From freshman seminars and the Penn Reading Project to preceptorials and career services, opportunities for undergraduate enrichment and support abound.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF)
As one of the world’s leading research universities, Penn has an array of faculty conducting cutting-edge research in all disciplines. The Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships helps Penn undergraduates become involved in research by teaching them how to identify resources, narrow their searches, and shape their initial inquiries in order to find appropriate faculty mentors and research funding.
Learn about these small classes that bring freshmen from across the University into close contact with scholars and teachers from a wide range of disciplines.
Guest Student Program
Penn’s Domestic Guest Student Program offers undergraduate students at colleges around the United States the opportunity to experience Penn’s academics and student life on our historic campus. Learn about admissions, eligibility, and other aspects of the program.
Students suggest the topics for these small non-credit seminars taught by some of Penn’s most distinguished faculty and staff members.
Penn Reading Project (PRP)
PRP was created as a way to introduce incoming freshmen to academic life at Penn. It is a shared intellectual experience for new students, with faculty members and senior academic administrators in all 12 schools invited to participate as discussion leaders.
Critical Writing Program (CPCW)
Learn about the full range of critical writing seminars, opportunities for student writers, and many other services offered through CPCW and the Marks Family Writing Center.