Visiting Penn Engineering

WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR VISIT and hope you are too. There's a lot to see on campus so we try and offer set times and schedules for taking a tour. We also recommend that you take the time to look around Philadelphia. It's a beautiful city, full of history and culture, lovely parks, sporting events, festivals and amazing restaurants from sushi to cheesesteaks!


Engineering Undergraduate Tours

Penn Engineering offers a student-led tour of the engineering facilities for prospective undergraduate students.  No appointment is necessary.  Engineering tours are offered weekdays at 3:30 p.m. and leave from the Academic Programs Office (APO) located in 109 Towne Building. Dates are posted below.

  • First day of tours - 1/27/14
  • Last day of tours - 4/30/14 (last day of classes)

No tours will be offered on the following dates:

  • 2/7/14
  • 2/21/14
  • 3/7/14 to 3/16/14 (Spring break)
  • 4/7/14
  • 4/8/14
  • 4/11/14 (Spring Fling)
  • 4/18/14 (Good Friday)
  • 4/24/14 to 4/25/14 (Penn Relays)

Faculty Visits

Faculty visits are only available during the academic year (September - April) for High School Seniors.  To request a visit with one of our professors, please email APO at least two weeks before your intended visit.  Faculty visits are not guaranteed and are based on professor availability.

Engineering Class Visits

During the Fall and Spring terms, many engineering courses as well as several math and physics courses from the College of Arts and Sciences are pre-approved for class visits. Click here to see a list of Engineering Classes that are open to observation.