center.
It’s that simple! Purchase your permit now for hassle-free parking when you attend an arts performance, lecture, athletic, or special event.
For information regarding parking during the day, campus maps, one-day visitor parking passes, and change for parking meters, please visit any of the parking kiosks on campus.
The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) provides services for those traveling within the area. Frequent free downtown-campus routes are provided by the BLUE and WHITE LOOPs and the RED and GREEN LINKs. Service to campus from the surrounding area is provided by CATA's numerous additional routes.These connect the campus with the outlying communities of Boalsburg, Bellefonte, Pleasant Gap, Pine Grove Mills, Stormstown, etc. and with major shopping centers and businesses. For current schedule, route and fare information, please visit the CATA website at www.catabus.com or call (814) 238-CATA(2282).