New Student Orientation

Location: Caster Building D26/27 (3701 Locust Walk)

Required for All Incoming Advanced Standing Students

Location: Graduate Student Center (3615 Locust Walk)

The Graduate Student Center offers a variety of New Student Orientation activities for Penn graduate and professional students. Optional for all SP2 students.

Location: Stiteler B21
Time: 12pm – 3pm

Lunch, cohort building, library trip

Location: Caster Building D26/27 (3701 Locust Walk)

Designed for new students who are NOT U.S. Citizens and/or naturalized or permanent residents.

Agenda

9:00am Continental Breakfast

9:15am Dean’s Welcome

9:30am Students and Staff Introductions

10:00am “Welcome to the American Classroom”

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm Penn Resources & Campus Tour

Location: Caster Building D26/27 (3701 Locust Walk)

Designed for new students who are U.S. Citizens and/or naturalized or permanent residents.

Registration and Breakfast opens at 8:30AM

Location: Houston Hall, Hall of Flags (3714 Spruce)

Caster Building Courtyard (3701 Locust Walk)

Location: Caster Building, D26-3rd Floor ( 3701 Locust Walk)

Required for all incoming PhD students.

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (3417 Spruce Street)

Required for all incoming MSW students.

Location: Stiteler B26

Required for all incoming on-campus NPL students.

Caster Building, D26/27 (3701 Locust Walk)

Required for all incoming MSSP students

MSSP students are eligible to elect to take a waiver exam for MSSP 630, Quantitative Reasoning. Any student who passes the waiver exam must take an elective in its place, which may include but is not limited to a more advanced research methods course.

Exam date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10am – 12pm

Location: Computer Lab, Caster Building

Contact Azahara Palomeque azaharap@upenn.edu for exam dates and additional information.

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