Reasons to Join

More than 900 Penn State alumni live in Hampton Roads. We welcome current students, parents and Penn State fans too!

We Give Back to Hampton Roads


  • We volunteer together at the Foodbank of Southeastern VA and hold food drives and collections at events throughout the year.
  • We participated in 2019 Clean the Bay Day
  • We distribute wreaths at Christmastime with Wreaths Across America at the Hampton VA cemetery.

We Support New and Local Penn State Students


  • Student Send-Off Picnic every Summer, to gather local PSU students before they trek off to college! 
  • Represent Penn State at college fairs in the fall.
  • We offer a student scholarship to local Penn State students.
  • Twice a year we send care packages during finals week to local students attending Penn State campuses.

We Support Penn State Athletics


TV Watch Parties include: 

  • Football Games 
  • Wrestling Matches
  • Ice Hockey 
  • Basketball

Though it may not happen often, we cheer on Penn State when our teams  compete at local universities. We have supported PSU

  • Tennis 
  • Field Hockey 
  • Baseball

We hold Social Gatherings Year Round


  • Annual B1G Social in August
  • Penn State night at the Tides in summer 
  • Admirals hockey
  • Monthly Phyrst Thursday event for Young Alumni

We Raise Money for THON


We  hold social fundraising activities throughout the year to benefit THON. 

They include:

  •  50/50 Raffles at chapter events
  • Silent Auctions


We offer Special Membership-Only Discounts


  • Discounts on Chapter events and outings 
  • Exclusive access to tickets for a 2020 Chapter-selected Penn State football game
  • $20 credit to Blue Moon Taphouse or Waterside District while supplies last
  • Discounts to businesses throughout Tidewater

Join now

Click below to complete our membership form. Payment information can be found below.


Checks:  Send checks made out to “Penn State Hampton Roads” to Treasurer, Alan Keller, 4 Zilber Ct., Hampton, VA 23669

or use PayPal: Please click below. Select “pay a friend” to save us administrative fees!

Questions? Contact Brittani Garcia, Membership Chairman--

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