International Students

The Wharton community is ready to help you transition to making Philadelphia your home for the next two years. For many of you, this will be your first time living in the U.S. My team and we want you to feel supported and able to share your unique life experiences and global perspectives. All of our MBA students grow through the opportunity to live with, learn from, and form lasting ties with more than 1,700 of the most talented people in the world as you go through this transformational experience together.

International Student Resources

You can access these dedicated Penn resources before arriving on campus:

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Advances Penn’s commitment to global engagement by providing immigration expertise and services to the Penn community including UPHS.

Location:

Penn Global ISSS

St. Leonard’s Ct., Suite 305 (3rd Floor)

3819-33 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hours:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

IMPORTANT: Office hours and Advising hours are NOT the same

Phone: (215) 898-4661

Email: isss@pobox.upenn.edu

MBA Career Management Resources for International Students

MBA Career Management Resources for International Students

These resources will provide a better understanding of not only the US work permit/visa requirements, but also the US job search process.

Penn Cultural Centers

Penn Cultural Centers

Include Greenfield Intercultural Center, La Casa Latina, LGBT Center, Makuu: The Black Cultural Center, Pan-Asian American Community House, and Penn’s Women’s Center.

Weingarten Center

Weingarten Center

The Weingarten Center provides Academic Support and Disability Services. Academic Services include professional consultation in university relevant skills such as academic reading, writing, study strategies, and time management to the Penn community. This academic support is provided through a varied menu of services and programs.

Location:

220 South 40th Street, Suite 260

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hours:
Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT

Phone: (215) 573-9235

Email: lrcmail@pobox.upenn.edu

Grad Center at Penn

Grad Center at Penn

A unit of the Office of the Vice Provost for Education, the Graduate Student Center is a central hub for resources, activities, support, and advocacy for all graduate and professional students at Penn.

Location:

Graduate Student Center
University of Pennsylvania
3615 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Email: gradcenter@upenn.edu

Perry World House

Perry World House

Perry World House is a center for scholarly inquiry, teaching, research, international exchange, policy engagement, and public outreach on pressing global issues.

Location:
3803 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 573-5730

International Student Welcome Reception

Monday, August 8.  More details coming soon via email!