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Program Resources

Virtual information session

Meet current students and hear why they chose the Bachelor of Arts program and their experiences and opportunities both inside and out of the classroom. The virtual information session also highlights an overview of the program, majors and minors available to students, support and student services, and a description of the application process.

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Student handbook

For guidelines on getting started as a new Penn student, choosing classes, reviewing policies and more, refer to the BA Student Handbook (PDF).

Academic resources

Bachelor of Arts students at LPS are members of Penn’s vibrant intellectual community, with access to a wide range of academic and cultural resources, such as:

Penn LPSSA student organization

Penn LPSSA is the official student organization designed to better integrate College of Liberal & Professional Studies (LPS) students into the University of Pennsylvania community.


As you continue your Bachelor of Arts studies at LPS, refer to the following forms as needed:

Featured BA Student

Featured BA Student

LPS BA classics major and University Scholar, Donald Antenen, asks "What could be better than reading Plato all summer?"

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Culture, Community and City Living

Campus Life

Explore everything Penn has to offer, including the vibrant city life of Philadelphia.

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Annual BA Scholarships


Learn about the competitive scholarships that Penn offers.

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