Anyone interested in learning how to bartend is welcome to sign up! You do not have to be a current Penn student or affiliated with the University in order to register for PSA bartending courses.
The Spring 2018 signups are closed now:
Sign-ups for our April 21 class are now closed. Look for further courses in Fall 2018.
To reserve a space, please go to: https://www.vpul.upenn.edu/secure/psa/forms/bartending
Space is limited, so a waitlist for the next class will be provided for those who are unable to take the next available course.
Each course date offers three course structure options:
All-Inclusive TiPS and Mixology Package ($189)
The All-Inclusive Package includes the Mixology Course and the TiPS Course. Aspiring bartenders must successfully complete the all-inclusive course in order to be considered to join PSA Bartending as a Staff Bartender.
Mixology Course and Recipe Book ($139)
3 Hours: Irvine Auditorium
The Mixology Course is a fun and instructive way to learn all about mixology and bartending! Students learn bartending skills, practice mixing drinks, and receive an instructional booklet with dozens of drink recipes.
TiPS Alcohol Safety Training ($79)
3 Hours: Williams Hall
TiPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. In the TIPS course, students will learn about alcohol safety, customer management, and accident prevention.
Optional* Bartending Kit: ($40)
Bartending kit including shaker, strainer, quick pourers, corkscrew, ice scoop, speed opener, and bar spoon. Make sure your bartending skills don't get rusty with our Bartending Kit! The kit includes everything you need to professionally mix delicious drinks.
*Bartending kits are required for those who would like to bartend for Penn Student Agencies, although you do not have to purchase through us.