Summer break at Penn

summer at Penn

The students are gone but Penn has not closed up shop for the summer. The campus is still alive with activity, full of people, programs and inquiry throughout the vacation season.

In this edition of By The Numbers, we enjoy the summer break at Penn.

976 Number of college students, both from Penn and other universities, staying on campus over the summer.

$5,500 Cost to attend Julian Krinsky’s Model United Nations program, a camp for high school students held June 27 to July 24 at Penn.

4 Minimum number of weeks non-Penn students must stay in order to rent a private apartment on campus.

$400 Amount awarded to each high school student who successfully completes the Provost’s four-week Summer Mentorship Program. The program introduces 10th and 11th graders to college and the various fields of study one might pursue in college.

240 Minutes Houston Market is open daily from June 2 through July 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Market is closed on weekends and holidays.

$0 Amount Summer RAs pay in rent. Their compensation is a free room and $600 per month for three months.

202-921 Course number for “Edgar Allan Poe and the Cinema,” a Summer Session II class that considers a number of canonical Poe stories and poems and the long history of cinematic adaptations of these classic works.

1 Days per week the Daily Pennsylvanian publishes over the summer. It publishes every Thursday, becoming the Summer Pennsylvanian.

Originally published on June 10, 2010