Welcome to Penn Engineering! We’re thrilled that you’ve decided to join us for your graduate studies. Here is some information that we hope will help get you started on your journey.

*NEW* Prospective and Admitted Student Tours

Current master’s students known as Engineering Ambassadors offer tours for prospective and admitted master’s students. The tours cover both the Engineering complex and Penn’s campus. Tours are offered Wednesday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Saturday, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. To sign up, please fill out an inquiry form: http://pennemab.weebly.com/emabambassadors.html

Get to Know Philly!


Shortly after you accept the offer you will receive an email with your PennKey Setup Code and instructions for using it to setup your PennKey and Password. The PennKey is used to access all electronic/web based systems while you’re here. You’ll need your PennKey in order to access CampusExpress and the on campus housing system. If after a few weeks you have not received your PennKey Setup Code, please contact the PennKey office.

Campus Express

This is your one online stop for most student services at Penn. You can find a tutorial video here.


Penn has limited on campus housing for graduate students. Students also live off campus in the neighborhoods surronding campus as well as all over Philadelphia. You can find their websites below.

  • On Campus Housing
  • Off Campus
    • Off-Campus Services assists students, faculty and staff at all stages of their off-campus living experience. The office provides information on housing options, landlords, roommates, leasing, tenant rights and responsibilities, utilities, insurance, safety and tenant feedback.

Franklin Building

The Franklin Building is the Campus Administration Center and houses several offices you may need on campus, including Student Registration and Financial Services Office.

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