Penn's Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
2020 SAS summer courses will take place remotely. For undergraduates, please check Penn InTouch for updated summer course information. For graduate and professional students, please consult your schools and programs. Summer study abroad remains cancelled.

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies staff is working remotely to comply with University protocols as we navigate the COVID-19 virus. Penn is committed to maintaining a safe campus and workplace for faculty, students, staff, and visitors. While we are not onsite, we are still available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. by phone and online in case you need support: (215) 898-7326 or

Visit, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

Enrollment & Registration

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Enrolling in one of our programs is the first step to making the most out of your summer at Penn. Each Penn Summer program has a unique enrollment or application process, so please read the guide below for all of the information you need to get started.

If you are a current Penn student, go directly to Penn InTouch to register for Penn Summer Sessions online courses.

Registration for Incoming Penn Freshmen

Incoming Penn freshmen must complete and submit the Penn Freshman Registration Form available below, as well as submit a copy of their Penn acceptance letter. Advisor approval is required on the form; no other supporting documentation is required. Once the form is submitted and your record is setup, you will receive an email confirmation with information regarding the registration process.

Download: Penn Freshman Registration Form

Penn Summer Sessions

Our Penn Summer Sessions for visiting undergraduates do not require an official application, though you will need to use our application system to submit the necessary contact information and a non-refundable fee of $50 to enroll.

To enroll, first create a new account and once you have verified the account, you can complete the process.

Watch this video for a step-by-step guide on how to enroll as a visiting student.

Program name: Search online application for: Enroll:
Penn Summer Sessions Penn Summer Sessions - Visiting Students


Penn Summer High School

For our high school programs, an online application and a non-refundable fee of $75 are required. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis through the deadline (deadlines for each high school program may vary) or until programs have reached full capacity. Admissions decisions will be posted to your online application account. You will receive an email notification when your admissions decision is available.

Program name: Search online application for:
Penn Summer Prep Program Penn Summer Prep
Biomedical Research Academy Penn Summer High School Biomedical Research Academy
Chemistry Research Academy Penn Summer High School Chemistry Research Academy
Experimental Physics Academy Penn Summer High School Experimental Physics Academy
Mathematics Academy Penn Summer High School Mathematics Academy
Social Justice Research Academy Penn Summer High School Social Justice Research Academy
Pre-College Program Penn Summer High School Pre-College
Young Scholars Program Young Scholars in LPS

Penn Summer for International Students

The Penn Summer Global Institute welcomes applications from full-time undergraduate students from around the world. All applicants will be required to submit materials and a non-refundable fee of $75 to complete their application.

Program name: Search online application for: Apply:

Penn Summer Global Institute

Penn Summer Global Institute



Penn Summer Abroad

To access the application for a Penn Summer Abroad program, please select your preferred location:


English Language Programs

To apply for the English Language Programs, please visit the English Language Programs website.

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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