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Penn Residential Services

Your home away from home
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Living and learning, at their best, combine to create the ultimate university experience at Penn. Penn Residential Services is here to connect you to the resources at the center of your residential experience. From managing your living spaces to taking care of the buildings that facilitate your participation in your College House, our focus is always on supporting you.

What We Offer

Home Away From Home

The College Houses and Sansom Place offer distinct room types, amenities, and communities. Options range from traditional single and double rooms that share a common hallway and bathroom to suites and apartments offering more privacy, and in some cases, a living room and kitchen.

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The Quad - Ware College House - McClelland
Everything you need

To Succeed

The Second-Year Experience

Two is better than One

Starting this year, with the incoming class of 2024, Penn’s Second-Year Experience initiative will include a two-year housing requirement. Residential Services is supporting this commitment by providing new and distinctive housing options for students to build off of their first-year living in the College Houses.

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Need To Know

Important Dates

May 6 to June 1 at 11:59pm EDT

First-Year Housing Application

Review your housing options for your first year at Penn! Once you are ready, complete Housing Application anytime between May 6 to June 1 at 11:59pm EDT. The date you submit does not impact your priority during this time period.

For more information, click Room Selection.

June 15

First-Year Housing Released

Welcome to Penn’s College Houses! Your housing assignment is now available on Campus Express. You will need your PennKey username and password to log in.

June 16

Transfer & Exchange Student Housing Application

Review your housing options for your first year at Penn! Once you are ready, complete Housing Preference Request Form anytime between June 16 to June 30 at 11:59pm EDT. The date you submit does not impact your priority during this time period.

For more information, click Room Selection.

July 13

Transfer & Exchange Housing Released

Welcome to Penn’s College Houses! Your housing assignment is now available on Campus Express. You will need your PennKey username and password to log in.

We Oversee
13 College Houses
We Support
5500 Residents
Our Family Guide

Answers At Your Fingertips

We know there's a lot to consider when your student goes to college, and we are here to support not just our students, but their family as well. Our dedicated staff will make sure your student's residential essentials are taken care of, so they can focus on how to Live Penn.

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News + Updates
March 25, 2021

A Q&A with the House Director of New College House West

With New College House West nearing completion, students making their housing selections for fall have the opportunity to be a part of history as the inaugural residents.