Pennovation Center Grand Opening

Friday, October 28, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Join Board Chair David L. Cohen, President Amy Gutmann, and special guests Dave Gilboa WG’10 and Neil Blumenthal WG’10, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of Warby Parker, for the dedication of the Pennovation Center – Where Ideas Go to Work.

Go behind the scenes for an interactive tour of the Pennovation Center, and meet some of Penn’s leading innovators.

For more information about the event, shuttle schedule and to view the full program visit More

Call for Proposals - College House Research Program Fellowship

New College House and The Office of College Houses and Academic Services are now accepting proposals for 2017-18 College House Research Program Fellowships!

This program is designed for researchers at all levels and in any academic field. Research beginners are encouraged to apply. The program can serve in many ways as an introduction to doing research. It can also serve as a capstone for those who have already started a project.

The Faculty Fellows of New College House (Dr. Ponce de León and Dr. Brawner) will select one research fellow to receive the $1500 award, which will be paid over the 18 month period of the Research Fellowship (January 2017 – May 2018).

Application Deadline: November 30, 2016

For More Information and Online Application:

Visit to learn more.

Click on “Applying to be a research fellow” in the left hand column to access the online application portal, as well as a PDF document on Fellow expectations and responsibilities.

Please note: The online application portal lists an earlier deadline. Don’t worry! NCH’s application deadline is November 30th)Read More

Family Table with Sr. Univ. Director of Financial Aid

Elaine P. Varas, the Senior University Director of Financial Aid, invites you to participate in a Family Table Dinner on Monday, November 7 from 5-6pm. This is a great opportunity to share a meal and learn more about how the office of Student Registration and Financial Services can be a resource to you, as well as get to know a member of university leadership. RSVP to Space is limited.

Family Table at NCH Cafe!

Get some friends together and enjoy Family Table at NCH Cafe! This dining option allows groups from 4 to 10 to enjoy a family-style meal in the dining hall-- that is-- passing bowls and platters of food, having good conversation and relaxing at the end of the day. Family Table is available during dinner hours Sunday through Thursday by reservation. Reservations should be submitted by 9AM the day prior to the scheduled meal. Visit to reserve your table and check out FAQ! Enjoy!



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