The Yards at Old State clubhouse entrance featuring spacious design and open layouts.
The Yards clubhouse with pool table, TVs, and arcade games.
The Yards clubhouse offers light-filled seating areas where you can escape and study
The Yards clubhouse features an indoor basketball court.


The Yards at Old State is elevated student living that empowers your individualism, thrives on a collective energy and goes beyond what you’d expect. Chart your own path and discover Penn State off campus housing where you’re free to be you.

Limited-Time Specials

Want to live with your friends? Our group special has you covered:*

10 – 15 leases = $1,000 Gift Card
26 – 50 leases = $1,500 Gift Card
51 – 75 leases = $2,000 Gift Card
76+ leases = $2,500 Gift Card

*Restrictions apply; see a leasing consultant for details. Not an offering where prohibited by law.

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We Proudly Sponsor Penn State Athletics

The Yards is honored to support Penn State athletics and all its amazing athletes.

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With a tight-knit community and abundant outdoor space, you’re free to venture anywhere you choose — out in nature for a hike or trail run, in the clubhouse for a coffee-powered study session or out in the yard to just hang around. With two on-site bus stops, resident parking and a spot for your bike, getting around State College couldn’t be easier. Your comfort place is wherever you want to be.

The Yards clubhouse with spacious design featuring study and seating areas with plenty of natural light.


Explore our unique residences and unrivaled amenities that raise the bar to new standards. Our thoughtfully designed clubhouse is supremely comfortable and filled to the brim with everything you need — multiple levels of lounges, a fully-equipped fitness center with rock climbing wall, immersive studio, half-court basketball, interactive sports simulator and more. Or, enjoy the great outdoors and strengthen ties with your neighbors by relaxing poolside, grilling some healthy eats or getting a game of beach volleyball in. The Yards is your choice for boundless freedom.