2023 Penn Undergraduate Summer Housing Registration

Thank you for your interest in Summer Undergraduate Housing at the University of Pennsylvania. Housing is offered from May 21st through August 6th, 2023. This registration is for college students (ages 18-24*) who are either:

    • Currently enrolled at Penn
    • Will be taking summer classes at Penn
    • Undergraduate scholar 

Note: If you are a Penn student you will be making payment through the Bursars Office. If you are not a Penn student you will be charged via Credit Card.

* Upon submitting an application please allow 5 business days for this to be processed.

A non-refundable $10.00 application fee plus a 5-week deposit will be required when submitting this application. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Note: payment must be received in full prior to living on campus.


You will be housed in a furnished and air-conditioned high-rise residence hall on Penn's campus. There is a five-week minimum stay. Based on availability, you may choose from the following room types:

Private Apartment ($69.00 per night) -  Residents have their own private bedroom (with extra long twin bed), living room, kitchen (kitchen includes a full-size refrigerator, 4 burner stovetop, and oven but does not include a microwave, pots and pans, plates or utensils) and private bathroom.

Private Bedroom w/ shared bath ($57.00 per night) - Residents have their own private bedroom, but will share the living room, and bathroom areas with up to 3 other people. Kitchens are likely but not guaranteed (kitchen includes a full-size refrigerator, 4 burner stovetop, and oven but does not include a microwave, pots and pans, plates or utensils).

Once we receive all the components of your application, we will send you an e-mail confirming your housing, and the remainder of your stay will be billed.

Application Process: Please note that we require housing applications to be submitted at least 5 business days before your selected move-in date so all backend operations are complete and will ensure a smooth check-in process for you.


Summer dining plans are available for purchase but are not required. Meal visits will be in one of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls. Each time you eat, one visit is subtracted from your allowance. Dining Dollars can be used in any Penn Dining location. Each purchase amount is subtracted from your Dining Dollars account balance.

The FLEX 25: $395.00

    • 25 Meal Visits
    • $100 Dining Dollars

The FLEX 45: $595.00

    • 45 Meal Visits
    • $100 Dining Dollars


A university ID card, called a PennCard, is required for access to the residence hall. PennCards are $45.00 each and will be printed for Non-PennCard holders in preparation for your arrival to campus. If do not already have an active PennCard you must submit a photo so that your PennCard can be printed prior to your arrival and you will receive your PennCard when you check in to the residence hall.

This photo should be similar to a passport, license or school ID photo, preferably with a plain white or neutral background. The photo should be a color photo, taken within the past 6 months, and be approximately 2" x 2" in size. The picture must have a full view of the face, no hats or anything on the head unless it is for religious purposes, and the eyes must be opened. Other people must be cropped out of photos as well. Pictures should be sent in jpg. format and labeled as “lastname.firstname.jpg”(i.e. jones.steve) and can be uploaded directly using the section below called 'Photo' and says 'Choose File'. If you do not have the photo available now, you can complete your registration and log back in at a later date to this registration site using your email and password and upload your photo. If you have difficulty uploading the photo then you may send the picture to Hospitality@upenn.edu within 3 days of submitting your application in an email titled: Summer Housing PennCard photo.

Occupancy Agreement
Submission of an application for summer housing implies agreement on your part with the terms specified in the Occupancy Agreement, Policies and Procedures Handbook and the 2021 University Student Compact. Please read both documents carefully prior to completing this application. There is a link provided to access the Occupancy Agreement and Residential Handbook once you begin your registration.

Summer Assignments
Summer room assignments are not released in advance; you will receive your summer assignment upon check-in. We try and place people with the same housing type together. You will have the option to request one roommate/suitemate. Please note that this person must be registered for the same time frame that you are & must also request you as their roommate preference on their application. We will do our best to accommodate your request.

Cancellations and Reservation Adjustments
All cancellations and reservation adjustments must be made in writing to Hospitality@upenn.edu

As stated in the Occupancy Agreement, the cancellation fees are as follows:

    • Cancellation 21 days or less prior to scheduled move-in date: $325.00
    • No show or cancel on scheduled move-in date: $500.00

Proceeding with this application indicates that you have read and understand the terms of this application and accept the financial obligations stated within. Submission of this application does not guarantee a reservation. To submit an application click on 'Register now' located at the top of this page. You will then need to create an IRIS account that will allow you to register. If you already have an IRIS account, log in using the email used to create the account and your chosen password.