• ILP


Forerunner is a program for new international students from China & India. This one-day program features engaging sessions and activities that will will help prepare students for their journey at Penn. 

Penngagement International Experience (PIE) Series

International students face unique challenges when adapting to living and learning in a new culture. We don’t want you to face those challenges alone! Join us for Penngagement: International Student Disscussion Series, co-sponsored by ISSS, Counseling and Psychological Services, and GAPSA.

Global Lens Series

There is a wealth of cultures and perspectives present on campus. View the world at Penn through a global lens! Co-sponsored by ISSS & Perry World House.

Graduation Reception for International Students

Every May, we celebrate the successes and contributions of graduating Penn international students with a reception full of food, music, and community. 

ILP (Intercultural Leadership Program)

If you are open and committed to learning the skills of intercultural leadership and motivated to share what you learn with your peers, we invite you to apply to this program. The ILP has been designed to foster an intercultural community of leaders who are ready to take on issues they are passionate about, learn more about communities different than their own, and make a lasting impact at Penn and beyond.

(International Student Advisory Board)

The ISAB is one of the first student boards in the Ivy League, to provide the Director of International Student and Scholar Services and other administrators with advice and guidance to help make the university a more warm, welcoming and respectful environment for international students.

ISTAR (International Student Table for Advocacy and Relations)

ISTAR is a collaboration between ISAB, Assembly of International Students, Undergraduate Assembly, and GAPSA, that works together to provide a unified voice for international student advocacy at Penn.