Take Your Professor/Mentor Program (for students)

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Take Your Professor/Mentor to Lunch at the University Club

All Penn students can invite current or past professors, teaching assistants, advisors, and members of Penn’s professional staff who serve as mentors to a free lunch at the  University Club (3611 Walnut Street, 2nd floor of the Inn at Penn) Monday through Friday during the hours of 11:30am-2pm. For more details, contact bsd-univclub@pobox.upenn.edu.

Guidelines

  • All participants must have a valid Penn Card shown to the cashier upon arrival.
  • Students are eligible to use the Take Your Professor/Mentor/advisor/teaching assistant to Lunch or Dinner programs 5 times per semester but only once per professor/mentor.
  • A lunch group may be no larger than four people (one professor/mentor/teaching assistant accompanied by no more than three students). Groups of more than four people should have the professor/mentor/advisor/teaching assistant register for the Host Your Class program.
  • This program is active during the fall, spring, and summer sessions.
  • Students are responsible for coordinating and confirming the date and time of the reservation with their professor/mentor/advisor/teaching assistant/advisor prior to registration.
How to Register

Take Your Professor/Mentor to Lunch or Dinner at Penn

All Penn students can invite current or past professors, teaching assistants, advisors, and members of Penn’s professional staff who serve as mentors to a free dinner at one of Penn’s Residential Dining facilities (1920 Commons, Hill College House, King’s Court English College House, New College House, or Falk Kosher Dining in Hillel).

Guidelines

  • All participants must have a valid Penn Card and must submit the dinner vouchers to the cashier upon arrival.
  • Upon approval, all students must pick up dinner vouchers from the receptionist desk in Stouffer Commons (3702 Spruce Street).
  • Students are eligible to use the Take Your Professor/Mentor/advisor/teaching assistant to Lunch or Dinner programs 5 times per semester but only once per professor/mentor/teaching assistant/guest(s).
  • A dinner group may be no larger than four people (one professor/mentor/advisor/teaching assistant accompanied by no more than three students). Groups of more than four people should have the professor/mentor/advisor/teaching assistant register for the  Host Your Class program.
  • This program is only active during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Students are responsible for coordinating and confirming the date and time of the reservation with their professor/mentor/advisor/teaching assistant prior to registration.
Additional Guidelines & How to Register