Planning, Design, & Properties

Planning, Design, & Properties promotes wise stewardship of the University’s physical assets and provides responsive, high quality and creative solutions in support of the University’s mission. Units within the division include Real Estate, Space Management, Campus Planning, and the University Architect.

Director: Steve Watson

AD02 - Non-University Groups Using University Facilities
AD05 - Naming University Facilities
AD31 - Public Art
AD38 - Administration of University Physical Facilities
AD57 - General Regulations on Use of University Property
AD62 - Scheduling and Use of General Purpose Classrooms
Documents & Forms
Space Request Form
University Access Committee Facilities Improvements Funding Request
Interior Signage Standards
Building List
Important Links
CollegeNET 25Live Scheduling System
Penn State Office of the Corporate Controller - Risk Management
Giving to Penn State


west halls aerial
Handles big picture campus planning process aligning priorities and goals
Shortlidge Mall
Board of Trustees Responsibilities
CWC Campus Students
Handles all aspects of facilities planning, usage, and management at all commonwealth campuses
Katz Building
Oversees and maintains standards of design quality for campus planning, architecture, and civic spaces at all campuses
Students walking into building on campus
Manages General Purpose Classrooms University-wide
Aerial view of campus
Offers property management, leasing, and the buying, selling and gifting of property

People In Division


Madeline Cantu
Design Resources Coordinator, Landscape Architect
(814) 863-4242
Thomas Flynn
Landscape Architect
(814) 863-4531
pamela garbini
Assistant Director Space Management
(814) 865-4832
Facilities Representative
(814) 865-1595
Alex Gentry
Functional Administrator, Event Scheduling
(814) 865-2039
Kelly Harris
Landscape Architect
(814) 865-8249
Darlene Hoy
Real Estate Specialist
(814) 865-1246
Derek Kalp
Landscape Architect
(814) 863-8740
(814) 865-1598
Sheri Lucas
Real Estate Specialist
(814) 863-3854