Campus Life

Penn State General Stores to hold open house Oct. 8

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State General Stores, the University’s exclusive provider of office and janitorial products, will host an open house from 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 167 Office of Physical Plant (OPP) Building.

Current and prospective customers will have an opportunity to learn more about General Stores and the money- and time-saving products and services it offers to all 24 Penn State locations across the Commonwealth.

Specifically, the open house will allow attendees to:

  • Learn about General Stores’ core products that offer significant savings to customers.
  • Learn how to place a General Stores order on eBuy.
  • Learn how to process a General Stores return.
  • See how General Stores receives and processes core campus freight.
  • Learn what “green” products are available to the Penn State community.
  • Speak with OfficeMax representatives about a variety of products.
  • Learn about the General Stores cylinder gas program.
  • Learn how to process a cylinder order and return.

The open house also gives the General Stores staff the opportunity to meet with customers in order to continue to provide smooth, efficient, convenient, and cost-effective services to the Penn State community.

Door prizes will be available to those who attend the open house.

Penn State General Stores is located off of Park Avenue across from the Stadium West parking lot. For more information, visit the General Stores website at, call 814-863-0317, or send an email to

Last Updated September 30, 2015