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Celebrate the Holiday Season with Penn Winter Discounts

December 09, 2020


Deals@Penn: Visit the Deals@Penn website for information about the YouDecide discount program and other offers for Penn faculty and staff all year long. Save on everything from apparel to entertainment.

Penn Bookstore: Check out the 2020 Gift Catalog. Choose from a wide array of merchandise that proudly displays the Penn brand including apparel and unique collectibles. Enjoy free shipping on all catalog and online orders now through December 18, 2020. Use the code PENNSHIP when placing your order.


Penn Campus Recreation: Enjoy the gift of fitness with your coworkers by signing up for a free virtual group exercise membership. Visit the Penn Campus Recreation website to register for access to a robust schedule of virtual programming.

Arts & Culture

Annenberg Center: The Annenberg Center offers a 20% discount to Penn faculty and staff for all Annenberg Center Presents live stream events, including this season’s highly anticipated performance of Martha Graham Dance. Use promo code PENN when purchasing tickets online or on the phone. Visit for tickets and information.

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA): Discover your inner compass with Mindfulness at the Museum every Friday at 12 noon. These virtual sessions are focused on helping you to develop healthier minds and bodies, reduce stress, foster compassion, and increase memory skills. The December session, Restorative Contact with Gabrielle Revlock, explores why touch is an important part of human development. Though ICA is closed until January 1, 2021, you can enjoy a full calendar of free virtual programs. Also, consider these publications as holiday gifts.

Morris Arboretum: The arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway is a delight for rail fans and greenery lovers of all ages. The spectacular display is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through December 31. The Holiday Garden Railway Nights will be available for 10 evenings on Saturdays and Sundays through December 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The arboretum will be closed December 24, 25 and January 1. Regular admission to Morris Arboretum is free for Penn Card holders. Advance tickets are required for admission to both the daytime and nighttime displays.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Morris Arboretum website or call 215-247-5777, ext. 109 or 125.

Penn Museum: The Penn Museum Shop is now available online, where you can purchase one-of-a-kind gifts from around the world, including jewelry, hand-made scarves and other accessories, clothing, Mexican hot chocolate, African spices and sauces, and books. Penn Card holders receive a 25% discount (exclusions may apply) between December 8-24, 2020. Use code PennEmpHol20.

Also, consider participating in a series of virtual experiences that include The Deep Dig, a series of online classes that encourage students to examine archaeology, The Great Lecture Series on great monuments and how their meanings have shifted over time, and more. With these virtual experiences you can unwind, learn, and be together with family from the safety and comfort of your own home. For more virtual events and lectures visit the Penn Museum website’s calendar.

Please note that in adherence to the city’s “Safer at Home” guidelines, the Penn Museum will be closed through January 1, 2021. Tours and programs continue online.