Let us be the first to welcome you to Wharton!

Starting this new chapter in your life is exciting, but can also bring a lot of questions and worries – which is why the WPC is here to extend a warm welcome and offer you a tight-knit support group. Whether you’re moving permanently to Philadelphia or visiting as frequently as possible, WPC offers activities and resources to partners across a wide variety of diverse cultural, educational, and professional backgrounds. 

As one of the most active business school partner clubs in the country, we organize monthly social, cultural and volunteer activities for our members, and hope you will get involved! 


There is a great line up of welcome events to get you oriented to Philadelphia and life as a Wharton Partner!

Monday, August 6, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, 2401 Walnut St

The Partners Welcome is open to students and their families. A meet and greet with members of the Student Life team, the Wharton Partners Club, the Wharton Kids Club, and Mothers@Wharton.Dress is casual, drinks and light snacks will be served.  RSVP link below


Friday, August 10

9:00 am-9:30 am Check-in and light breakfast, 351 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, 3620 Locust Walk

9:30 am-12:30 pm morning progam (you can attend the full day or just the morning portion)

The Partner Orientation is open to partners and children.

  • Meet new and current Wharton partners and ask second year partners about their experiences.
  • Learn about Philadelphia and all the in places and activities
  • Information on opportunities available to you while here and discover how to be part of the Wharton community.
  • For international partners, meet a representative from International Student and Scholar Services who is available to answer questions.
  • The morning session concludes with a small group lunch with current and new partners.

1:30 pm-4:00 pm  Job Search Strategies This workshop with help you with your job search in Philadelphia or anywhere. In addition, we are happy to review and provide partners feedback on their resume. We have hired a professional reviewer to provide this service. If you would like your resume reviewed, please email it to Paula Greenberg, pgreenbe@wharton.upenn.edu (attach in Word format). 

Friday evening, the Partners Club will host a HAPPY HOUR and small group dinners. More info to follow.

REGISTER HERE FOR ANY OR ALL OF THESE PROGRAMS. Any questions, email Paula Greenberg, pgreenbe@wharton.upenn.edu

Life as a Wharton Partner

The WPC organizes several social, philanthropic, cultural, and family-oriented activities a month. The club tours local museums, sets up events with local organizations, plans happy hours in Center City, organizes spa nights and brewery tours, hosts holiday parties, and puts together small group dinners to help you survive finals week, and more!