House Life

House Life

Welcome to your College House!

New Quakers - welcome home!

You've made it here!  Now that you've received your assignment of a College House, you can explore the possibilities waiting for you in your new home. The links below will connect you to more information about your House, along with links to the House's web page and other handy information about what's in store for you.

Four-Year Houses

First-Year Houses

More stuff to think about

If you missed the Quaker Days presentation or want to see it again, here's a PDF of the slideshow we presented about College Houses, housing logistics, and your Penn Dining options.

If you've wondered about what the bathroom situation might be in your new College House, check out our handy guide here.  If you haven't ever had to share a living space with anyone else, or even if you have, you might want to check out our tips for navigating the roommate relationship.  

If you're having trouble falling asleep, you can review the handy rundown of Housing policies in the Residential Handbook.  (Seriously, though, it's good stuff to know before you get here!) 

And if you're ready to start getting hyped about New Student Orientation—a week of activities which offers way more fun than it may sound like—you can see what's in store for you here.

Your House Dean, Faculty Director, and your RA/GA really are eager to make your acquaintance as you dive in to the Penn experience.  The links to the left can help you explore the many possibilities you'll find available to you once you're on campus and in your House. Your College House can become the hub that supports your academic and social life, and we can't wait to help you get started. 

 Welcome Home! XOXO, Your College House