While we're disappointed not to see you in-person, we're excited to share some new resources with you and to connect online. Explore our diverse and vibrant community through a variety of virtual tools and programs, including a live student-led virtual tour and some useful tips and practical advice on how to approach the college application process. We look forward to updating this page with more resources over the coming weeks – so stay tuned!

Please note that Penn does not track demonstrated interest throughout the admissions process. All of our virtual programming is optional and attendance will not be taken into consideration when reviewing applications. 

Engage With Penn

This is a great first session if you are new to Penn and the college search process. Members of the Penn Admissions team will lead you in a live discussion on the academic landscape at Penn and the various opportunities available to students - both inside and outside the classroom. This session will also provide insight on the application process and how best to prepare.

Register for a live information session.

This tour provides a great first step in getting to know Penn’s campus in West Philadelphia. Our self-guided virtual tour allows you to explore our vibrant campus including examples of dorm rooms, classrooms, and even student performances – all at your own pace.

Take a virtual campus tour.

Current Penn students in the Kite and Key Society will create a live, interactive experience, using the virtual campus tour to share their personal stories and give you their insider’s take on life at Penn. Even if you’ve taken the virtual tour of campus already on your own, this experience will highlight new aspects of campus through the eyes of your tour guide.

Register for a live student-led virtual tour.

This tour will take approximately 45 minutes. More summer tour dates will be added on a regular basis.

As you continue to learn more about Penn, we encourage you to check out the variety of virtual programs hosted by our academic partners across the University.

College of Arts and Sciences

Virtual Information Sessions

Join members of the student ambassador group, the College Cognoscenti, for a presentation on what it’s like to be a student in the College of Arts & Sciences. This session will give you an overview of the curriculum, the many options for academic study, co-curricular opportunities, and resources available on campus and beyond. The students will share their personal stories and allow time to answer your questions.

Register for a College virtual info session here.

Unable to attend a virtual information session live?  Please watched a recorded session here.


Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business

Virtual Information Sessions

Join Huntsman Program Staff and Alumni for a live overview of the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business. These sessions are designed for prospective first-year students and will last approximately one hour in length, including Q&A. We hope to see you there!

Register for a Huntsman Information Session here.


Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology (M&T)

Virtual Information Sessions

Join Faculty Director, Gad Allon, for a live overview of the M&T Program at Penn. These sessions, designed for prospective freshmen students, will be approximately 45 minutes in length and will allow ample time for questions and answers following the presentation.

Register for an M&T Virtual Information Session here.


Penn Nursing

Virtual Information Sessions

Join a Penn Nursing staff member to learn about the academic opportunities available at Penn Nursing, including the Nursing Healthcare Management Coordinated Dual Degree with the Wharton School. The program will include a Q&A.  High school students and parents are welcome to join.

Register for a Penn Nursing virtual information session.


Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management (LSM)

What is LSM?: A Virtual Information Session

Join students and staff from the LSM Program for a virtual information session and open forum addressing all that the program has to offer. The session will be introduced by Peter Stokes, the Director of Advising & Administration, and Jeremy Wheatley, the Program Coordinator, and will last about an hour, including Q&A.

Register for a LSM Virtual Information Session here.


The Wharton School

Virtual Information Session

Join current students to learn more about the Wharton experience both inside and outside the classroom. This session will give you an overview of the curriculum, co-curricular opportunities, and resources available on campus and beyond. The students will share their personal stories and allow time to answer your questions.

Student-led Online Coffee Chats

Wharton’s virtual coffee chats give high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to have a one-on-one conversation with a current Wharton student in an informal setting. Learn more about life on campus and gain firsthand insight on what it means to be a Wharton student. Once you register for a coffee chat, a current Wharton Ambassador will email you a link to join the small group video session.

Register for a Wharton virtual program.

Starting to plan ahead for the college application process? These videos will provide an overview and some useful tips to consider as you dive in to key parts of the application. Subtitles are provided in both Spanish and English.

Footage courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Communications and Philly By Drone.


During these uncertain times, the Penn Admissions team is here for you. We offer a variety of ways to connect, and we are always happy to answer questions. The admissions process can feel overwhelming – we’re here to help!

Check out our contact us page to view our FAQs, submit a question, join our mailing list, or to connect with the admissions officer from your territory.

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