Here are some of the amazing resources that we have at Penn that can help to make your time here great! Check out our great partner organizations and get to know how you can use them during your time at Penn.

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The Penn10 is a comprehensive list of 10 things incoming students should do to be prepared for their time at Penn. From setting up your PennKey in May to completing the Thrive at Penn modules on Canvas in August, the Penn10 will be with you every step of the way to guide you to NSO and your first year at Penn!

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Campus Express

Campus Express is your one-stop shop for many essential student services at Penn. You can apply for your identification card, see your room layout, purchase a new computer, buy your textbooks, register your property, sign up for a dining plan or learn about transportation options. So skip the lines and use Campus Express to get a jump on your new life at Penn!

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Penn Parents

The Penn Parents page is the perfect guide for the parent or guardian of a Penn student, whether incoming or returning! There’s a lot of great information on the site, whether it’s about learning how to support your Penn student, or how to plan the perfect visit to the University and the surrounding area.

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University Life

The University Life page is the best place for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to find out more about Penn’s organizations and resources. Learn more about how the Cultural Resource Centers promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, or more about the care and support that Penn provides through places like the Weingarten Center and so much more!

Division of Public Safety

The Division of Public Safety (DPS) comprises 178 personnel, 118 of which are sworn University of Pennsylvania Police Officers. DPS provides services such as 24/7 walking escort and Penn Guardian. To read more about their safety initiatives, click here.

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Penn Clubs

Penn Clubs is meant to be your central source of information about student organizations at the University of Pennsylvania. It is a compilation of student-run clubs that you can join as a Penn student to enrich your time at Penn. Check it out to find your new Acapella group, Cultural Club, and so much more!

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Wellness at Penn

Wellness at Penn is built upon two pillars, Student Health and Counseling and Public Health and Wellbeing, that operate collaboratively to create a campus community centered on wellness. The website provides support, resources, and practical tools for health and wellness.

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Student Registration & Financial Services

Student Registration and Financial Services (SRFS) is Penn’s central resource for student financial questions, as well as registration and enrollment. Their Parent Corner includes helpful information such as the billing schedule and different financing and payment plan options. You can also view your son or daughter’s student account bill on Penn.Pay, Penn’s electronic billing system.

Penn Residential Services

Penn Residential Services works closely with partner departments to support residents in their academic endeavors, their personal growth, and their day to day life on campus. To learn more about policies and procedures and renter’s insurance and to view their contact information, click here. Directions to the campus and college houses as well as hotel information can be found here.

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Thrive at Penn (TAP)

Thrive at Penn (TAP) is an online program on Canvas that assists students with their Penn experience. TAP prepares students to make healthy choices during their university experience and provides information about resources available to support student success.

Topics covered include:

  • Thriving at a research university
  • Wellness and health
  • Risks associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs
  • Healthy relationships
  • Sexual violence prevention
  • Other resources specific to your needs during all of your years at Penn

If you have any questions regarding completing your TAP, please email