Take a Professor to Lunch

Take a Professor to Lunch (or Coffee or Ice Cream)

The HHD Dean's Office will pay for lunch, coffee, or ice cream for up to five HHD students and one HHD faculty member at any one of the University's on-campus eating establishments.

Here is what you should do:

  1. Invite the professor to lunch (or coffee or ice cream)
  2. After the professor accepts, the student should complete the online form below
  3. On the day of the lunch, the student must visit 344 Health and Human Development Building to sign out a charge card
  4. After lunch (coffee or ice cream), the charge card must be returned with a copy of the receipt by noon (12:00 p.m.) the following day

As one of the most popular colleges at Penn State, we know how hard it can be to get to know your professors in our majors. But, we also know our faculty are wonderful people, and would love the opportunity to get to know you.

Did you know? Engagement with faculty outside of class is one of the best predictors of student success in college.

So, take our money! Enjoy a free lunch! Share a conversation over coffee. Compare notes on your favorite Creamery cone.

The charge card has a set monthly limit, so call early in the month to reserve your place.

Each HHD student is eligible to participate once per semester; faculty may participate as often as they are asked!

Take a Professor to Lunch Online Form

Location of lunch, coffee, or ice cream