A Guide to Thriving at Penn
Resources and Support
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Penn provides many resources to help you thrive in graduate school. The University offers a wide range of resources designed to support the many different dimensions of your wellness, including emotional, physical, social, spiritual, and financial. Learn more about them below.
The Graduate Student Center believes that student health and well-being are at the center of academic and personal success. We encourage you to become involved within the Penn and Philadelphia community and to connect with resources on campus if you need guidance or support.
We hope that all graduate and professional students at Penn are able to take advantage of all the activities and resources available to them. In addition to the general resources and programs listed above, please follow the links below for resources tailored to specific populations or issues:
The Graduate Student Center is here to help you navigate the many resources at the University. Any graduate or professional student experiencing an issue or unsure where to turn can contact us for guidance. Dr. Meredith Wooten, the Grad Center's director, is available to meet with students individually by appointment.
The University's HELP Line 215-898-HELP (4357) is a 24-hour-a-day phone number for members of the Penn community who are seeking time sensitive help in navigating Penn’s resources for health and wellness.