Wellness at penn
Top-notch care and a commitment to holistic wellness.
The School of Social Policy & Practice and the University of Pennsylvania are dedicated to the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of every student. Whether engaging with Penn’s team of practitioners, internists, gynecologists, nurses, and trained peer health educators, or taking advantage of the University’s many wellness resources, our students have access to the care they need, when they need it.
Student Health Services
Penn’s team of providers and support staff provides a range of medical services to students, from primary care and sports medicine to acupuncture and gynecological care.
SP2 and the University remain committed to ensuring the health and safety of our entire community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Stay up-to-date on our latest guidelines, and find current information about travel, testing, and more.
Prevention and Education
The public health arm of Penn’s Student Health Service works to improve health and well-being through policy, health promotion and epidemiology. The Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB) acts as a liaison between the students at Penn and our office, helping to ensure our community’s needs are met.
Penn’s School of Dental Medicine offers low-cost, high-quality dental care provided by dental students and hygienists under the supervision of faculty.
The staff of Student Counseling includes psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals who offer a wide range of services, including individual and group counseling and therapy, crisis intervention, structured workshops, psychological testing, medication reviews, and consultation.
Penn Violence Prevention
Penn’s Violence Prevention program works to prevent sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking on campus by addressing gender inequity, social injustice, and oppression through outreach and education.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
The Pottruck Health and Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art recreation facility serving the Penn community, including weight and cardio equipment, an Olympic-sized pool, co-ed sauna, basketball courts, the climbing wall, golf simulator, Pilates studios, and more.
i care is an interactive gatekeeper training for students, faculty, and staff that builds a caring community with the skills and resources to intervene with student stress, distress, and crisis.
Weingarten Tutoring and Learning Resources Center
The Weingarten Center provides professional instruction in academic reading, writing, study strategies, and more, as well as comprehensive services for students who self-identify with disabilities.
Student Disability Services
The Office of Student Disabilities Services (SDS) provides students with disabilities comprehensive, professional services and programs to ensure equal academic opportunities and participation in University-sponsored programs.
Penn offers a number of off-campus cultural centers to encourage cross-cultural activism, reflection, and dialogue.
Spirituality and Faith
The Office of the Chaplain & SPARC – Spiritual and Religious Life Center facilitates and encourages initiatives concerned with the moral, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of university life.
PENN PARK FARM
The Penn Park Farm is located on-campus, serving as a vibrant wellness hub as well as a source of produce for individuals experiencing food insecurity.
Student Health Services
3535 Market Street
When contacting Student Health Services
please dial 215-746-3535 and choose one of the available options:
- Urgent Medical Problem/Emergencies
- Immunization Requirements
- Medical Records
- Contact Clinical Staff
- Prescription Refill