If you are part of a Pre-Orientation Program arriving on August 19th or August 20th, please be aware of the following about your arrival to campus!
Arriving to Campus
since this is before official move-in operations begin, streets will not be closed and there will not be staff available to assist with parking and moving items into selected buildings.
Please be prepared to unload and move your belongings on your own or with the help of your guest. You can sign out a move-in cart from your building’s Information Center. If you have a guests, you can sign them in at your building’s Information Center.
‘Checking in’ is a process in which you are notifying staff of your arrival and gaining access to your room. To check in, visit the Information Center in the lobby of your College House. Please be sure to have a form of ID so staff can verify your identity.
For our new students, your PennCard will be ready and waiting for you at the Information Center of your College House when you arrive to campus. During the check in process, staff will distribute your PennCard. This is your ticket around Penn’s campus, as it allows you access to your College House, your suite/apartment, and your bedroom. In addition, you will use your PennCard for access to your Dining Plan as well! If there are issues obtaining your PennCard, please visit your building’s Information Center for assistance.