Announcements

Earth Week presents an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage in cross-disciplinary events designed to educate and inspire action. To align with this year’s theme of Restore & Regenerate, event organizers are encouraged to consider programming that replenishes and revitalizes our planet’s natural systems while building community. This year, we will again elevate our collective […]
In honor of Black History Month, Knowledge@Wharton has partnered with SiriusXM for a 4-episode limited podcast series, Opportunity Matters. Wharton CEO Faculty Director Kenneth Shropshire is joined by Wharton faculty and industry experts across healthcare, sports, finance, and entertainment. Together, they explore issues of diversity, opportunity, and inclusion and offer listeners insights and actionable steps […]
Mind & Mood Recharge is the perfect gift to kickstart a healthier 2024. An after-hours wellness experience to hit pause on the hustle and bustle with yoga in the galleries, a sound bath meditation using Tibetan Singing Bowls,  a Botanical Bar, and a marketplace.     Dates: First Wednesdays, January 3, 2024; February 7, 2024; and March 6, 2024   
Stay Up Late with the Sphinx    Best suited for children ages 6-12, Up Late with the Sphinx is an evening filled with games, gallery activities, hands-on workshops, and a flashlight-led museum tour—in the dark.                  Dates: Saturday, January 13, 2024 or Saturday, March 3, 2024                 Cost: $30 per person; $25 for Penn Museum Members
All members of the Penn community now can initiate a meal between students (undergraduates & graduates) and mentors (i.e. current or past professors, teaching assistants, advisors, RAs, PHINS, Peer Advisors, and members of Penn’s professional staff). The Penn Mentor Meals Program encourages students (undergraduate & graduate) and their mentors to engage in intellectual or casual […]
Penn Athletics and Recreations is announcing their 4th Annual Penn Relays Campus Cup presented by Fresh Prints! All Penn Faculty & Staff (including Health System/CHOP) are invited to register teams to participate in a series of fun events through the winter and spring. Teams will accumulate points throughout the year that will be added up […]
Penn Transit has introduced several adjustments to its services for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. These changes will extend Penn Transit’s overall coverage area, expand service hours and options for University buses, and better accommodate the considerable increase in ridership that has occurred since announcing the PennTransit Mobile App. Read more.
Step into a healthier year and exciting rewards with Penn’s  Be in the Know  wellness campaign! The 2023–2024 campaign launched on July 1, and continues to provide comprehensive programs, resources, and rewards to support your health and overall well-being. Highlights include: Watch for upcoming communications on the 2023–2024 Be in the Know wellness campaign. For complete campaign details, visit www.hr.upenn.edu/beintheknow. […]
The University of Pennsylvania’s ample paid time off (PTO) benefits have expanded as of the new fiscal year. After thorough review and consultation with leaders from across our schools and centers, the University of Pennsylvania has updated its Paid Time Off Policy with increased accrual rates for new and recently hired staff members. The policy […]
Effective September 1, 2023, the University has raised the discount on Philadelphia regional passes to 50% with a maximum discount of $105 per month. The new discount coincides with the Department of Parking & Commuter Services’ launch of a new program management platform that offers an enhanced user interface and related support services. This 50% […]