New Blood: Penn Freshmen Move In to Penn (VIDEO)

upenn move-in day and dorm room

Freshmen and their families pushed, pulled and carried thousands of boxes, bags and carts filled with everything from bedding to cases of bottled water. Penn President Amy Gutmann made her traditional visit to dorms to welcome some of the nearly 2,500 freshmen and their families.

Alumni, remember when you first moved into Penn?

I remember the nightmare it was moving into my elevator-less 5th floor Rodney room (lower quad). There’s still no elevator there and after 15 years, these pictures proved that my freshman room barely changed.

What sort of experience did you have on move-in day?

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