Penn Student Support Resources

If you are feeling uneasy, unwell, or want to talk to someone

  • Counseling and Psychological Services
    • 215-898-7021 (24/7)
    • Any student can speak to a trained clinician by phone, day or night. Students also can schedule virtual appointments. 
  • Student Health Service 
    • 215-746-3535
    • Comprehensive primary care, including services to help you eat well, sleep well, and reduce stress.  
  • University Chaplain’s Office 
    • 215-898-8456
    • Provides pastoral support, informal advising, and counseling to students in need of care and comfort. Staff can also refer to specific religious community supports such as: 
      Penn Hillel 215-898-7391 | The center of Penn’s Jewish community. 
      Penn Newman Center 215-898-8611 | Catholic community support.
  • Penn Violence Prevention
    • 215-746-2642
    • Engages the Penn community in the prevention of sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment on campus.
  • International Student & Scholar Services
    • 215-898-4661
    • Advance global engagement at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated hospitals by offering inclusive, innovative, and impactful immigration and integration services.
  • Faculty or staff whom you know and trust can offer support. 

If you aren’t sure where to go or you’re concerned about a friend 

If you want to speak directly to a staff member at an identity resource center

  • Graduate Student Center(GSC)
    • 215-746-6868
      Provides information, programming, resources, and support for graduate and professional students at Penn.  
  • Family Center at Penn
    • 215-746-2701
      Provides a forum for student parents to connect and develop supportive networks, and offers a welcoming and family-friendly environment for Penn students, post-docs, caregivers, and children. 

If you have an academic concern

Please contact your school academic/student advising offices or the Weingarten Center 

If you have a concern about student/group behavior

If you want to deepen your community and civic engagement