Please join the HU Founders Club – a philanthropic group of University supporters.

Founders Club seeks to enrich the lives of HU students by providing much needed financial support for our disadvantaged students. With a strong educational foundation, our graduates become incredible leaders regionally and globally.

2019 Spotlight Award Winners

Valued Community Member | Boys and Girls Club of Harrisburg

Business Partner of the Year | Capital Blue Cross

Honored Alumnus | Timothy DeFoor, M.S. 2015; Dauphin County Controller

Dedicated Government Representative | Sharon Minnich, Former Secretary of Administration to Governor Tom Wolf


We need your help to continue our students’ remarkable success. Please consider making a generous donation of $1,000. Contributions may be made in full or divided into two payments to secure your Founders Club membership.

Members of Founder Clubs are given the following benefits:

  • Invitation and admission to the annual HU Founders Club Reception on Thursday, November 8, 2018—an exclusive sneak peek at the newly-opened Esports Practice Facility located in the Whitaker Center
  • Invitation and admission to the annual Presidential Luncheon on Thursday, March 14, 2019 – an exclusive meeting with President Darr and Trustees.
  • An exclusive Founders Club polo
  • Preferred access to conference rooms and meeting spaces at HU, as well as private tours
  • Exclusive access to pre-Commencement Reception and preferred seating at Commencement on May 9, 2018

These benefits are designed to celebrate your support to HU as the University continues to address the educational, workforce and economic needs of the Central Pennsylvania region and globally. Your contributions make a difference; you influence change. Most importantly, you help secure a bright future for many deserving students.


Standard Parking operates a garage within Harrisburg University’s building. It is accessible from 4th Street. The garage is fully automated and there is a cash-only payment machine on the first floor. If you are using the Standard Parking Authority operated lot within the Academic Center, please take the elevator to Floor 1 and check in with the Security Desk. You will need to enter floor number “1” at the kiosk adjacent to the elevators; there are no buttons inside the elevator cars. The kiosk will direct you to the appropriate elevator car.

Parking Garage Hourly Rates

1/2 hour or less $3.00

2 hours or less $8.00

3 hours or less $10.00

4 hours or less $12.00

5-10 hours $18.00

11-24 hours $20.00

Meter parking is in effect 8AM- 7PM Monday through Saturday. There is no charge for meter parking on Sunday and major holidays, which include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. For additional information about parking, you may contact Standard Parking at 717.255.3099 or visit Harrisburg Parking. For emergencies or issues related to the parking garage contact 717.238.0496.
The University can not validate for any parking in the garage.

Parking for vehicles with a height above 7 feet, 2 inches (SUVs, trucks with racks, and vehicle lift kits) is limited to P-3.

Founder's Day 2017 - Contact Us

For more information on The Founders Club please contact Megan Kreiser, Director of Development & Event Planning:
717.901.5172 or