Student Health Service offers medical care including sick visits, wellness physicals, primary care, women’s health, sports medicine, podiatry, nutrition, STD testing/counseling, pregnancy testing and options counseling, emergency contraception, transgender care, and PrEP therapy, with no visit fees or copays. Additional fees apply for massage and acupuncture visits.
Student Health also offers routine and travel immunizations. For international travel vaccines, students should call a few weeks before the trip to determine if a provider visit is needed in additional to the immunization nurse visit.
Counseling and Psychological Services provides professional psychological and psychiatric services to undergraduate, graduate and professional students who are having personal problems involving social, emotional, academic and career issues. The most frequent concerns presented by clients are poor academic performance, stress management, low self-esteem, eating concerns, drug and alcohol abuse, racial/ethnic identity issues, relationship conflicts, sexual orientation and identity concerns, career conflicts and indecisiveness, loss/grief and depression. Read more >>
The Office of Alchohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives' mission is to identify and address critical issues that inhibit academic progression and success. Through vigorous, ongoing research, the office seeks to identify methods to reduce substance abuse and violence, control and mitigate campus environments where potential for abusive behavior exists, and foster a campus culture in which healthy living efforts are plentiful and successful. The Office works collaboratively with University faculty and staff, community partners, and students to integrate effective and relevant policies, enforcement practices, and education programs into one comprehensive environmental management program to achieve these goals.
The First Step program offers support and confidential counseling to any student experiencing negative consequences resulting from alcohol or other drug use, or support for students concerned about a friend.
The Office of Learning Resources which provides professional instruction in university relevant skills such as academic reading, writing, study strategies and time management.
The Office of Student Disabilities Services which provides comprehensive, professional services and programs for students
who self-identify with disabilities to ensure equal academic
opportunities and participation in University-sponsored programs.
The goal of the Penn Violence Prevention collaborative is to not only ensure students have access to safe and effective resources, but to provide preventative education focused on building healthy relationships, understanding consent, reaching out to friends in need and being an active bystander.