Support Resources

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

Public Health & Wellbeing

We create a community of care through advocacy, education, and action. Our dedicated staff focuses on a wide variety of healthy living topics, including sleep hygiene, stress reduction, nutrition, exercise, and sexual health.

Student Health & Counseling

Providing high-quality, compassionate care for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

Let's Talk

Drop-in weekdays at various locations across campus to talk about stress, anxiety or other feelings and emotions.

Office of the Chaplain

Provides pastoral support, informal advising, and counseling to students in need of care and comfort.

Penn Violence Prevention

Engages the Penn community in the prevention of sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment on campus.

International Student & Scholar Services

Advance global engagement at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated hospitals by offering inclusive, innovative, and impactful immigration and integration services.

Online Harassment

Penn seeks to foster an environment where all students, faculty, and staff can fully engage in the academic and social experience, free from harassment, intimidation, and threat of harm. We strongly condemn doxing and other forms of online harassment. Such behavior is counter to Penn’s commitment to creating an inclusive community that upholds our fundamental values of academic freedom, open expression, and productive exchange of perspectives and ideas.

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

Student Intervention Services

Supports students in crises, helps students access resources, and responds to concerns about students’ well-being. 


Division of Public Safety's 24/7 service that connects students, staff, faculty, and families with resources.

RAP Line

Reach-A-Peer is a peer helpline established by Penn students to provide peer support, information, and referrals. Available every night from 9 pm - 1 am.

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

Greenfield Intercultural Center

GIC serves as Penn’s resource for enhancing student’s intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership. We do this by offering experiential courses for credit, signature intercultural programs, and other services related to diversity and intercultural education.

La Casa Latina

La Casa Latina promotes greater awareness of Latinx issues, culture, and identity at Penn. La Casa Latina works closely with the Penn community to offer a supportive environment where all students are welcomed and engaged in programs, events, and dialogues that address important issues affecting Latinxs/Hispanics locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center (LGBT Center)

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center’s mission is to enrich the experiences, foster success, celebrate victories, and affirm the existence of Penn’s LGBTQ+ undergraduates, professional and graduate students, staff, faculty, and alum using the lenses of social justice and intersectionality. Through education, support, and advocacy, the Center cultivates a campus climate where all students, regardless of their gender or sexual identity, can live authentically.

Makuu: The Black Cultural Center

Founded in 2000 to center the experience, concerns, and possibilities of students of the African Diaspora, Makuu: The Black Cultural Center is affectionately regarded as “home”. Makuu’s staff work daily to provide academic, cultural, and social support to students and groups, connecting them to additional resources and opportunities.  Follow our social media accounts to get updates on our virtual programming!

Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH)

The Pan-Asian American Community House opened in the fall of 2000 in response to students’ calls for a cultural resource center at the University of Pennsylvania where South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures could be celebrated. PAACH is a community center that develops and implements innovative programs for leadership development and community service in close collaboration with Asian American student and community groups.

Penn Women’s Center (PWC)

One of the nation’s oldest Women’s Centers, founded in 1973, we work with students, staff and faculty of all genders and identities. The Penn Women’s Center’s mission is to promote gender justice, and to empower, support, and advance personal and professional development.

Graduate Student Center (GSC)

GSC is led by professional staff and graduate fellows trained to support the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate and professional students. 

Family Center at Penn

The Family Resource Center at Penn is a hub for information, resources, activities and advocacy for students and post-docs with children.

If you have an academic concern

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

Weingarten Center

Penn's home for academic support and disability services.

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