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Penn Nursing Updates - Week of June 21st

Dear Penn Nursing Students,

Please see the information updates and upcoming activities below.


Information Updates

  • Summer 2021 – Student Testing Updates: The Penn Cares public-health response to COVID-19 for Summer 2021 is transitioning this summer. Starting July 1, students who provide information on being fully vaccinated will be exempt from Penn Cares screening testing and PennOpen Pass daily symptom checks. Those who do not provide vaccine information will continue to test and symptom check. A full detailed university release can be found online.

  • TBD

Upcoming Events/Activities Updates

  • Thursday, June 24 - An Evening with Billy Porter: HIV/AIDS, COVID-19 and Nurses Tackling the Health Equity Gap:Throughout history, nurses have been on the front lines to provide vital patient care, advocate for communities in need and pioneer new standards of care. In recognition of Pride Month and on the 40th anniversary of what would later be known as the first AIDS diagnosis, Johnson & Johnson invites you to a very special screening event of the documentary film, ‘5B’. Interested students can learn more event details and register online.

  • Wednesday, June 30 - Weekly Virtual Financial Aid Student Hours:The Financial Aid team welcomes all inquiries and will follow up with 1:1 appointments to address any specific individual issues. Please continue to join us each Wednesday this summer at 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. via Bluejeans.

      • Please save this information for your quick reference.

      • Meeting URL -

      • Meeting ID: 806 457 6986

      • Want to dial in from a phone? Dial one of the following numbers:

        • +1.408.419.1715 (United States(San Jose))

        • +1.408.915.6290 (United States(San Jose))

        • Enter the meeting ID and passcode followed by #

As always, these OAA emails can be found archived online. Please remember that we are available for virtual appointments or by email and that you can find a full listing of departmental contacts online here.


Christina M. Costanzo, EdD
Assistant Dean for Admissions & Academic Affairs