Resources + Centers

Resources for Penn Engineering Students:

Advancing Women in Engineering (AWE)

The Advancing Women in Engineering (AWE) program is dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and promoting women in Penn Engineering through the development and support of initiatives that increase the number of women interested in studying engineering, enhancing the overall academic experience of female students in Penn Engineering, and creating and supporting social and networking opportunities for women in engineering. AWE is for all female-identified engineering students. AWE uses an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and welcomes trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who are significantly female-identified.

Penn Engineering Chapter of NSBE

The Penn Engineering Chapter of NSBE has as its mission to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

Penn Engineering Chapter of SHPE

The Penn Engineering Chapter of SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) develops programs according to the Five SHPE Values: Familia, Service, Education, Resilience.

Research and Academic Services (RAS)

The Office of Research and Academic Services (RAS) assists Penn Engineering students in exploring academic opportunities and professional development, special programs or if you find yourself in some academic trouble, or encountering personal problems, RAS Staff Advisors are available to assist you in whatever way they can.

Penn Engineering Global and Local Engagement

Penn Engineering Global and Local Engagement includes global and local service learning programs that aim to improve human lives through sustainable engineering in all corners of the world.

Student Clubs and Organizations at Penn Engineering

Student Clubs and Organizations at Penn Engineering lists groups and organizations open to all Penn Engineering students, as well as groups for specific interests and disciplines.

Underrepresented Student Advisory Board in Engineering (USABE)

The Underrepresented Student Advisory Board in Engineering (USABE) strives to create a welcoming, diverse and inclusive community among engineers through student advocacy. This entails connecting, empowering, and amplifying the underrepresented voices throughout Penn Engineering.

Wellness at Penn Engineering

Wellness at Penn Engineering includes information on wellness-related resources at Penn including CAPS, Chaplain’s Office, Student Health, Penn Violence Prevention, Penn Women’s Center, Division of Public Safety, Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety.