The University of Pennsylvania (or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research institution and one of the nine colonial colleges established before the American Revolution. One of the country’s oldest universities, the University of Pennsylvania was founded by American revolutionary Benjamin Franklin and has produced scores of notable alumni. Today, UPenn ranks as one of the top universities in the United States.
Located just a short walk from campus, The Inn at Penn is our partner hotel this year!
When you register for the IGS, be sure to check out our discounted hotel deal on our registration page, where you may book a room and purchase a ticket for one discounted price!
Discounted rooms are limited!
Please contact Natalie Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any issues.
Once the temporary capital of the United States, Philadelphia is a regional hub of education, industry, and culture. Situated at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, Philadelphia is home to many “firsts” in the United States, including the first library, hospital, and stock exchange. The Philadelphia area’s many universities and colleges make it a top study destination, as the city has evolved into an educational and economic hub. Philadelphia contains 67 National Historic Landmarks and the World Heritage Site of Independence Hall – becoming a member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities in 2015, as the first World Heritage City in the United States
10 things to do while you’re in Philadelphia: