Ways for members of our extended Penn family to get involved and stay connected to the campus.

About Penn

Welcome to Penn

A quick overview of our dynamic university.

Penn's Heritage

The University began with an idea that was ahead of its time. That idea has produced a history of trailblazing developments.

Penn News

A central source for comprehensive University news coverage.



Applying to Penn -- for Undergraduates

Information about applying, courses, visits, undergraduate schools, student life.

Graduate and Professional Admissions

Information about applying to Penn's 12 schools, online applications, graduate catalog, information for international students.

Life at Penn

Arts Information

A central source for information on arts and cultural events at Penn.

Campus Safety & Security

Penn offers a safe environment to live, work and study, thanks to our public safety programs and community partnerships.

Emergency Information

Fire, police, medical and weather emergencies, ambulance, counseling, telephone and data trouble.

New Student Orientation

Getting to Penn, family events, Penn Reading Project, student services.

Religious Life

Chaplain's office, religious organizations, student religious groups, on-campus religious service schedule.

Offices and Services


Penn's electronic billing system.

Penn Gets IT

Technology guide for prospective students and parents, includes computing requirements, services and costs, computing facilities, wireless technology.


On-campus and community housing, listings, community service directory.

Career Services

Career planning and placement for students and alumni and services for employers to hire them.

Student Health Service

Appointments, emergency care, insurance, vaccines, women's health.

Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL)

Academic support programs, counseling, cultural centers, student disabilities services, health and wellness and more.