New Students (2023)

BGS Orientation

We are excited to welcome you to the BGS community at Penn!  Fall 2023 term begins with orientation on August 14th and classes on August 29th. Once available, recordings and slides from the presentations in the auditorium will be available on the BGS Orientation Agenda page below.
                                                          BGS Orientation Agenda
                                                          BGS-Wide Orientation Activities

Other Fall Semester Information and Resources

August Student Checklist 

2023-24 BGS Faculty Research Mini Talks

New Graduate Student Orientation Hub

International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Graduate Student Center New Student Events Calendar

Campus and City Tours


 Additional Resources