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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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A Room
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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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Important Dates

February 23- April 1

Room Selection

For our rising second, third, and fourth-year students, it's time to start thinking about your on-campus housing options for next year. You will select your next room for 2021-2022 through the Room Selection process. You’ll be able to choose from available spaces across campus in the Upperclass and Four-Year Houses, including our newest College House, New College House West.

April 29- May 7

Early Move-Out

On these dates, students must sign up for a timeslot to officially register move out of their College House. Students will be able to sign out a cart for two hours to help with their move. The streets will not be posted for parking and there will not be staff available to assist with parking and moving items down steps in selected buildings. 

May 8-13

Move-Out

On these dates, students must sign up for a timeslot to officially register move out of their College House. Students will be able to sign out a cart from the Info Center or a tent for two hours to help with their move. For specified timeslots, parking will be reserved around residential buildings and staff will be on the street to help with parking.  

May 17-18

Graduating Senior Move-Out

Seniors graduating in May or August 2021 will automatically receive an extension to move-out on May 17 or 18. On these dates, students must sign up for a timeslot to officially register move out of their College House. Students will be able to sign out a cart for two hours to help with their move. For specified timeslots, parking will be reserved around residential buildings and staff will be on the street to help with parking.   

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.