Academic and Student Life

Freshman Year

Freshman Year is a time of transition. The University and individual schools offer a diverse array of resources and support aimed at assisting your Penn student with the Freshman year transition. In addition to the individual schools, the links below are provided to ensure that you are connected to the resources and support that will be most useful in supporting your Penn students in thriving at Penn

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Sophomore Year

Sophomore Year is a time of exploration. Many students use the Sophomore year to further develop their academic interests as they declare their major and their co-curricular interests as they explore the many programs and activities available to them as Penn students. In addition to the individual schools the resources below are designed to provide you with insight specific to your student's Sophomore year.

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Junior Year

During your student’s Junior year, he or she is positioned to take the theoretical knowledge learned in their classes and begin the process of practical application.  As such, their involvement in research, study abroad or internships begin to play a larger role in their Penn career.  In addition to the individual schools, the links below are designed to provide you with insight specific to your student’s Junior year.

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Senior Year

The moment you have all been waiting for has arrived as you support your Penn student in their journey to commencement.  Senior year is a time of transition and students may rely on parents and family members for support with academic issues, extracurricular involvements and preparation for life after Penn. In addition to the individual schools, the resources below are designed to provide you with insight specific to your student's Senior year, including information about University Commencement.

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Wellness and Mental Health Resources for Undergraduate Students

This page helps you navigate Penn's professional, academic, peer, and cultural resources available to all students.