Search Results

Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.

Students grapple with reduced financial aid packages and re-evaluation delays amid pandemic

(09/09/20 3:44am)

The coronavirus pandemic – and Penn's abrupt decision to close campus for the fall – has changed the financial situation of many Penn students and their families. But for some, trying to decrease their initial financial aid package has caused even more financial stress and uncertainty for this fall semester.

‘You really can’t distance to play slap cup’: Off-campus parties spark social media outrage

(09/02/20 4:13am)

Even though most on-campus housing remains shuttered, many Penn students moved back to off-campus housing in West Philadelphia ahead of the first day of classes. Though large gatherings are prohibited – by both the University and the city – parties without social distancing have been spotted around Penn in the past week. 

Penn says it hopes to expand first-gen., low-income NSO course to all freshmen

(11/08/19 6:26am)

An administrator said Penn hopes to expand a new student orientation Canvas course, previously intended for first-generation, low-income freshmen, to all new students at the Board of Trustees committee meeting on academic policy Thursday. Members of the committee, which includes Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett, also demonstrated the procedure to approving a master's degree.