Penn Graduate Student Center

Who We Are


The Graduate Student Center was established in 2001 to meet the unique needs of graduate and professional students at Penn. The Center:


Core Purpose

To encourage the development of Penn's graduate and professional student community through academic and social initiatives.

Core Values:

Our Staff

Meredith Wooten

Director of the Graduate Student Center

Logan Thurnauer

Associate Director of the Graduate Student Center

Charquinta Sullivan

Assistant Director of the Graduate Student Center

Maggie Brown

Manager of Operations

Arts & Recreation Fellow

Health and Wellness Fellow

Intercultural Programs Fellow

Navigating the Dissertation Fellow

Navigating the Grant Fellow

Navigating the Classroom Fellow

New Student Orientation Fellow

Penn Theme Fellow

Personal Development Fellow

Volunteerism and Community Service Fellow

Web Fellow

Interested in being a Fellow? Learn more about the job.

Get Involved!

Want to get more involved with the Center? Often we ask for volunteers; check out our volunteer page to see if there are any current opportunities. In addition, if you utilize the Center's facilities and resources or participate in our events often, we really appreciate your input! Send us an email with your suggestions for improvement, new ideas, and general feedback.

Academic Year Hours

Welfer Common Room
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday-Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Meeting and Study Rooms
Mon-Thurs: 9am - 7:30pm
Friday: 9am - 5:30pm

Graduate Student Center

3615 Locust Walk
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA 19104-6221