Your intellectual experience in the College doesn't just happen in a traditional classroom. Cultural, civic and academic interests converge in a plethora of co-curricular opportunities across Penn's campus. Your challenge will be to decide which to participate in.

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Complementing Academics

Sheridan discovered the Penn Museum during NSO and continues the connection through academics and co-curricular activities.

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Artistic Expression

Penn students have a wide range of opportunities for artistic expression both in and outside of the classroom.

Staying Informed

In addition to the information presented on this page, students can keep informed of opportunities and events through these additional resources.

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is a major cultural destination. Annual programming includes jazz, world music, theatre, dance and more with $10 rush tickets available to students.

Blutt College House Music Program provides partially-subsidized private musical instruction to students and sponsors professional performances, master classes, and other musical events.

Creative Writing Program offers workshops in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalistic writing, screenwriting and playwriting, and offers minors in Creative Writing and Journalistic Writing.

Dance—from Latin and Ballroom to Pan-Asian and Hip Hop, students can have a lot of fun while learning about their own or other cultures. A comprehensive listing of offerings can be found at Dance Art Council.

Music Performance Ensembles: The Department of Music sponsors a wide range of performance activities that allow students to refine their musicianship in an enjoyable yet challenging environment.

Kelly Writers House hosts public programs and projects including poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, art exhibits and musical performances in its many rooms and in the "Arts Cafe."

WXPN is Penn's member-supported radio station. WXPN hosts live concerts at The World Cafe Live® and offers internships and work-study positions.