Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join Wharton clubs?

All graduates of Wharton degree programs are welcome to join the Wharton Club of Chicago. In addition, many clubs welcome Wharton students, graduates of other Penn programs, graduates of other schools and universities, and/or members of the local business community. Visit the Membership section for specific details about your club.

How can I stay informed about Wharton club events?

Subscribing to your club’s email communications is the best way to stay informed about upcoming events. To confirm or update your communication preferences, sign in and click “Edit my settings.”

How can I sign in?

To sign in, click on the Login link at either the top or bottom of the page. Wharton alumni: sign in with your Wharton Alumni Account information. To retrieve your login information, click here. Penn alumni and graduates of other schools: follow the instructions on the login page to sign in or create an account.

How do I attend events?

Click the RSVP link for any event you would like to attend. Important: be sure to sign in first to make sure your RSVP is associated with the correct account.

How can I become a member?

Becoming a club member offers many additional benefits. To join, visit the Membership section and choose a membership option that is best for you. 

How do I get involved with the club?

There are many ways to engage with your local Wharton Club in addition to attending events! To learn about volunteer activities, click Contact Us to reach out to your club administrator.

I’ve moved to a new city. How do I give Wharton my updated information?

You can update your address on your profile at any time by signing in and clicking on “Edit settings.” You can also update your contact preferences. To find a club in your new area, visit our Wharton Club Directory.

How do I update my Wharton club contact preferences?

You can update your contact preferences at any time by signing in and clicking on “Edit my settings.”

Where can i learn about other Wharton clubs?

To learn more about the 75+ clubs in the Wharton Club Network, visit our Wharton Club Directory.

How do I start a new club?

If you’re interested in starting a new club, or reviving an existing club that has become inactive, see our new club guide. Our Wharton Club team can advise you on this process. Contact globalclubs@wharton.upenn.edu to get started. 

Where can I find out what other Wharton alumni live in my area/work in a given industry?

To search for alumni in your area or industry, visit WhartonConnect, the Wharton Alumni Directory, to search for alumni by name, company, class year, city, and more.

How can I find out about upcoming Wharton events in my area?

Visit our Wharton Events calendar, which is updated frequently throughout the year, to stay up-to-date on Wharton events around the world.

How can I find out when Wharton Faculty are traveling to my area?

Many Wharton events around the world feature Wharton faculty members. Check our Wharton Events calendar frequently to stay up-to-date on faculty and other events. 

What are other ways I can become involved with Wharton as an alumnus/a?

There are many ways to stay connected to the Wharton alumni network. To learn about ways to become involved, click here.

How can I recruit students/alumni for my employer?

Wharton MBA Career Management has created a guide for employers seeking to hire Wharton MBA students and alumni. Click here to access the guide and contact Career Management staff. Click here to post a job opportunity for Wharton MBA students and alumni.

Penn Career Services is the resource for hiring and recruiting Wharton undergraduate students and alumni, and students and graduates of all Penn programs. Click here to learn more about recruiting. Click here to post a job opportunity for all Penn students and alumni, including Wharton undergraduate students and alumni.

How can I assist with Wharton MBA admissions?

Alumni are an invaluable resource to help Wharton find the most talented candidates for future MBA classes, and volunteer opportunities abound through the entire admissions cycle. Click here to learn more.

How can I contribute class notes?

To share your update with classmates in the Wharton Magazine, send an email to the Magazine team at classnotes@wharton.upenn.edu. Be sure to include your full name and class year. Your update will appear in a future issue of the Wharton Magazine.

How can I become involved with my reunion committee?

Class committees are critical to the success of the MBA Reunion program. You may choose to serve on an engagement committee to connect with your fellow classmates, or help fundraise for your class gift in order to give back to Wharton. To learn about volunteer opportunities, click here to connect with Wharton Alumni Relations staff.

How can I volunteer to speak to Wharton classes or student groups?

The Wharton School hosts numerous speakers through such venues as leadership lectures, speaker series, student conferences, mentoring programs and classroom guest lecturing. To volunteer as a speaker, fill out this short questionnaire and an event coordinator will get in touch with you.