Mental Health

  • Want to talk to someone right now?

    • Call CAPS 24/7 hotline: 215-898-7021
    • For 24/7 help navigating Penn’s mental health resources: Call Division of Public Safety hotline: 215-898-4357
    • Schedule an appointment with SHS: (215) 746-3535 (24/7 number)
    • Between 9pm and 1am, call Reach-a-peer: 215-573-2727
  • Want to talk to a peer?

  • Need short term individual, group, or couple’s therapy?

    • Call CAPS main line: 215-898-7021
  • Need a referral to a long term therapist?

    • Call SHS: 215-746-3535



  • Having Issues with your Pre-major advisor and want to switch?
    • Email Ms. Margaret Mary Thomas, Assistant to the Dean of Advising:
    • Or call the College Office directly: 215-898-6341

Tutoring Help

  • Need help getting through a course?
  • Need help with skills such as academic reading, writing, study strategies, and time management?
    • Call the Weingarten Learning Center to make a 1-on-1 appointment: 215-573-9235
    • Walk in to the office during these following times: (STOUFFER COMMONS, SUITE 300, 3702 SPRUCE STREET)
      • Monday – Friday, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
      • Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    • Check the Weingarten Learning Center Website for group workshop opportunities

Campus Safety

Immediate Response

  • 24/7 Health and Wellness Hotline: 215 898 HELP (4357)
  • 24/7 Call CAPS at 215-898-7021
    • CAPS has a special Sexual Trauma Treatment Outreach and Prevention Team
  • 24/7 Penn Police/Emergency Response: 215-573-3333
  • 24/7 Special Services Hotline: 215-898-6600
    • Offers confidential advocacy, emotional support, reporting support, and academic support.

Want to feel more safe walking around campus?

  • Walking escort: Call 215-898-WALK(9255) or 511 (from campus phone)
  • Self Defense Courses: Call 215-898-4481 for more information
  • Read up on Emergency Preparedness
  • Penn Guardian: Penn Guardian is a service that allows you to rapidly provide information about yourself to the Division of Public Safety during an emergency. By building a personal profile, information about you can be immediately accessed by PennComm dispatchers should you call Public Safety from a registered cellphone
  • Download the “Rave Guardian” App to set up a profile

Need confidential emotional, medical, or academic support for any reason?

  • Penn Women’s Center supports all genders: 215-898-8611 for an appointment
  • LGBT Center supports all genders and all sexual orientations: 215-898-5044
  • The Chaplain’s Office supports people of any faith: 215-898-8456
    • 10am-9pm Mon-Thurs, 10am-5pm on Friday
  • Penn Violence Prevention: (215) 746-2647
  • Student Intervention Services: 215-898-6081
    • SIS can help you or a friend get housing changes, academic support, and more
  • Schedule an appointment with SHS: (215) 746-3535 (24/7 number)
    • SHS offers free lab testing related to sexual assault.
  • Need something else?
    • All of the above resources can direct you to the resources you need.
    • All of the above resources are for both survivors *and* friends of survivors
    • Download Reach Out App  which can help you find more resources that are currently open.


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    • Here are the exercise facilities that are currently open.
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Have an idea for change that you want to see implemented? Click on or email the organization below to submit a suggestion:

Dean’s Advisory Boards

College Dean’s Advisory Board

Wharton Dean’s Advisory Board

Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board

Student Nurses at Penn (SNAP)

Mental Health

Penn Wellness

Human Resources

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)


Active Minds

CAPS Advisory Board

Student Government:

Penn Student Government (PSG)

Student Committee on Undergraduate Education (SCUE)

Undergraduate Assembly (UA)

Nomination & Elections Committee (NEC)

Social Planning and Events Committee (SPEC)

Something else?

Call the College Office during business hours:

They can refer you to the right place –  215.898.6341

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