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Rigorous training mixed with a sense of humor prepares resident assistants to work with incoming freshman at The Lions Gate, the first residence hall for Penn State Abington students.
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Residence Halls - Lions Gate at Penn State Abington

Residence Halls - Lions Gate at Penn State Abington

A Student Apartment Community

Welcome to Residence Life at Penn State Abington! Residence Life's role is to mold the idea of community. As a part of Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL), Residence Life strives to create opportunities for students in Lions Gate to Connect with their peers, faculty, and staff; Grow into independent individuals; and Succeed in and outside of the classroom. It is our hope that living at Lions Gate is a transformational experience for all of our residents.

Learn more about Connect, Grow, and Succeed.

Fall 2018- Spring 2019 Apartment Rates

Double occupancy bedroom $4,050.00 per semester.
Single occupancy bedroom $4,605.00 per semester.

Learn the Details

At our "Abington Campus Living" website where you'll get info on housing contracts, roommate assignments, timelines and student responsibilities.


  • Zagster Bike shares on site and on campus
  • Shuttle to/from campus during the academic year
  • SEPTA Regional Rail with service into Center City located within walking distance from Lions Gate
  • SEPTA 55 Bus with service to Willow Grove and Center City
  • People power: Abington is a walking-friendly community

What’s nearby?

Abington is a thriving town with shops, restaurants, gyms, recreational spaces, and plenty of activities. Convenience stores such as Wawa, fast-food such as Chipotle, and full-service restaurants are easily accessible. Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are within walking distance, and the Giant Supermarket is one mile away.

Directions to Lions Gate at Penn State Abington
1001 Old York Rd | Abington, PA 19001