First Friday, Photo © M. Kennedy for GPTMC

Photos © R. Kennedy, M. Kennedy and G.Widman for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Get Started

Meet us on-campus, tabling at orientation events and activities fairs from June through September. Check out our tour dates.

Meet at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for CollegeFest, Philadelphia’s full-day welcome for new and returning students – free museums, vendor giveaways, food, games, and music from 10am to 4pm.

Meet the city using our list of top fall semester events you’ll find only in Philadelphia, or visit for everyday happenings.

Be an insider, sign up for the twice-monthly e-newsletter featuring articles and events to help you meet people and make an impact off-campus, or browse our annual Insider Guide to Philadelphia.


Discover Something New

Unlock the local cultural community. Use Open Arts to access free and discounted tickets to local arts and entertainment events. Activate an account using the code on the back page of your Insider Guide or contact

Follow us for the latest on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Download our Getting Around Guide and check out the discounts below to make travel easy on SEPTA, biking, or using Zipcar!


Thrive in Philadelphia

Create a free account on, attend one of our events to meet diverse professionals and follow us @careerphilly for tips from pros and peers. We have the best resources for finding an internship while in school, or post-graduation job.

Join the team, fill out this form to join our Street Team – helping table on campus and spread the word about upcoming events, or email us for an invitation to the Student Exchange, our cross-campus student meetup of connectors and explorers.


Check out the special offers from Campus Philly partners:

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Campus Philly insiders.


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