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.

Visiting Students

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This summer, experience life as a Penn student. Join peers from across the US to access online Penn courses through open enrollment—and earn credits on a Penn transcript.

Penn Summer Sessions

One of the only programs at Penn that lets you enroll in classes without applying for admission, Penn Summer Sessions provides you with the ideal opportunity to take day or evening online courses that fit your life. 

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Penn Summer Abroad

Earn Penn credit as you experience culture in another country with Penn Summer Abroad. Travel with Penn faculty and other undergraduates with your accommodations and excursions planned for you. Enjoy the flexibility of a short-term commitment and make the most of your summer break.

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Transferring credits

We encourage you to consult with your home institution regarding transfer credit policies prior to enrolling in courses through Penn Summer. In many cases, the transfer credit evaluation process will require a review of the course syllabus. When available, Penn Summer will post syllabi on the website under the course description. After completing course work at Penn and being awarded a grade, you can request a transcript through the University Registrar's Office to submit to your home institution for final evaluation.

Getting started

Once you have received confirmation of your enrollment in a Penn Summer program, learn how to get started with your studies. As a visiting student, you will be assigned an advisor from the Penn Summer team who assist with academic needs. Please contact our office at (215) 898-7326 to schedule an advising appointment.

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Penn Summer

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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