Student Services

Information about all aspects of student life, from housing, health, and wellness to student organizations and employment.

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Penn is committed to helping students take full advantage of the campus’ dynamic academic and social environment. Toward that end, a wide variety of services and programs have been put in place to collectively create a culture of well-being, equal access, and security in our community.

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS offers confidential free professional mental health care for all Penn students. Available services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews, and more.CAPS offers confidential free professional mental health care for all Penn students. Available services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews, and more.


The Wellness at Penn initiative affirms wellness as a core priority and necessary driver of life on campus. It offers opportunities to reflect and engage on issues of wellness, stress, mental health, resilience, happiness, personal and academic goals, and the meaning of success. And it defines wellness as an ongoing holistic process with multiple dimensions.

Division of Public Safety

A central source for information about police, fire, and emergency services, security services, including walking escorts, and special victim services. Public safety also manages the University’s extensive electronic security infrastructure.

Student Health Service

Schedule appointments online and learn about health services available at Penn, including emergency care, insurance, vaccines, and women's health.

Penn Violence Prevention

PVP provides a wide range of confidential, safe resources and comprehensive educational programs to engage Penn community members in the prevention of sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking on campus.

Office of Student Disabilities Services

SDS ensures that students with self-identified disabilities have equal access to all University programs, activities, and services. Learn about available accommodations and services and the procedures for requesting them.

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Penn provides students with numerous ways to access its exceptional intellectual resources. From academic support and immigration assistance to the convenience of managing academic information online, students have all the resources they need to realize their highest academic aspirations here at Penn.

University Registrar

Register for classes and order transcripts; access information about course offerings, finals, and more.

Academic Support

Connect with tutors, advisers and mentors, and learn about Penn’s academic services and programs that meet the needs of a widely diverse student population.

International Student and Scholar Services

ISSS provides comprehensive immigration assistance and serves as a gateway to the many programs, activities, and resources available to international students and scholars.

Office of Learning Resources

The Weingarten Learning Resources Center offers a variety of services and programs to help members of the Penn community develop skills such as academic reading, writing, study strategies, and time management.

Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct handles alleged instances of academic dishonesty and other student misconduct.

Penn in Touch

Penn InTouch is the University's student gateway to academic, financial, and profile information.


The cloud-based Workday @ Penn gives student workers a single touchpoint that’s simple and transparent for managing time entry.

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Social, political, artistic, and multicultural groups abound on campus. Whether Students are looking to connect with others who share their interests, meet others from different backgrounds, advance social change, or get involved in Student government, there is a group at Penn that will expand their horizons in new and inspiring ways.

AARC (African American Resource Center)

AARC offers numerous services, programs, information sessions, and workshops that support all members of the Penn community, with a particular focus on those of African descent.

Civic House

Learn about the many community service and social advocacy opportunities led by Penn Students, from week-long Alternate Spring Break programs to sustained four-year experiences.

Family Resource Center

A welcoming place where Student and post-doc parents can find information, resources, activities, and advocacy, as well as family-friendly spaces to read, play, socialize, and relax.

Graduate Student Center

Located in the heart of campus, the Grad Center hosts a variety of activities for Graduate and professional Students, including trips, dissertation support workshops, film nights, and more.

GIC (Greenfield Intercultural Center)

The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center offers programs, advising, and advocacy to help Students across the University enhance their intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership.

La Casa Latina

Penn's Center for Hispanic Excellence offers numerous programs and resources that promote a greater awareness of Latino issues, culture, and identity at Penn and beyond.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center (LGBTC)

Serving undergraduate, graduate, and professional students as well as staff, faculty, and alumni, the Center provides education, support and advocacy as well as peer mentoring, events, and spaces to study, socialize, and politicize for Penn’s LGBTQ+ communities. All are welcome.

MAKUU (The Black Cultural Center)

Learn about the academic, cultural, and social support MAKUU provides, as well as the myriad resources and opportunities it makes available to Students and Student groups at Penn.

PAACH (Pan-Asian American Cultural House)

PAACH offers advising, leadership development, advocacy, and social and cultural programming that expands Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Student access to the University's resources.

Penn Student Agencies

Apply for jobs or purchase products and services from the numerous Student-run agencies on campus.

PWC (Penn Women's Center)

The PWC sponsors programs that advance women's personal and professional development and also provides advocacy in matters relating to gender equity and women's health and wellness.

Platt Student Performing Arts House

Learn about Platt programs and events and discover the opportunities for campus and community engagement that Platt provides.

Performing Arts Council

The central source for Student performing arts at Penn, PAC is made up of more that 45 Student-run performance groups. Find out how to join a group or attend one of their performances.

Student Activities Council

Learn about the branch of Student government responsible for funding, supervising, and promoting cooperation among undergraduate organizations.

Student Clubs & Organizations

A definitive source for information about Penn's many and diverse registered Student organizations, including links to G.O. Penn for registering, finding, and contacting organizations.

Division of the Vice Provost for University Life

VPUL provides diverse academic, personal, and professional development experiences that enhance the abilities of Penn students and other community participants to reach their fullest potential.

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Jobs & Financial Resources

Career Services
Career planning and placement services for students and alumni; resources for campus recruiters.

Student Employment
Search for work-study and non-work-study jobs on campus, sign up for direct deposit, and access relevant forms and pay schedules.

Student Financial Services
Information about financial aid, student account billing, payment options, and loans.

For Graduate Students

Graduate Student Center
Get involved in Penn’s diverse community of graduate and professional students and take advantage of the intellectual, social, and professional development services the Center provides.

Graduate Student Resource Guide
Descriptions of the many resources available to graduate and professional students at Penn.

Graduate Student Groups
Homepages of school-specific and University-wide groups open to graduate and professional students.

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Residential Services

Learn how Residential Services supports Penn residents in their academic endeavors, personal growth, and daily life on campus.

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Penn Libraries

Explore Penn’s extensive library collections and online resources.

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