History Student Society

The History Student Society (HSS) is a student-run organization dedicated to encouraging interest in history in the Penn community and strengthening the relationship between students and Penn History faculty. Its general body meetings and events are open to all students. Such events include student-faculty lunches, lectures, alumni panels, local museum tours, student socials, teaching awards, and more. 

For a schedule of upcoming meetings and events, find HSS on Facebook.


History Undergraduate Advisory Board

The History Undergraduate Advisory Board (HUAB) serves as the executive board for the History Student Society and liaison to the department. HUAB holds meetings once a month and welcomes anyone who is interested in becoming involved to send their applications to the co-chairs at hssupenn@gmail.com.


2018-2019 Co-Chairs:



alumni panel 2016

 HUAB co-hosted the 2016 'What Can I Do With a History Major?' event, inviting History alums to talk to current undergrads about their career paths.