Pre-Orientation Programs

University Life at Penn offers six programs for incoming students in advance of New Student Orientation.

The 2022 Pre-Orientation Programs will be returning to an in-person format. Each program offers incoming students opportunities to learn, engage with upper-class student leaders, make lasting friendships with other incoming students, and have FUN!

A financial subsidy may be provided for students who qualify for financial aid through Penn.

You are welcome to apply to more than one. Applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on Monday, June 20th.

Notifications will be released through the application portal at 5 pm ET on Wednesday, July 6th. An email reminder will be sent on July 6th with instructions on how to check your application status.

There are additional pre-orientation programs sponsored by other departments offered at Penn.  Please note: these programs have different timelines and procedures.

They include, but are not limited to: 

Penn Pre-Orientation Snapshot video