Diversity and Inclusivity
The University of Pennsylvania and Biomedical Graduate Studies seek to draw students from diverse backgrounds, including diversity of work and life experiences, interests, culture, socioeconomic status, race and/or ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. The University is committed to providing an accessible and inclusive environment where all students have access to our programs. The following resources are provided in support of graduate students with a variety of backgrounds and needs.
- International Students
- Students of Diverse Backgrounds
- First Generation, Low Income Students
- Undocumented Students
- LGBTQ Students
- Students with Children
- Students with Disabilities
BGS students participate in a variety of organizations for the support of historically underrepresented groups, including the following:
- The Fontaine Society
- Penn Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (PGWISE)
- EE Just Biomedical Society
- UPenn SACNAS Chapter
- LTBGS+ at Penn
More information about BGS Diversity and Outreach activities, programs, and resources can be found on the Diversity and Outreach tab.