Graduate Admissions

Essential Information By Department
Students gathered outside on campus for final reviews.
Still Deciding?
Students at an MFA Review
Attend Spring Open House

Our Open House for Admitted Students will be virtual this year and will be held on April 5, 2021. Check back here for more information as we set up our events.


Fisher Fine Arts Library
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. In addition, the Graduate Student Center has recordings of webinars about housing, graduate student life at Penn, and Student Health insurance here.

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.

Student using a ladder to hang work on wall.
Once You Arrive
Students gathering for a discussion
Attend Orientation

Join your fellow students on August 27th, 2021 for New Student Orientation.

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Entryway of Meyerson Hall home to the Stuart Weitzman School of Design
Post-Arrival Checklist

6 essential stops at Penn before the start of classes.

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Campus Map
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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