Introduction to Wharton Student Life

The Undergraduate Division strives to create an enriching, dynamic, and inclusive student community through cohorts, clubs, class events, and other co-curricular initiatives. Whether it involves joining a club, organizing a conference, competing for the Cohort Cup, having fun with classmates at a Wharton tradition, or going to lunch with a favorite faculty member, there are numerous ways to get involved at Wharton. We hope that you will take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities that Wharton and Penn have to offer!

  • Cohorts—learn about the cohort system.
  • Student Clubs and Organizations—browse Wharton student groups that you might like to join.
  • Campus Life—find links to important resources, including housing, dining, Campus Express.
  • Philly—learn more about all that Philadelphia has to offer.

Advice for First-Years

john-herbut“Everyone always says it, but get involved!  You don’t have to join a pre-professional group but join some type of organization whether it be an intramural or mentoring network because not only will it make your experience more enjoyable but also will broaden your personal network!”

John Herbut, W’15, Philadelphia, PA