Resources & Partners
Arts on the Walk
Learn about the various performing arts centers and galleries in the Philadelphia area, brought to you in part by:
|Philadelphia Theatre Company
Walnut Street Theatre
As the University's centralized career center, Career Services helps Penn students, alumni and post-doctoral trainees define and achieve their career goals through counseling, programs and other resources, and strengthens the ties of alumni, employers and post-graduate institutions to the University of Pennsylvania and its students.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
CURF supports Penn students and alumni interested in research and fellowship opportunities through advising, information sessions, and faculty mentorship.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual home for disciplines across the natural sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. It is where tradition meets innovation.
College Houses & Academic Services
If you're starting your second year at Penn, it can sometimes feel like you've been left to drift on your own. Charting your own course as a sophomore can be exciting but it can also come with a big dose of anxiety. The College Houses are committed to making The Sophomore Year incredible by linking you to the resources you need to keep yourself healthy, happy, and connected. The University and CHAS offer a variety of exclusive opt-in events and activities to help you achieve your goals, make a meaningful transition from a first-year to an upperclass student, provide opportunities to mentor first-years and get guidance from juniors, seniors, and grad students as you move toward your own junior year, and a chance to get special class gear to celebrate your second year at Penn.
Penn Engineers play a critical role in posing and answering the questions that will improve lives and transform our world. Our students are taught to think like engineers through opportunities to approach and solve relevant challenges in new and unique ways. Our world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive our every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. For over 150 years, engineering has been a vibrant and collaborative community of innovation at Penn.
Penn Global provides strategic direction for Penn’s global endeavors, with a focus on the efficient investment of university resources for global activities. Penn Global collaborates with Schools and Centers across the University and seeks to catalyze cross-school collaborations to integrate knowledge that addresses key issues. We partner with leaders from Penn and around the world to develop innovative interdisciplinary global strategies, initiatives, and programs.
The Penn Libraries has a large variety of academic and learning resources available to all Penn students, as well as an extensive online catalog.
Founded in 1887, the Penn Museum has always been one of the world’s great archaeology and anthropology research museums, and the largest university museum in the United States. With roughly one million objects in our care, the Penn Museum encapsulates and illustrates the human story: who we are and where we came from.
Ranked as the best nursing school in the world, Penn Nursing advances the entire profession, from research & education to practice & policy.
Living on campus is an essential part of the Penn experience. The Department of Residential Services works closely with partner departments to support our residents in their academic endeavors, their personal growth, and their day to day life on campus.
The purpose of the four Class Boards is to provide social programming that instills a sense of class and school spirit, unity and pride, and breaks through social barriers.
Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL)
University Life is you! As Penn's foremost provider of student services and educational access, the Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) enhances the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and other community participants to reach their fullest potential through diverse academic, personal, and professional development experiences in support of the Penn Compact.
The Wharton School
In 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania. Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become “pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.” The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.