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getting started with penn summer at the college of liberal and professional studies

Getting Started with Penn Summerat the College of Liberal and Professional Studies

University of Pennsylvania


summer support team
Summer Support Team






getting started at penn summer
Getting Started at Penn Summer

Your “To Do” List

  • PennKey
  • SAS Email
  • PennCard
  • Getting Started Online Workshop and Assessment

Provides access to the University systems

  • PennKey set up codes will arrive by US mail within 10-12 business days of LPS receiving your Intent to Enroll.
  • Haven’t received it, or need it immediately? Visit the Registrar’s Office on campus or call 215-898-1561.
penn sas email
Penn/SAS Email

School of Arts and Sciences ( email address isrequired for all LPS students.

Those without an e-mail will have difficulty receiving strategic communications from professors and other Penn departments

Quick Tip

Have your Penn student email address forwarded to your personal email. Instructions here.

check your sas upenn edu e mail or you won t receive
Check your e-mail, or you won’t receive:
  • Deadline-sensitive notices from LPS
  • Announcements from faculty, Penn Summer Sessions, and the University
  • Your student bill and late fees will incur
  • Final course grades
  • and more!
2 steps to activate your sas email
2 Steps to Activate Your SAS Email

1. Click here to set up SAS email now. You will need your PennKey and password.

2. Then click here to set up your SAS email in the PENN directory.

  • Pick-up your PennCard after registering for classes
  • Provides access to campus buildings and facilities.
  • When on campus, carry your PennCard at all times.
  • If you work for Penn or HUP, alert PennCard of your “student” status.

Quick Tip

PennCard office is at 3451 Walnut St.

  • Access on, click on “Current Students.”
  • Provides access to all important electronic systems including:
  • Penn In Touch -
    • The student gateway to academic, financial & profile information
  • Webmail
  • Blackboard
4 facts about penn summer and the college of liberal and professional studies
4 Facts about Penn Summer andthe College of Liberal and Professional Studies
  • The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) is a division of the School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Penn Summer is a program based in LPS.
  • LPS Student Services and support staff are here to assist you as a visiting student during summer sessions.
  • The LPS website is your first point of contact for all questions you have while on campus.
what you can find on the lps website
What you can find on the LPS Website
  • Links for New, Current, and Prospective students
  • Most commonly used links at the bottom of the main page
  • Wondering about a policy or requirement? Check the Undergraduate Student Handbook first.
  • Forms (ex. Late Drop, Withdrawal, etc.)
  • LPS calendar- it’s different from the University’s calendar
  • LPS Online Course Guide lists all LPS courses
    • Most up to date listings
    • Search by dept., time, requirement, etc.
academic calendar
Academic Calendar
  • Located on the LPS website- or the Penn Summer website
    • Includes all important deadlines
    • Semester start/end dates; exam schedule; holidays/breaks
    • Students are responsible for knowing these dates!

LPS deadlines are different than

the University deadlines!

who can help me
Student Records Staff

Scheduling an appointment

Registration difficulty

Billing questions/ concerns

Enrollment dates

Your LPS Advisor

Questions about policies

Problems in courses

Problems that might affect courses

Who can help me?

Eli Lesser

  • Taking classes in other divisions
  • Referrals from Student Services
campus resources
Campus Resources

Student Financial Services

The Tutoring Center

Student Disability Services

Student Health Services

Weingarten Learning Resources Center

Library System/Van Pelt Library Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services

penn employees
Penn Employees
  • Eligible employees must apply for tuition benefits for Penn/Health System to pay for classes
    • Meg Lewis, UPenn HR,

215-898-4812 or

    • Catherine Lisacchi, HUP HR, 215-615-2704
registrar vs lps records dept
Registrar vs. LPS Records Dept.
  • Registrar’s Office:
    • Standard enrollment and degree certifications for insurance, employers, loan deferment, etc.
    • Official transcripts
  • LPS Records Dept.:
  • Degree certification with 48 hours notice
    • registration questions
    • name change questions
  • To release non-directory/confidential info, we need a written signature of authorization.


billing and financial aid
Billing and Financial Aid
  • All Financial Aid questions should go to Student Financial Services (Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.) or
  • Questions about your bill should come to LPS as soon as possible, 215-746-6900
summer housing and dining
Summer Housing and Dining
  • Can be found by clicking here
  • Dining Services can be found by clicking here

Public Safety

  • Walking Escort Service:
  • 215-898-WALK
  • What are those blue light phones?
  • Contact for Emergencies:
    • 511 (on-campus)
    • 215-573-3333 (off campus)

Transportation and Parking

  • SEPTA (
  • Transportation & Parking Services
    • 3401 Walnut Street Suite 447A
  • LUCY: Free daytime bus service, 30th St. Station through University City area
  • Penn Bus and Shuttle Service: 215-898-RIDE
registering for courses24
Registering for courses
  • Register for courses through Penn In Touch (PIT)
    • Can be found on Penn Portal
  • Adds/drops can be done in PIT, but Late Drops and Withdrawals must be done through an advisor
  • Having registration problems?
    • LPS Phone: 215-746-7040
    • Email:
    • Include: full name & contact info, 10 digit course number (ex. ANTH 003 601)
1 log in to penn intouch and use the course search tool
1) Log in to Penn InTouch and use the Course Search tool

2) You can search by subject, requirement, program, day/ time, and more.


3) When you have found a course you are interested in, click “Add to Cart”

This does not mean you are registered!

Adding to the cart is like bookmarking the course


4) In the main menu, click Register for Courses

5) In the drop-down menu, select the subject code, the course number, and the section number of the course you want to register for.

5) Click Add Request

you aren t done yet
You aren’t done yet…

6) Always double check your registration! Mistakes can cost you.

Click on View Schedule in the main menu

finding your class on the map
Finding your class on the map
  • Search 2 ways!
  • Penn InTouch Course Listing
what have you learned
What have you learned?

You will now need to complete this assessment on the information presented here. You will need your SAS email to log in. If you still haven’t activated your SAS email, click here.

Once you have taken the assessment, you will be able to register for classes.

Have a great Summer at Penn!