NCH 2018-19 t-shirt design contest

Design next year's NCH t-shirt! 

Submissions due April 17 at 10am.

We will vote on the winner at NCH Next Fest on 4/22/18. The design will be featured on the 2018-19 house shirt that all residents will receive.

Winner(s) will receive a $200 online shopping spree and framed award. For full details and submission form, go to​

Study Break!

Join us in the Living Room this Saturday, March 24th at 5pm for a study break brought to you by our partners in the Music Department.  Bonnie Hoke-Scedrov, one of our vocal instructors, presents: Songs of Many Lands, a recital featuring music from various vocal performers.

College House Survey- Provide Your Feedback & Win!

College Houses & Academic Services wants to hear from YOU! Please share your feedback about your experience living in New College House by completing this brief survey.​

The survey will be open until March 26. Your responses are confidential.

NCH has a chance to win $300 for a house-wide event by having the highest percentage of responses among 4-Year Houses! Imagine the great cook-out we could host!

ANY NCH Community that achieves 85% response or higher will earn $65 toward a floor activity or event. 

The NCH Community with the highest percentage of responses will earn $130 toward a floor acivity or event.


CHAS presents: Penn Student Film Festival

The Penn Student Film Festival offers an opportunity to share and enjoy the creative output of cinematic voices of our very Penn student filmmakers. Sponsored by Penn College Houses & Academic Services, the festival welcomes short film submissions from any student at Penn and invites the whole Penn community to watch and appreciate cinema!

Monday, March 26th - Wednesday, March 28th 

!!! CA$H PRIZE$ !!!

For more information visit


Second Annual Mujeres Empoderadas Symposium

Mujeres! We are excited to invite you all to the Second Annual Symposium: “Latinas: Present and Powerful.” This event is targeted at Latina undergraduate and graduate students and aims to promote their professional development as well as inform them of exemplary Latinas in a variety of fields. We have planned several workshops geared toward marketing yourself, setting achievable goals, and recognizing our own personal heroines. We are also having a pop-up photo booth for all the attendees to take professional headshots. We are proud to present Dr. Antonia Villarruel, RN, FAAN, Margaret Bond Dean of Nursing as our keynote speaker this year. Dr. Villarruel will speak to us about her experiences in the professional world, obstacles she has faced, and the lessons she has learned. We are excited to see you all! 


*Business Casual Attire Recommended*


To register click here!

Use Penn Mobile!

Not using the Penn Mobile app yet?  Check it out to help manage your life on campus.

Penn Resources for DACA & Undocumented Students

Penn has resources available for DACA and Undocumented Students. For more information, visit:

Apply for Phoenix Fund- Bring Your Event Idea to Life!

The Phoenix Fund is a pool of money to support NCH residents' ideas for house activities and initiatives. If you have a great idea for an event for our house, apply for Phoenix Fund support! Learn more and complete your application here:

Stumped for ideas? During Fall semester, NCHers hosted a hiking trip, Cuban food experience, and fruit snack taste-test study break, all using Phoenix Fund! We're excited to add your fantastic event to the list!

Be a Quaker Days Host

Sign up to host a future Penn student during Quaker Days! Multicultural Scholars Preview begins for some students on April 17 with the rest of Quaker Days taking place April 18-19. Help to welcome future classmates! 

Sign up and get more information here:



Welcome To New College House

Welcome to New College House, Penn's first College House built for the 21st century!

We are Scholars. Celebrating the ‘Life of the Mind’ is a key element of our community. Faculty Director Cam Grey and House staff will facilitate a variety of opportunities for residents to learn about research practices, connect with academic leaders and explore intellectual topics.

We are Sustainable. The University of Pennsylvania is committed to ensuring a sustainable future by making environmentally mindful decisions in the present. Staff and students will learn about ways to promote a healthy world environment, economy and society while celebrating our LEED Silver Certified home.

We are Citizens. Participating in our world entails collaboration, compromise, and community involvement. Graduate Associates and Resident Advisors will bring students together through numerous activities to help forge supportive relationships while learning about our local and global world.


New College House Staff