Mental Health


Campus Safety


Do you feel there are no outlets to submit your complaints about Penn or these resources?

There are so many people who want to hear about your problems so that we can improve Penn


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.


  • Interested in joining a student group on campus?
    • GoPenn is a list of all the student organizations
  • Looking to get in some exercise?
    • Here are the exercise facilities that are currently open.
    • Get involved with a Penn Sport!
    • Register for Penn Intramural sports!


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