Information about the SEPTA Strike View complete
details including alternative methods of transportation.
Visit the Weather Channel for the most up-to-the-minute forecast in the Philadelphia region.
Parking is available in lots throughout the campus. Contact the Parking Office
for more information at (215) 898-8667. In & out privileges are not available.
Once you exit a garage, you will be required to make a payment for additional
parking. Phone numbers are posted on the entrance to each garage in case the
lot is closed after a late-night event. The average cost for parking is $15/day
at all the lots listed below:
• Garage 7: 3220 South Street (Museum lot, entrance on Convention Avenue)
• Garage 30: 38th and Walnut Streets (entrance on 38th)
• Garage 37: 34th and Chestnut Streets (entrance on 34th)
• Garage 40: 40th and Walnut Streets (entrance on Walnut)
Hotel Information - Arts and Culture Homecoming Weekend 2009 Special Package -
The Sheraton Philadelphia University City is offering a special Arts and Culture Homecoming weekend package, a $200 value. Stay the evenings of November 6th and 7th and enjoy a $169 rate/per night including breakfast for two each day. Upon your arrival, please make sure to pick up your gift bag at the reservation desk to make your weekend extra special! For reservations, please contact www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/ArtsCulture.
Please contact hotels directly for reservations. For listings of select hotels, visit the Official Visitors Site for Greater Philadelphia at www.gophila.com or the Philadelphia Visitors Bureau at www.pcvb.org. Reserve early as rooms in Philadelphia are limited this weekend.
South Street Bridge Closure
The City of Philadelphia's reconstruction of the South Street Bridge began in December 2008. This project has a significant impact on travel to Penn. Visit the University's South
Street Bridge website for complete information including detours, maps and FAQs.
Penn Alumni Card
For information about obtaining a Penn Alumni Card, call the PennCard Center at (215) 417-2273 or visit the PennCard website at www.upenn.edu/penncard. The Center, located in the Franklin Building at 3451 Walnut Street, is open Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM. The Penn Alumni Card is not required to attend events or access buildings during Alumni Weekend.
With the help of the Green Campus Partnership, Penn is proud to present a more environmentally friendly Homecoming Weekend. This year, we are printing only a limited run of the Homecoming Weekend guide in order to conserve paper and natural resources. In addition, the smaller run of guides will be printed on recycled paper. For more information about what Penn is doing to go green, visit www.upenn.edu/sustainability.
Special Offer from Penn Bookstore
Alumni will receive 20% off any single item from November 5-8, 2009.
» Download the coupon now (PDF).