New Students (2022)
BGS Orientation Schedule
We are excited to welcome you to the BGS community at UPenn! Please note that Fall 2022 term begins with orientation on August 15th and classes on August 30th. The BGS orientation schedule link is below. In addition to these activities, each graduate group has its own set of activities, which will be provided directly by the graduate groups.
Incoming students should see important dates and deadlines in the timeline to the right and make sure to review the checklist for more information on what to do before and after arriving at Penn.
Other Fall Semester Information and Resources
For reference, information about 2021 Orientation is provided below.
- 2021 BGS Orientation Agenda
- 2021 Graduate Group Specific Activities
- 2021-22 BGS Faculty Research Mini Talks
- Graduate Student Center - Thrive at Penn
- 2021 New Student Checklist
- Surviving Grad School 101
Penn Graduate Student Center
- Thrive at Penn (Videos for incoming graduate students):