CFL Chapter Picnic at Florida Fire Frogs Baseball, Picture 1 - 2019

Our chapter is made up of Penn State graduates, their families and friends and those who have a connection or a love of Penn State. As a child of the parent Penn State Alumni Association, our purpose is to bring Penn State here to central Florida. Since we are a non-profit organization, we are dependent on our membership to continue our mission.

So whether you are looking for opportunities to network and socialize with fellow Penn Staters, to volunteer within the community or to give back to your alma mater and its students, you have found the right group. Below is a benefits comparison between non-members and members. We look forward to having you become a member the Penn State Alumni Association, Central Florida Chapter!


  • Ability to meet, hang out and network with other Penn Staters, their family and friends
  • Methods to connect with our chapter through our email list, social media and website
  • Participate in social group gatherings such as open Penn State football viewing parties, local Penn State sporting events locally, picnics, family events, outings and much more
  • Participate in programs that support current students attending Penn State who are from central Florida and that serve our community, such as Give Kids the World and Second Harvest Food Bank, through volunteer opportunities and fundraisers
  • Options to stay connected with Penn State, promote Penn State pride and be a visible presence in Central Florida

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more? Here are just a few questions that prospective members ask prior to joining our group. You may also contact us with your questions or join us for one of our events.

Who can become a member?
You! We welcome all alumni and friends of Penn State to join our group.
Who does my membership extend to?
Your membership extends to immediate family members which includes your spouse and children under the age of 25.
How much does it cost to be a Chapter member?
Only $25 for an annual membership!

For a limited time, chapter membership for the 2020-2021 fiscal year also includes the 2021-2022 fiscal year for only $40 (save $10).

How often do I have to pay dues?

Membership cycles follow the fiscal year which begins on July 1st and ends June 30th. The chapter will change the online payment option to the next fiscal year typically during the month of June. Payments for dues can be made from our LionShop by clicking the “Join Today” link found on this page.

Do I have to be a member of the Penn State Alumni Association to join the Chapter?
No. We do encourage you to become a Penn State Alumni Association member though. Without the Association and support of its members, we would not exist. Memberships are affordable and also comes with a variety of benefits. Members of both the Association and the Chapter are also eligible to hold positions on the Chapter’s Board of Directors. To join the Penn State Alumni Association or to renew your membership, please visit their website at or call 800-548-LION (5466).
When can I join?

Anytime! Our fiscal year does run from July 1st to June 30th, but speak with a Membership Chairperson if you would like to pay prior to the start of the new fiscal year. Renewals of membership are typically sent out electronically via email around July 1st.

Where can I join or renew my membership?
Both new and renewal memberships can be paid online and at select Chapter events.