Campus Life

Students at Penn live and learn in a vibrant city full of opportunities. Try out clubs and activities that spark your curiosity—you’ll definitely discover the unexpected along the way. 

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Housing & Dining

With a multitude of housing and dining options both on and off-campus, all members of the University community can find the accommodations that make Penn feel like home.

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Groups & Organizations

Participate in social, political, artistic, and multicultural activities that put learning into practice.

graduate student painting a mural

Arts & Culture

From the one-of-a-kind museums on campus to accomplished student performances in music, dance, and theater, culture and the arts play a leading role in life at Penn.

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Athletics & Recreation

A proud member of the Ivy League, Penn offers many unique and exciting opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to cheer on the mighty Quakers, participate in competitive team sports, and stay physically fit.

Life at Penn

Campus Media

Penn supports news publications that tell the ongoing story of the University community, communications services for external media, telephone and video services, and other media resources.

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Wellness & Identity

Resources that emphasize holistic health including safety, happiness, mental health, resilience, and financial well-being.

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Understanding and appreciating diversity is one of Penn’s most important priorities and is fundamental to success in today’s world.

campus vigil

Spirtuality & Religion

The many spiritual and religious organizations on campus provide a wealth of opportunities to practice faith and fellowship within supportive, welcoming communities.

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Health & Wellness

Penn is deeply dedicated to high quality patient care and the advancement of medical, nursing, and veterinary science. It is also committed to providing the support, resources, and practical tools to ensure the wellness of its community.

Beyond Campus

More than a campus, Penn flourishes in and is enriched by a vibrant urban ecosystem steeped in history and brimming with arts, culture, and innovation.