Information for Admitted Students

Essential Information By Department
Still Deciding?
Attend Spring Open House

Our Open House for accepted and wait-listed candidates will be held on Monday, March 26. 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 8:00 to 8:45 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 be holding several on-line events in the next few weeks. We will be hosting a financial aid information session on Tuesday, April 3, To register, click here. In addition we will be holding webchats with Admissions staff and current students. These webchats will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 8 to 9 am (EDT); Thursday, March 29 from 6 to 7 pm (EDT); and Thursday, April 5 from 6 to 7 pm (EDT). A link to the webchats will be published here 15 minutes before each session begins.

Previous webchat transcripts and recorded information sessions are archived online.

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 24th 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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