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There’s always a lot happening at Harrisburg University. Browse the links below to get the latest news, events, and information about what is going on at the University. For more information on events or news items, please contact the University by e-mailing or call 717.901.5146.


  • Welcome Weekend 2014 Schedule
    The Student Services team has created a series of fun events for Welcome Weekend 2014.
    Sep 3, 2014
  • HU Holds the Line on Undergraduate Tuition. No Increase for 2014-2015
    Harrisburg University of Science and Technology President Eric Darr today announced that the private university is holding the line against rising college costs by keeping its undergraduate tuition frozen at $23,900 for 2014-2015, keeping the school's tuition $6,700 below the average for private universities in Pennsylvania.
    Aug 19, 2014
  • Class of 2010 Graduate Earns Promotion
    A 2010 graduate of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is continuing to advance in his career. Michael A. Platt has been promoted to systems administrator at the Bethlehem construction firm Quandel Enterprises, Inc.
    Aug 14, 2014
  • Free Lecture to Address Strategies to Improve Research, Innovation Performance and University Competitiveness
    We invite you to join us on August 26th for a special presentation by Dr. Francisco J. Cantú-Ortiz, Professor and Provost for Research, Graduate Studies, and Entrepreneurship at Tecnológico do Monterrey. During this free presentation that is open to the community, Dr. Cantú-Ortiz will address the issue of team collaboration among professors and research staff for improving research and innovation performance indicators as well as university competitiveness. He also will explain how a set of academic, research, and innovation balanced scorecard indicators may identify strengths and weaknesses within a university, and how strategic actions could be adopted for improving university competitiveness at the regional, national, or international level with an impact on prestige and reputation and the attraction of talented students, grants, and enterprise contracts. This event will take place between noon and 1 p.m. on August 26th in the University’s Auditorium. You can RSVP at Dr. Cantú-Ortiz has published around 50 scientific articles in international journals and conferences and around 20 edited books. He is accredited as a National Researcher (SNI) by the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico. He has been general chair of about 15 international conferences in artificial intelligence and expert systems as well as 10 congresses on multidisciplinary research and development. His research interests include knowledge based systems and inference, machine learning and data mining using Bayesian and statistical techniques for business intelligence, technology management, and entrepreneurial science.
    Aug 4, 2014
  • Educational Parter in Geospatial Technology Program Wins National Awards
    A corporate partner at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is garnering national awards for its work in the geospatial industry.
    Aug 2, 2014


Event Calendar  

  • DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series: Money Matters on Campus: Financial Capability & First-Year College Students
    The free presentation will also include a discussion of the relationship between financial capability and college success, as well implications for institutions, policy makers and researchers.
    Sep 18, 2014
  • Put Yourself in the Shoes of Entrepreneur During Startup Weekend Harrisburg
    The concept is simple: You arrive at Harrisburg University on a Friday night and you leave with a business on Sunday evening. That’s the idea behind Startup Weekend Harrisburg, scheduled for October 3-5, 2014 at Harrisburg University. The Harrisburg event is part of a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.
    Oct 3-5, 2014
  • DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy: Investing in the Global Economy in 2014
    What are the fundamentals of investing in the current global economy? How to navigate the challenges? What does active and passive investing mean today and where is it going? This free event is part of the DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy. Each month, Harrisburg University will host a free discussion open to the community examining financial literacy from a macro-view.
    Oct 16, 2014
  • DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series: Capital Market Oversight by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
    The discussion will address industry practices by investment banks and other broker/dealers that raise capital for businesses in primary markets, where new stock and bond issues are sold to investors, and secondary markets, which trade existing securities. We also will explore FINRA's role in regulating these markets. FINRA is an independent, not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America's investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly and honestly. The free event is part of the DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy
    Nov 6, 2014


Admissions Calendar

  • Graduate Programs Open House
    Learn more about our commitment to provide exceptional graduate educational opportunities in a student-centered environment during the Open House, set for 5 to 7:30 p.m., September 23rd. RSVP online at
    Sep 23, 2014
  • Get to Know HU: October 18th Undergraduate Open House
    Attend the Harrisburg University Open House on Saturday, October 18th, and learn why we're known for our outstanding science and technology-focused degree programs that lead to great careers.
    Oct 18, 2014
  • Get to Know HU: November 15th Undergraduate Open House
    There's so much to love about going to Harrisburg University; real world experiences, academic choices that let you tailor your studies to your own interests and goals, scholarships that reward your high school GPA, a diverse campus, and engaging faculty. Attend the Harrisburg University Open House on Saturday, November 15th, and learn why we're known for our outstanding science and technology-focused degree programs that lead to great careers.
    Nov 15, 2014
  • 2015 Financial Aid Workshop
    Whether you've been accepted to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology or you're just starting to check things out, attend our free Financial Aid Workshop to be equipped with the necessary information to help you understand the financial aid process. At this workshop--scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, February 16, 2015--you will learn about types of financial aid, how to apply for them, information on FAFSA and any deadlines you might need to know. There will also be opportunities for you to take a campus tour and become more familiar with HU. Come with your tax information and we will assist you with completing the FASFA. Join us for this free opportunity to learn about what Harrisburg University has to offer you! Space is limited. RSVP online at
    Feb 16, 2015