Partners & Families

Spouses, partners, and families quickly become part of the extended Wharton community. From advice and networking on housing and employment, to organized activities for family fun, you will find resources and organizations that involve and support partners and families.

Complete the Family Information Form
This form is for newly-admitted Wharton MBA students to share information about their partners and dependent children who would like to be involved in programming intended for families. Information submitted through this form will be shared with the MBA Program Office, Wharton Partners Club, and the Wharton Kids Club.

Wharton Partners Club

Wharton Partners Club (WPC) is a networking and social organization designed exclusively for all significant others of Wharton MBA students. WPC organizes social, cultural, and informational activities for its members and aims to provide a smooth and welcoming transition to Wharton.  For more information please email us at or visit us on Instagram @whartonpartnersclub.

Wharton Kids Club

Wharton Kids Club organizes activities and provides a support network for the families of Wharton students. The club helps new students and their families to adjust to their new life and make an easy move to Philadelphia. You’ll have opportunities to participate in holiday activities, play groups, family outings, and parents’ nights out.  For more information please email us at

Resources for Families

The School District of Philadelphia
Useful information for parents of children interested in learning more about K-12 public education in Philadelphia.
Resources for choosing K-12 and early education in Philadelphia, including information about public, public charter, and private schools.

Penn Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Center at Penn is a hub for information, resources, activities and advocacy for students and post-docs with children. The Family Center provides a forum for student parents to connect and develop supportive networks, and the space includes a lounge, family reading room, nap space, and play area.

Penn Children’s Center
The University of Pennsylvania’s child care center is for children ages three months to five years. Located on the University campus, the Center is administered by the Division of Business Services at Penn. Enrollment in the Penn Children’s Center is open to all members of the University and surrounding communities with preference given to faculty, staff and students of the University.