New Students (2020)
Fall Semester Information
The BGS 2020 Orientation will be held online starting Monday, August 17, 2020. The details are still being organized. Information will be provided over the summer. Meanwhile, please complete your financial documentation (links below) by the deadlines indicated: July 3 for MD-PhD and July 15 for PhD.
- Financial Forms (see timeline on right for due dates)
- Expectations of BGS Students (SAMPLE - will be updated prior to Orientation)
- Patent Policy (to be submitted at Orientation)
For reference, information about 2019 Orientation is provided below.
- BGS 2019 Orientation Agenda
- BGS 2019 Orientation Week Agenda
- Letter to Incoming BGS Students Regarding Orientation Details
- New Student Checklist
- Surviving Grad School 101
Information for Combined Degree Students
Penn Graduate Student Center
- Thrive at Penn (Videos for incoming graduate students):