Activities & Student Groups


There are many graduate and undergraduate student activities on campus, such as intramural sports teams and Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA) events where students of different disciplines can interact. There is a state-of-the-art fitness center housing cardio training and Olympic swimming pool, rock climbing, a golfing simulator, exercise classes and more. The University City area includes a movie theatre, grocery and retail stores, and numerous restaurants, pubs, and cafes.


There are a number of groups which are open to Chemistry Students. These include:


Penn Women in Chemistry


PUCS - Penn Undergraduate Chemistry Society


NOBCChE - National Organization of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers Student Chapter


PGWISE - Penn Graduate Women in Science and Engineering


ACES - Activities for Community Education in Science


ACDC - Association for Cultural Diversity in Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

231 S. 34 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

215.898.8317 voice | 215.573.2112 fax |