At the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), our students are prepared to become the next generation of scholars, practitioners, leaders, and change agents. They graduate committed to bringing innovation and passion to the pursuit of justice and positive social impact.
Learn how alumni from our highly respected degree programs are making a difference here in Philadelphia and around the world.
The Office of Career Services offers a variety of resources for alumni, from access to job boards and listservs to workshops, career fairs, the Penn Alumni Career Network, and more.
Attend career panels, employer presentations, and more, plus join QuakerNet to access alumni connections from SP2 and the broader University of Pennsylvania community.
From regional events close to home to larger alumni weekends here on campus, there are lots of ways for you to connect with past and present Quakers.
Connect with alumni from your specific program through our Social Policy and Nonprofit Leadership alumni associations.
Be that positive force in someone’s life by volunteering to mentor a current SP2 student through our Mentor Collective program.
Alumni Referral Program
Help shape the next generation of changemakers by referring prospective students to the SP2 Admissions Office. We will be happy to waive the application fee for any applicant referred by an SP2 alumnus/a. To refer a prospective student, please send the applicant’s name and email address to Mary Mazzola, MSW, EdD, Associate Dean, Enrollment Management and Global Outreach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some of the valuable services and benefits that are available to you as a Penn alum.
The transcript is the official record of coursework and grades, per term, for each school attended within the University of Pennsylvania. It also displays degrees awarded, honors earned, academic notes and the GPA (if applicable).
- Official transcripts are handled by the Office of the University Registrar. Ordering details are available here.
- Master of Social Work Licensure – Alumni who need assistance with documentation for licensure should contact the SP2 Registrar by email at email@example.com.
SP2’s 2023 Commencement highlights need “to improve the well-being of all people”
Themes of joy, humanity, and justice took center stage at the 2023 Commencement of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2). In an evening ceremony at the Palestra on Saturday, May 13, graduates and their families and friends heard from SP2 Dean Sara S. Bachman and Commencement Speaker Amber Hikes, MSW’08, before cheering on the presentation of graduates across SP2’s five degree programs.