Welcome to Civic House 

Civic House is the University of Pennsylvania's hub for student-led community service and social advocacy work. Civic House promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between the Penn and West Philadelphia communities, and beyond.

Through education, community connections, and other resources, Civic House prepares students for responsible and effective civic engagement and leadership.

Civic House's new blog: Seeds to Revolution

The blog is an outlet for students to educate, collaborate, and lead.


What's New?

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    NEW! Civic House Lounge

    Need a place to study or to meet up with a friend? Check out Civic House's new 1st floor lounge. 

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    3rd Annual Alvin Gutman Public Scholar Lecture

    Join Civic House for our this year's Gutman Lecture, presented by Nadinne Cruz titled "Centering Communities in Search of Moral Brilliance". More details here.

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    Video of "Justice! On What Terms?"

    Did you miss the second annual Gutman lecture? See video of "Justice! On What Terms?" by Dr. David Stovall here.

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    Civic House is open Sunday-Friday for meetings, study breaks and gathering. Check out our full list of hours here.

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