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Penn Off Campus Services provides resources and information to help members of the Penn Community!

Welcome to Off-Campus Services

From finding the right neighborhood to learning how to sign a contract, you will find helpful information for you here to support you and inform you.

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Explore the resources available for all students living off-campus. Living on your own can be challenging, there are many questions, we can provide some answers.

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Learn more about off campus living

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Off Campus Info Sessions Start January 2023

Information sessions on learning about Off-Campus Living. The following dates are for January and February. If you would like to attend a session, please email   We will email you a login for the sessions. Sessions cover learning to use our website, tips on reading your lease, searching out database, and more.

January 23: 10-11 am Est

February 1: 3-4 pm EST

February 7: 12-1 pm EST

February16: 6-7 pm EST

February 21: 1-2 pm EST


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News & Announcements

If you’re a new graduate student to Penn or planning your housing options for the 2023-2024 academic year, we wanted to share important changes to the housing inventory on and around campus.

Sansom Place West, which is currently Penn-managed graduate housing, will close at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year.  As you are looking for housing that is close to campus, our rental listing’s can help you find the perfect location for you to Live Penn. New apartments are opening in the area in time for the 2023-2024 school year, including The Accolade which, a recent renovation by the Greystar Group, of what was previously  Penn’s Sansom Place East.

If you are a graduate student looking for leadership opportunities in our College Houses, check out the information on the College Houses & Academic Services website for Graduate Resident Advisor appointment.

As always, you can reach out to our office if you have any questions about your off-campus housing options.

 Our office has moved to Sansom Place West: 3650 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104  Our email and phone number remain the same.\              

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