Alumni of the University of Pennsylvania are eligible to have an Alumni PennCard.
  • To obtain your PennCard if you live in the Philadelphia area:  Visit the PennCard Center with a valid, government issued photo I.D. Following your picture being taken for the card, the card will be printed and ready in a few minutes.
  • Your PennCard is good for 5 years.
  • The cost of the card is $30 and can be paid by cash, check, or credit (Visa or Master Card).

Alumni Spouse

Spouses of alumni are eligible to have a PennCard for use of the University libraries and recreation services.
  • Both the Alumni cardholder and the spouse or partner must come to the PennCard Center.
  • The Alumni cardholder must bring their valid Alumni PennCard and their spouse/partner must bring a valid, government issued photo I.D.
  • Bring documentation that shows proof of marriage or domestic partnership. Acceptable documentation (which must show the same last names or both last names) includes a marriage certificate, a shared lease, a shared bank or credit account or a passport coded for partner or spouse (J2 or F2). Staff or faculty may also present a form from Human Resources confirming domestic partnership.
  • A PennCard will be issued that will expire when the Alumni cardholder's card expires.
  • Alumni spouse/partner will be issued a guest card with Alumni Spouse/Partner on the third line.
  • There is a $30 charge for the card,  and this charge may be paid by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard by the cardholder.

Alumni Card Benefits

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street
10% Discount on tickets to Annenberg Center's Penn Presents and Dance Celebration performances

Arthur Ross Gallery
220 South 34th Street
(Fisher Fine Arts Library)
10% Discount on cards and exhibition catalogues.

Class of 1923 Ice Rink
3130 Walnut Street
$1.00 Off admission.

Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA)
118 S. 36th Street
10% Off ICA-produced catalogues and merchandise, and $1.00 off admission to ticketed events. (Note: ICA admission is free.)

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Free general admission.

Penn Transit Free use of Penn Shuttle and Bus services for the Alumni card holder and up to two guest passengers going to the same destination. Free use of Penn walking escort service.

The Office of Gift Planning
3600 Market Street, Suite 135
Free Personal Financial Affairs Record (while supplies last).

University of Pennsylvania Bookstore
3601 Walnut Street
10% Discount on in-store purchases with Alumni card. Penn Bookstore

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street

Free Museum general admission.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
3420 Walnut Street

Access to Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, including evenings and weekends. Borrowing privileges available for an additional fee. See Courtesy Borrowers for fee schedule.

Benefits listed above are effective as of January 31, 2018 and are subject to change without notice.