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.

2021-2022 University Council
Meeting Schedule

Wednesday*, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

(virtual via BlueJeans Events)

BlueJeans Events Link:

Mobile Device:
Meeting ID: zazwgzft

Dial: 1-800-520-9950
PIN: 1877976 #
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*Please note that the September meeting will be held on a Tuesday.


October 27, 2021
December 1, 2021
February 2, 2022
February 23, 2022
March 30, 2022
April 27, 2022

If an accommodation is needed, please contact the event organizer at