Cultural/International

African Students Association

Email: upennarab@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/UPennPASA/
Membership: Open to all

Description: PASA is a cultural group that serves as a community for African students and those interested in African culture at Penn.


Assembly of International Students

Email: internationalpenn@gmail.com
Website: http://aisupenn.org/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Assembly of International Students is a student group at the University of Pennsylvania run and represented by students of global backgrounds, whether international or not. We organize activities including, but not limited to, International Student Orientation (ISO), mentorship programs, social events, conferences, alumni networking events, and the Student Ambassador Program. Since 2016, AIS has evolved as an umbrella organization representing and funding constituent groups of different nationalities, ethnicities and cultures.


Black Student League

Email: pennbsl@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/bsl/Black_Student_League/Home.html/
Membership: Not listed

Description: Not listed


Brazil Club

Email: pennbrazilclub@gmail.com
Website: http://pennbrazilclub.wixsite.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: Not listed


CASA

Email: upenn.casa@gmail.com
Website: http://upenncasa.weebly.com
Membership: Not listed

Description: CASA was created to maintain and share Caribbean culture, promote the concerns of the Caribbean student body, and provide social and academic support to the community.


CAUSA

Email: penncausa@gmail.com
Website: http://penncausa.wixsite.com/home/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Cuban American Undergraduate Student Association of the University of Pennsylvania seeks to provide an open space on campus for the discussion of Cuban and Cuban American affairs. Our organization dually aims to advance awareness of Cuban culture within Penn and throughout the greater Philadelphia community.


Check One

Email: bergl@wharton.upenn.edu
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: Check One is Penn’s multicultural club that encourages the investigation and celebration of mixed heritage. Join us each month for GBMS, social gatherings, and great discussions!


Chinese Students Association

Email: penncsaboard@gmail.com
Website: http://www.upenncsa.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: CSA is one of the largest and most active Asian Pacific American student groups on campus. From our annual all-you-can eat dumpling festival and cultural show to our CSA family group events and inter-cultural mixers, we always have something going on. We welcome everyone, whether you are ethnically Chinese or just want to meet fun Penn students.


Club Singapore

Email: clubsg-2016-exco@gmail.com
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: Club Singapore represents the Singaporean community as well as all students with links to our country. We organize both events catered for our members and social events for the wider community.


Hawaii Club

Email: Not listed
Website: http://www.facebook.com/PennHawaiiClub
Membership: Open to all

Description: Not listed


Italian Club

Email: upennitalianclub@gmail.com
Website: http://facebook.com/UPennItalianClub/
Membership: Not listed

Description: With many fun events throughout the year, we will be promoting the Italian culture and language for Penn students who may or may not speak Italian. This club is for everyone – no knowledge of the language is necessary.


Japanese Students Association

Email: upenn.japan@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/japan/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Japan Student Association is an organization at Penn that celebrates and promotes Japanese culture through exciting events like Sushi Night and Mochi Fest.


Korean Students Association

Email: pennksa@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/ksagroup/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The Korean Student Association of the University of Pennsylvania consists of students whose goal is to promote the education and enrichment of its members and the university community with aspects of the Korean culture. The club and its activities are open to any and all who are interested in the Korean-American community and Korean culture.


MEChA

Email: mecha.de.penn@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/mecha.de.penn/
Membership: Open to all

Description: MEChA works with the Penn community to build a dialogue and social consciousness about Latinxs across campus.


Pakistan Society

Email: upennpakistansociety@gmail.com
Website: Not listed
Membership: Not listed

Description: Penn Pakistan Society (PPS) is a student organization that aims at bringing together people of Pakistani origin as well as other members of the Penn community interested in Pakistan and its culture. PPS provides a platform to discuss issues related to Pakistan and arranges sociopolitical debates to address the same. The society organizes musical, cultural, recreational and academic events so as to ensure a vibrant Pakistani community at Penn. It does so with the objective of promoting the identity of Pakistan.


PASS

Email: upennarab@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/arab/index.html/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The University of Pennsylvania’s Arab Student Society’s (PASS) goal is to provide our university with an organization geared towards exploring Arab heritage and culture. PASS provides a forum for Arab students and all interested in Arab culture to meet and discuss issues relevant to the Arab World and Arab communities in the United States. We achieve this through hosting seminars, students panels, guest speakers, dinners and social outings. We also seek to provide newly admitted and prospective Arab students with the necessary information to further assist them with their transition to the University of Pennsylvania.


Penn-in-Hand

Email: penninhand.upenn@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/penninhand/
Membership: Open to all

Description: Penn-in-Hand is a group created to immerse students in American sign language as well as Deaf culture. Our goal is to provide students with a relaxed and fun setting for developing their language skills as well as meeting others interested in ASL. The group often engages with the Philadelphia Deaf community and it’s many organizations geared towards different subgroups in the community.


PennHellenic

Email: dafnipa@wharton.upenn.edu
Website: http://pennhellenic.weebly.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: PennHellenic is the Hellenic association of Greeks at Penn, which aims at bringing Greeks together via cultural events.


Persian Society

Email: kompania@wharton.upenn.edu
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: Not listed


Puerto Rican Undergraduate Student Association

Email: penn.prusa@gmail.com
Website: Not listed
Membership: Not listed

Description: Not listed


South Asia Society

Email: sasboard@gmail.com
Website: http://upennsas.com/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The University of Pennsylvania South Asia Society (SAS) is a student organization dedicated to promoting cultural unity, social interaction, and political awareness relating to the South Asian community at Penn. Specifically SAS’s goals are to increase awareness and educate the Penn community of the various cultures and heritages represented in the South Asian subcontinent. SAS also strives to create an environment in which the greater Penn community may explore and experience this South Asian Culture. Throughout the year, SAS hosts a variety of events to promote these goals and provide both members and nonmembers with a way to connect with and learn about South Asian culture and issues. SAS is split into four main branches – cultural, social, political, and programming – that characterize the types of events we hold.


Taiwanese Society

Email: penntaiwanesesociety@gmail.com
Website: http://penntaiwanesesociety.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The purpose of Penn Taiwanese Society (PTS) is threefold: 1) To foster cultural enrichment for both PTS members and the greater Penn community; 2) To provide a network and community for those interested in Taiwanese and Taiwanese-American affairs; and 3) To hold strong relationships with other cultural organizations both at Penn and beyond with the ultimate goal of sharing our passion for Taiwanese culture and building unity across communities.


Thai Student Association

Email: pennthai@googlegroups.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/thaiclub/
Membership: Not listed

Description: Not listed


Vietnamese Students Association

Email: pennvsa@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/vietnam/
Membership: Not listed

Description: We, the Vietnamese students, students with Vietnamese ancestry, and students with interests in Vietnam, of the University of Pennsylvania, in order to represent the Vietnamese community at this institution, do hereby establish the Vietnamese Students’ Association. It is our endeavor to promote an appreciation for Vietnamese culture and to act as a vehicle for interaction between Vietnamese Students at Penn and other institutions.