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The Living Experience
At Penn, we want you to try out the clubs and activities that spark your curiosity. We know you’ll discover the unexpected along the way. And, as you explore all that Penn has to offer and create your own path, we’re here to help.
Campus Living
The Living Experience

You will find a way, or you will find like 400 of them.

There are many clubs, organizations, and activities on campus. Take our word for it that there are enough academic, cultural, environmental, performing arts, religious, media, and social opportunities for you to get involved with. You will also live and learn in the vibrant city of Philadelphia where diverse people and a saturation of experiences come together. Ideas are born in cities like Philadelphia.

Art & Culture
Whether you are continuing a lifelong love of music, theatre, dance, and fine art, or you are new to creative expression, Penn is just the place to take your next artistic steps.
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Athletics & Recreation
A member of the Ivy League, our vision of sports goes beyond wins and losses.
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Campus & Philadelphia
Walkable, historic, bustling, and unpretentious: you can make yourself at home in Philadelphia.
diverse community
Diverse Community
Penn admits and fosters a community vibrant with a breadth of experience across cultural identity, academic interest, religious belief, sexual orientation, extracurricular interest, regional affiliation, national origin, and more.
housing and dining
Housing & Dining
Penn’s 12 College Houses are dynamic communities that reflect the spirit of the University and the varied interests of its people.
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Penn Around the World
Each year Penn Abroad sends students to more than 50 countries around the world on semester study abroad, summer internships, research projects, and embedded Global Seminars.
Student Activities
Live your passions at Penn—and find others who share them.
student support
Student Support & Services
The health and well-being of every student is a priority at Penn.
Art & Culture
Whether you are continuing a lifelong love of music, theatre, dance, and fine art, or you are new to creative expression, Penn is just the place to take your next artistic steps.
athletics
Athletics & Recreation
A member of the Ivy League, our vision of sports goes beyond wins and losses.
stripes
ben franklin
Campus & Philadelphia
Walkable, historic, bustling, and unpretentious: you can make yourself at home in Philadelphia.
diverse community
Diverse Community
Penn admits and fosters a community vibrant with a breadth of experience across cultural identity, academic interest, religious belief, sexual orientation, extracurricular interest, regional affiliation, national origin, and more.
housing and dining
Housing & Dining
Penn’s 12 College Houses are dynamic communities that reflect the spirit of the University and the varied interests of its people.
penn around the world
Penn Around the World
Each year Penn Abroad sends students to more than 50 countries around the world on semester study abroad, summer internships, research projects, and embedded Global Seminars.
Student Activities
Live your passions at Penn—and find others who share them.
student support
Student Support & Services
The health and well-being of every student is a priority at Penn.