New Students (2023)

Check back soon for additional information about the Fall 2023 BGS Orientation!

BGS Orientation Schedule

We are excited to welcome you to the BGS community at Penn! Please note that Fall 2023 term begins with orientation on August 14th and classes on August 29th. The BGS orientation tentative 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. Please be sure to check back for updated information

Incoming students can find important dates and deadlines in the timeline to the right (or below if viewing from a mobile device) and make sure to review the June Student Checklist or August Student Checklist for more information on what to do before and after arriving at Penn. 

                                                          Coming Soon - BGS orientation schedule 
                                                          Coming Soon - Graduate Group Specific Activities

Other Fall Semester Information and Resources

New Student Email & UPHS Network Username

New Graduate Student Orientation Hub

Graduate Student Center New Student Events Calendar

Campus and City Tours

Biotech Commons Resources


2022 Orientation

For reference, information about 2022 Orientation is provided below.

Penn Graduate Student Center

 Important Links: