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 […]
The Leadership Academy is a leadership development program focused on women of color who wish to understand, navigate, and develop skills essential for a successful career in higher education. The program consists of five seminars led by influential leaders with expertise in various subject areas. Deadline to apply is Sunday, October 1. Participants will be […]
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 […]
Wellness at Penn’s annual Flu Clinic will be held from October 4-6, 2023 in the Gimbel Gym at Pottruck Health & Fitness Center. This space is accessible and can accommodate wheelchairs.  Wed., Oct. 4: 10 am – 6 pmThu., Oct. 5: 10 am – 6 pmFri., Oct. 6: 10 am – 4 pm All Penn students, […]
SAVE THE DATE for this year’s University of Pennsylvania’s Employee Resource Fair (ERF) on October 24, 2023, from Noon – 1:30 PM at Pottruck Health & Fitness Center, 3701 Walnut Street. This event is proudly presented by the Penn Professional Staff Assembly (PPSA) and the Penn Weekly-Paid Professional Staff Assembly (WPPSA), generously supported by the […]
Deep Dig: Signs, Symbols & Secrets of Ancient Writing, a five-week online class for adult learners runs Tuesday evenings, November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2023 from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. Covering writing from Egyptian hieroglyphs and Maya glyphs to Chinese script and Cuneiform, the online class will provide access to digital readings, online […]
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 […]
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% […]