Visit the University website for more news, announcements, and resources related to the Penn campus response to COVID-19. https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/ Please visit School and Center sites for specific building and re-occupancy guidance. Facilities Resumption FAQ's Below are answers to frequently...
To accommodate utility work, the south side of South Street, between Health Sciences and 33 rd will be closed through October 2021. Pedestrians should detour to the north side along the Franklin Field arcade. Note access to the Penn Museum Main entrance will be from the 33 rd Street end of the...
The 250,000 sq. ft. New College House, located at 40th street and Locust Walk, was completed in summer 2021, and welcomed its first student residents for the fall semester. The $160M, 448-bed college house is the 13th on Penn's campus, and features common areas like a life skills kitchen, study,...
On October 1, Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Science held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new data science building, unveiling its new name, Amy Gutmann Hall. President Gutmann is Penn's longest-serving President, and her term will conclude at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year. The...
The Penn Libraries have transformed their Biomedical Library into Biotech Commons, a multidisciplinary, flexible-learning facility located at the heart of campus. Read more about the $11.5M renovation, and see features of the state-of-the-art space , at Penn Today.
Five Guys will soon be serving its popular burgers, fries and shakes in its newest University City location at 3714 Spruce Street. Expected to open in late fall of 2021, the new space will be easily accessible from the Quad and the center of campus. Read more about what Five Guys brings to campus...
In summer 2021, Penn's Procurement Services launched the new Fueling Business Growth campaign. Part of the university's Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Program, the campaign is designed to increase diversity purchasing and procurement in order to support businesses in Philadelphia. By engaging...
Penn's President Amy Gutmann announced in August that the university had started the planning process for a new student performing arts center at 33rd street and Woodland Walk. With a proposed budget of $31M, the center would be student-centered and include a dedicated performing arts space for...
'Brick House,' a bronze sculpture by acclaimed artist Simone Leigh, was installed at 34th and Walnut streets in early November. Weighing close to 6,000 lbs., the piece depicts a Black woman’s head atop a form that suggests a skirt or perhaps a building. It is the first large-scale piece in the...
The 65,000 GSF Pennovation Lab Building is a rentable, multi-tenant laboratory and office building located within Pennovation Works. Focused toward companies that have outgrown their original space and are ready to expand, the Lab Building contains 2,000 SF modules that can be combined or...

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