University Council

University of Pennsylvania

The University Council is managed by the Office of the University Secretary.

All questions or concerns may be directed via email to .

The University Council of the University of Pennsylvania is a deliberative and broadly representative forum which exists to consider the activities of the University in all its phases, with particular attention to the educational objectives of the University and those matters that affect the common interests of faculty, staff and students. It may recommend general policies and otherwise advise the president, the provost, and other officers of the University. It is authorized to initiate policy proposals as well as to express its judgment on those submitted to it by the administrative officers of the University and its various academic divisions. It is also empowered to request information through appropriate channels from any member of the University administration.

The monthly meetings of University Council are open to members of the University. If you would like to attend please notify the Office of the University Secretary via

If a member of the University wishes to pose questions or to make proposals to Council, they may submit them in writing via email: Chair of the Steering Committee .

2019-2020 University Council 
Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall

September 11, 2019
October 23, 2019
December 4, 2019
January 29, 2020
February 19, 2020
March 25, 2020 (cancelled)
April 22, 2020 (cancelled)

*The March 25, 2020 meeting will be held in Bodek Lounge