About Wellness at Penn
Wellness at Penn is dedicated to caring for students during their academic journey while creating a campus-wide community of care. Our team is committed to offering a wide range of opportunities to access support, clinical resources, education, and practical tools to meaningfully engage with one's health and wellbeing.
Our vision is simple: we want to create a campus experience that integrates the science, theory, and practice of wellness. We will accomplish this by infusing wellness across its eight domains throughout the Penn experience through inclusive, innovative, and impactful initiatives. The eight domains of Wellness include: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, environmental, financial, occupational, and spiritual wellness. All of our initiatives are grounded in collaboration and fueled by CARE: compassion, accessibility, respect, and empowerment.
Our organization is built upon two pillars (Student Health and Counseling and Public Health and Wellbeing) that operate collaboratively to create a campus community centered on wellness.
Watch i share, a video created by Wellness at Penn and student leaders to promote sharing with others and getting support in times of stress, distress, and crisis. Learn more about Caring for Yourself and Others: Stress, Distress, and Crisis.
Immunization and Insurance Requirements
Visit the Immunization and Insurance Requirements page for information about required vaccines, and to enroll or waive the Penn Student Insurance Plan (PSIP). Visit the New and Incoming Students page for information and requirements specific to those who are newly enrolled.
Need to schedule an appointment?
Student Health and Counseling offers 24/7 support for students.
- To schedule a medical appointment, visit the Wellness Portal or call 215-746-3535.
- To schedule a counseling appointment, call 215-898-7021 (press 1 to talk to a clinician if after hours).
Same-day drop-in services for counseling
Students can drop-in to the Student Health and Counseling office (3624 Market Street) at any time during regular business hours without an appointment for counseling support. Students can also visit trained counseling professionals at various locations across campus through the Let's Talk program.
Visit the Counseling page for more info.