Academics

Grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and enriched by the integrated resources of four undergraduate and 12 graduate schools, Penn offers students an unparalleled education informed by inclusivity, intellectual rigor, research, and the impetus to create new knowledge to the benefit of individuals and communities around the world.

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Online Learning at Penn

Online Learning is an integral part of Penn's mission to increase global access to educational resources that can change people's lives.

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Online Learning

For-credit and non-credit online courses and e-mail discussion lists.

Online Learning
Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Programs at Penn and around the world for students from high school to working professionals.

Summer Programs

Lending a Hand Abroad

Will Slotznick, a junior from West Chester, Pa., is studying international relations in the College of Arts & Sciences with minors in African studies and international development, and is the founding director of Global Impact Collaborative (GIC). This student-run initiative pairs undergraduates with international nonprofits for pro bono research and consulting services around issues of education, as well as monitoring and evaluation.

 

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Important Dates

  • Aug 24 - Aug 25
    Move-in for First-Year & Transfer Students
  • Aug 25 - Aug 29
    New Student Orientation
  • Aug 29
    Opening Exercises and Freshman Convocation
  • Aug 30
    First Day of Classes

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