Moving to Philadelphia

Penn is situated in the University City section of West Philadelphia, just across the river from Center City Philadelphia. The city’s neighborhoods and suburbs offer a wide range of housing choices, nightlife, culture, and recreation. We encourage you to visit Philadelphia and explore its diverse neighborhoods.

Health & Wellness


imageStudent Health Service provides primary care and women’s medical care to Penn students. The University has a number of health related requirements for students, including completion and submission of health and immunization records, coverage for outpatient medical care through the Student Health Service and maintenance of health insurance coverage.

Counseling & Psychological Services provides professional psychological and psychiatric services to students who are experiencing issues involving social, emotional, academic, and career issues.

Penn Recreation offers health and fitness facilities, structured sport, and other recreational programs are available to graduate and professional students for a fee.