New Students

More Information Available Soon!

We are excited to welcome you to the BGS community at Penn!  Fall 2024 term begins with orientation on August 12th and classes on August 27th. Once available, recordings and slides from the presentations in the auditorium will be available on the BGS Orientation Agenda page below.
                                                          2023 Sample BGS Orientation Agenda
                                                          2023 Sample BGS-Wide Orientation Activities

Other Fall Semester Information and Resources

August Student Checklist - COMING SOON

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