Promotional Programs negotiates with outside vendors to provide oustanding discounts to the Penn community.  At present, our vendor list includes Balfour, School Storage, Student Advantage and Kaplan Test Prep. For more information about Promotions, please visit our About page or contact us at

Our Vendors

 For our vendors, the agency provides a link between their products and the student body. We work closely with each of our vendor affiliates to devise a tailored marketing plan and strategy to promote their products and services at Penn. In addition to providing price, competitive and promotional analysis, we offer parent mailings, residential mailbox stuffings, cross promotional opportunities with our various agencies, and other endless creative marketing opportunities! If needed, our web and technical staff also help in creating and designing of promotional material.



Why we love it: campusSIMs makes it convenient for international students to get a U.S. phone plan before they get on campus.

Promotions for Penn students: campusSIMs mails the SIM card right to your international home address even before you sign up!  Just activate your card with your plan of choice once you receive it.

How to register: View all available plans and sign up at

Kaplan Test Prep

Why we love it: Kaplan provides test prep services for grad school admissions testing to the Penn student body. PSA loves the Kaplan team for their personal approach to student test prep and outstanding results. Additionally, Kaplan classes are convient for many Penn students, with courses taught at the Kaplan Center at 38th and Walnut or in Penn buildings.

Promotions for Penn students: Kaplan offers national discounts for Penn students throughout the year. Please visit PSA's Kaplan page for a list of current offers.

How to register: Registering for a Kaplan course is simple, and students are given a choice of payment plans. Click here to begin the registration process.

School Storage

Why we love it: School Storage is the official moving and storage company for Penn Residential Services. PSA loves School Storage for their personal committment to the Penn community, green storage options, easy pick-up program, and great rates (large box storage is only $6.95/month).

Promotions for Penn students: School Storage offers outstanding discounts (on top of their already low rates) to the Penn community on a regular basis. Penn students should keep an eye out for regular promotions offers!

How to register: Visit to register.


Balfour Rings

Why we love it: Balfour supplies the official class ring for the University of Pennsylvania, offering a variety of metal and design options. Balfour is the perfect way for Penn grads to commemorate their experience!

Promotions for Penn students: Balfour representatives are often at the Penn Bookstore at specified dates throughout the Spring so that Penn students can order and get their rings sized in person. For a list of dates, click here.

How to order: The Penn Ring can be ordered through the Balfour website (here), or at any of the Balfour dates (here).

Student Advantage

Why we love it: Discounts for student cardholders on a variety of services, including 20% off Amtrak trips, and tons of other perks.

Promotions for Penn students: Students receive 10% off the cost of the card if they purchase the 4-year option.

How to order: Penn students can purchase a Student Advantage card here.


In addition to marketing for our vendor affiliates, we also provide publicity services to interested parties at a fee, such as strategic postering and flyering on campus and at PSA's own locations. Click the above link to visit the Publicty page, or to place a postering order. You can also order using the Publicity Services Order Form

If you have any questions or are interested in partnering with Penn Student Agencies please email Promotions at