Penguin Xing is a central location with multiple services offered.
Select a service from the list below for more details.
Penguin Xing, serves as the campus information center and provides directions and general information about the YSU campus and upcoming events. YSU Info also serves as the campus lost & found, registers students for campus locker rentals, and provides estimates for Kilcawley Resume and Typing Service. A fax service is also available and includes international faxing. Those students needing immunization vaccinations make the Penguin Xing counter their first stop to pay for their shots prior to scheduling an appointment with the Student Health Clinic.
As of Wednesday, December 6, 2017, Student ID card numbers will no longer be manually entered.
Please go to Penguin X-ing in Kilcawley Center to get your student ID fixed or replaced.
YSU Info offers a FAX Service at our counter. You may send or receive local, long distance, or International faxes. Prices are listed below. Cash, check, or Pete’s Points accepted. No credit/debit cards are accepted at this time. Fax number 330-941-1998.
• Receive ~ $0.50 per page
• Local ~ $1.50 per page
• Long Distance ~ $2.50 per page
• International ~ $9.00 first page ($2.00 each additional page)
The Penguin Xing counter is the first stop for students who wish to receive a vaccination on campus at the Mercy Health Student Health Center.
Students must visit the Penguin Xing counter and pay for their immunization shot. Cash, check, credit card, and Pete’s Points are accepted. Once payment has been made students will receive a payment receipt which must be presented at the Mercy Health Student Health Center at their scheduled vaccination appointment time.
For a list of available immunizations and current costs or to schedule an appointment for your vaccination, call the Mercy Health Student Health Center at 330.941.3489. You may also stop in the Mercy Health Student Health Center located on the first floor of Kilcawley Residence Hall or email the YSU nurses at email@example.com.
Lockers are rented for one academic year for $25.00.
Lockers are located in Cushwa, Bliss, and Moser Halls.
Current students and entering freshman may rent a campus locker at the Penguin Xing counter located on the upper level of the Center. Campus lockers are located in Cushwa, Bliss, and Moser Halls and we provide the lock. A $25 one-time locker fee for the year is required and is payable by cash, check, credit card, or Pete’s Points. You must present your valid YSU Student ID and complete a Locker Registration Form.
Remember to renew your locker in April for the upcoming academic year. You will need to revisit Penguin Xing to complete a Locker Renewal Form and pay your locker fee for the new year. If you choose not to retain your campus locker, it must be vacated by mid-May. All items found in those lockers not renewed will be discarded or given to local charities. Refer to your locker agreement for the exact date that your locker must be cleaned out or contact us at 330-941-3516.
Faculty and staff who wish to secure a locker in Beeghly Center at the Andrews Recreations and Wellness Center. Call x1964
FOUND: Keys, cell phones, eye glasses, umbrellas, musical instruments, hats, books, book bags, coats, shoes, jewelry, gloves, purses, and more!
The Penguin Xing is YSU’s official lost and found. Items that were lost anywhere on campus can turn up here. All items are logged in at YSU Info and held throughout the semester. Valuable items such as wallets and purses are logged and then sent directly to the YSU Police Station.
All items FOUND that are not claimed by finals week of each semester will be donated to local charities. To inquire about a lost item, call 330.941.3516 or stop at the Penguin Xing counter located on the upper level of Kilcawley Center.
At the PC Lab students can find popular software programs and access to the internet.
The Penguin Xing has sixteen personal computers with Internet access available for student, faculty, and staff use. The PC Lab was named the Theta Chi Computer Lab and dedicated to the fraternity’s alumni. There are also eleven PC’s with Internet access in the adjacent Watson-Tressel Reading Lounge. The computers in both locations are available year-round during YSU Info’s hours.
Our student staff is available to answer questions and help you with using the software on the lab’s PC’s. Popular software programs on the PC’s include: Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Reader, Quicktime, and Mozilla Firefox.
Penguin Xing is your new destination for taking your photo for your ID. Our hours of operation for photo ID's is Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. during semesters and Monday – Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. during breaks.
If you lost your ID a new one will cost $25.
Meal Plans are for Everyone– Resident Students AND Commuters, too!
YSU Dining by Chartwells is committed to providing culinary offerings to meet a variety of dietary preferences, and our food is prepared by highly-trained staff and professional chefs. Purchasing a meal plan makes enjoying the variety easy! Students, faculty and staff can purchase meal plans through our card office which is located at Penguin Xing on the second floor. Meal plans make paying for your breakfast, lunch and dinner as easy as a swipe of your YSU ID.
Get the specifics!
Find out about available dining plans at https://new.dineoncampus.com/ysu
- Center for Student Progress
- ComDoc Copy
- Disability Services
- Giant Eagle Penguin Pickup
- Graphic Services
- Housing & Residence Life
- The Jambar
- Pete’s Points Meal Plans
- Pete’s Treats and More
- Penguin Xing
- Rookery Radio
- Student Activities
- Student Counseling Services
- Student Inclusion and Enrichment
- Student Government Association
- Student Health
- Student Organizations
- Student Outreach and Support
- Student Security Services