Welcome to the College Houses at Penn


5,600 richly diverse faculty, staff and students call the College Houses home, living together on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.  In the College Houses, the academic life of the University is deeply integrated into eleven unique undergraduate communities, where the change-makers of tomorrow find opportunities to engage with big ideas around every corner.

2017-18 Room Selection: Click for more information from Residential Services

Hill College House Renovation

Hill College House Renovation Update

PennNews recently updated the University community on Hill College House's ongoing $80 million renovation, which is proceeding on schedule. Hill will be open to another class of first-year students in fall 2017. Read more!

KCECH Staff 2016-17

Graduate Associates have Impact on Undergrads

The Daily Pennsylvanian recently wrote about some Graduate Associates' experiences in residence, highlighting the GAs' role as mentors and as part of Penn's overall strategy for improving students' mental health.

New College House Faculty Director, Prof. Cam Grey, with President Amy Gutmann at the New College House opening ceremony

Our doors are open to Faculty

Faculty play a major role in our mission. Within our House communities, they encourage intellectual inquiry, and promote spirited discussions and interactions. Penn Current recently interviewed the Faculty Director of New College House, Prof. Cam Grey, about his experiences in nearly a decade of living as a faculty mentor in the College Houses. For more information about becoming a part of the College Houses as a faculty member, click here, or to read about another of our Fellow's experiences, click here.