For guidelines on getting started as a new Penn student, choosing classes, reviewing policies and more, refer to the BA Student Handbook (PDF).
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:
- The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships provides information and support for students interested in conducting research and applying for competitive fellowships.
- Weigel Information Commons supports collaborative learning and group activities using the latest technologies.
- Lectures, readings and discussions at Kelly Writers House
- The Tutoring Center offers undergraduate Penn students a variety of free and convenient services to supplement their academic experience.
- The Office of Learning Resources (OLR) provides free, confidential, professional instruction in skills such as academic reading, writing, study strategies and time management.
- The Office of Student Disabilities Services (SDS) provides free, confidential, comprehensive, professional services and programs for students who self-identify with disabilities to ensure equal academic opportunities and participation in University-sponsored programs.
- Penn Counseling & Psychological Services offers a wide range of services including: individual and group counseling and therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews and consultation.
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: