Welcome new and incoming students! We can't wait for you to be here. Here are the Penn10 (or top 10) things you need to do before your arrival on campus. The University insurance requirements are outlined in this flow chart, and the University immunization requirements are found in this three-step process. You can find more of our insurance and immunization info here.
Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy has offered guidance on how to aid Nepal. Their website walks donors through the four phases of disaster response. Please visit the website to learn how you can help.
Updated 5/1/15: The number of new cases continues to decrease each week, and Liberia reported no new cases the last week of April.
The Student Health Service continues to closely monitor information about the virus and following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Specific guidelines for Travel for Educational Purposes were released by the CDC on January 20, 2015. It continues to be recommended to avoid all travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
You can find information on the University's travel policy on the University's Ebola web page. Please feel free to consult and share more information on Ebola from our website as well. If you have additonal questions, feel free to contact us.