Student Life

09/04/17 8:39pm
Living off-campus often requires students to produce large sums of money upfront, which can be a challenge for students on financial aid. 
09/04/17 5:32pm
“Here in Philadelphia the sun is shining, but back home people are legitimately drowning to save their children.”
09/04/17 2:46pm
For the first time this year, Penn set the move-in date for international students to two days prior to NSO. The Assembly of International Students say this isn't enough. 
09/03/17 6:24pm
Last semester, Fossil Free Penn wrote a document outlining their demands and promising that if action was not taken by September, they would return in full force. They weren't kidding. 
08/31/17 12:01pm
“Congrats, you’ve made it to the top university in the world!!” writes the opening sentence in the guide. “There are a few things we forgot to mention in your glossy orientation packets."
08/31/17 11:00am
Working together with Nicaraguan doctors, students provided treatment to over 1500 patients.
08/30/17 11:33pm
“The biggest benefit was not having to deal with the chaos of moving in when everyone else moves in."
08/30/17 5:17pm
Cross, who begins her new job on Sept. 13, replaces longtime LGBT Center Director Bob Schoenberg.
08/29/17 11:46pm
Starting Monday,  421 popular alcoholic beverages will cost consumers at least $1 more.
08/29/17 12:29pm
An interactive timeline looking into when Penn's off-campus organizations were formed, and why. 
08/28/17 11:52pm
Students have begun to choose study abroad destinations where spring semesters don't extend into the summer — that way, their internship schedules aren't impacted.
08/28/17 8:01pm
Engineering sophomore Griffin Murphy will only get to move and unpack all his things into his HamCo apartment at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, which is also the first day of classes. 
08/28/17 7:29pm
These groups work closely with Penn's cultural resource centers to formulate programs targeting incoming minority students. 
08/28/17 5:33pm
There will also be designated "Uber zones," at major buildings on campus including Houston Hall, the Quad and Penn Dental School, where students can easily be picked up and dropped off. 
08/28/17 2:41pm
“Thinking of the history of activism at Penn, I think [the appointment of] the black Provost is one of those small victories that we as activists can pat ourselves on the back for doing.”  
08/28/17 10:33am
Last year, roughly 18 clubs applied for SAC recognition, but only 12 were successful. 
08/27/17 8:49pm
Last year, 180 Degrees Consulting club accepted 17 people out of the 200 applicants. That's a 8.5 percent acceptance rate, which is lower than Penn's lowest ever acceptance rate of 9.15 percent. 
08/25/17 6:59am
The catalog is the first in a series of updates to Penn's information systems through the “Next Generation Student Systems” project. 
08/23/17 9:23am
The program has various interesting events but struggles to get more graduate students involved. 
08/23/17 9:17am
How to perform the first part of Penn's "work hard, play hard" mantra.