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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.


  • Free Lecture to Address Investing in the Global Economy
    Learn the fundamentals to investing in the global economy at a free lecture set for noon to 1 p.m., October 16 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
    Sep 21, 2014
  • U.S.News Best College Rankings Include Harrisburg University
    The recent annual college rankings by U.S. News & World Report included good news for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. HU appears again this year in the second tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges Schools that appear in the second tier are not ranked but are listed alphabetically.
    Sep 20, 2014
  • Washington Monthly Ranks HU in its 2014 College Guide
    Washington Monthly magazine ranks Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in its listing of the nation’s liberal arts colleges for 2014. Among the nation’s best liberal arts colleges, HU overall ranking is at #222. The University ranked at #125 for community service participation and #125 for financial aid support.
    Sep 20, 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.
    Sep 17, 2014
  • $35,000 in Prizes for Start Up Weekend at HU
    Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Join us at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, October 3rd-5th, and to find out!
    Sep 17, 2014


Event Calendar  

  • 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

  • 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