Student Life Resources

Office of Student Affairs

  • Executive Board Transitions: OSA provides a guide to executive transistions within extracurricular organizations, detailing factors such as elections, passwords, webpages, and coordinating all pertinent information with OSA itself
  • Funding for Student Groups: Forms available to request funding for student groups
  • Treasurer: PowerPoint presentation on how to serve your Penn organization well as a student treasurer
  • Anti-Hazing Policies: Office of Student Affairs resource modules detailing Penn's anti-hazing policies
  • OSA Resource Modules: Office of Student Affairs resource modules detailing policies and information such as funding sources for students and how to bring a speaker to campus
  • Locust Walk Policies: Office of Student Affairs resource modules detailing policies with regard to Locust Walk
  • Student Group Registration: Information on how to register a student group
  • Get SAC funding for your group: Policies and information about establishing and funding your organization through the Student Activities Council
  • SPEC Sound: SPEC Sound provides, maintains, and rents out sound equipment in order to service student groups on campus
  • Building a Student Organization Website: Information on how to build a website for a student organization at Penn
  • Listserv: Find out about G.O.Penn, Google Groups, Gmail, and other services used to email members of student groups
  • SPEC Film Society: SPEC Film Society hosts free advanced screenings of upcoming movies and screens recent releases at least twice per month on campus

Off-Campus Housing Resources

Penn Service Centers

Student Run Resources/Centers

Student Life

Event Planning

Pre-Orientation Programs

Intercultural Centers

  • LGBT Center: Social, political and resource hub for LGBT+ students
  • PAACH: The Pan-Asian American Community House is a community center where Penn's South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander students can celebrate their cultures and get involved in community service and leadership opportunities
  • La Casa Latina: La Casa Latina works to increase awareness of Latin issues on Penn's campus
  • Greenfield Intercultural Center: Through their programs, advising, and advocacy, the Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center works to enhance student's intercultural knowledge
  • Makuu: Makuu is Penn's professionally and student staffed Black Cultural Center, which provides students with various resources and a comfortable space for students to gather

Academic Resources

Campus Express

  • PennCard - Student Identification Card: The PennCard is the official identification card of the University of Pennsylvania and is required for all students
  • PennCard Access Codes: PAC's (PennCard Access Codes) are the 4 digit pin numbers associated with your PennCard
  • PennKey: A PennKey and password are required to access many of the University's electronic services

Other Resources