Graduate Admissions

Essential Information By Department
Still Deciding?
Attend Spring Open House

Our Open House for accepted and wait-listed candidates will be held on Monday, April 6th. For information about registration as well as a link to the day's agenda please click here. Check-in for the Open House will take place in Meyerson Hall from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. and a continental breakfast will be provided. The program begins at 9:00 and will include:

  • Welcoming Remarks from the Dean
  • Program and Curriculum Overviews
  • Lunch with Faculty and Current Students
  • Various Afternoon Panels and Information Sessions
  • Studio and Facility Tours


Attend An Online Information Session

The Office of Admissions will hold on-line events in March and April including a financial aid information session and webchats with Admissions/Financial Aid staff and current students. The schedule for these events will be posted here in late March.

Once You've Made Your Decision
Thrive at Penn

Thrive at Penn (TAP) is an online program specifically for incoming graduate and professional students to enhance their Penn experience. TAP supports student success with information and resources on academic integrity; wellness and health; and healthy relationships and sexual violence prevention.

Once You Arrive
Attend Orientation

Join your fellow students on August 23rd, 2019 for New Student Orientation.

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Post-Arrival Checklist

6 essential stops at Penn before the start of classes.

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Helpful Things to Know

From bike sharing and tech support to on-campus parking and dining, a guide to getting around and finding help at Penn.

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