Become a Member

The Wharton Club of the National Capital Region (WCNCR) will offer a complementary membership to all new graduates. All of the 4,000+ Wharton alumni living in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland are encouraged to join to realize the many valuable benefits of membership, gain access to events to connect with fellow alumni, and have the opportunity to shape the culture of the new club and influence the types of events that the club offers. 

Membership is available to anyone who: 

  • Has completed any program with Wharton alumni status as defined by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (the “School”)
  • Is a current or former full-time staff or faculty member of the School
  • Is a current student enrolled in a full or part-time undergraduate or graduate degree program at the School

Please Note: You will need your PennKey credentials to log-in and access exclusive member content.  Please contact [email protected] if you don't know your PennKey username and/or password.

Membership benefits include:

  • Reconnect with the school via alumni-only events
  • Develop your professional network by interacting with fellow Wharton grads
  • Broaden your horizons by attending speaker events with leaders in economics, finance, technology, and media, among many others
  • Give back to the school by helping current students and recent grads new to the National Capital Region
  • Offer your industry expertise to help fellow alums
  • Mentoring matches Wharton Alum mentees with Wharton Alum mentors in their area of interest

Additional benefits include:

  • Preferred ticket purchases for events (i.e. spots held for members)
  • Discounted pricing on all events
  • Access to our private Wharton Club of National Capital Region LinkedIn and Facebook Groups
  • Attend Contributor-only events
  • Eligibility to participate on committees, organize events, and vote in election