Office of Diversity and Community Outreach

Directions to the SOM


Walking Directions:

From 36th and Spruce Street:

Proceed south, with HUP to your left, down the 36th Street walkway.

Turn right at the "T" intersection onto Hamilton Walk.

About 50 meters down the Walk turn left into the Johnson Pavilion, a small lobby between the Johnson and John Morgan buildings.

Inform the clerk at the Security Desk of your appointment with Information Services in Anatomy-Chemistry. The security officer can call (215) 746 6658 or (215) 746 -6663 if you need to verify your appointment. They will "buzz" you through the security door to the right for the John Morgan building.

Enter the John Morgan building and proceed down the hallway. Before you reach the vending machines, there will be an opening on your left. Turn here and walk up the steps.

At the top, turn left and walk toward a set of marble stairs. At the first landing make a right and go through a set of double doors. Continue through this hallway (leaving John Morgan and entering Anatomy-Chemistry), and up the steps.

Follow the signs that say Faculty Affairs. Once through the double doors you are on the third floor. Follow the hallway to the end where you will see a sign that says Office of Diversity and Community Outreach 322A. We are the third door on the left.

From Guardian Drive   (This entrance requires a Black Key):

Enter the Anatomy-Chemistry building though the south entrance facing Guardian Drive, directly across from the entrance to Blockley Hall.

Take the stairs to the third floor and follow the directions above.

Penn Access: Anatomy Chemistry Building of the School of Medicine

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Driving Directions:

From the Northeast:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 4 for Route 73 North.

Proceed on Route 73 North to I-295 South. From I-295 South, take Exit 26 for I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway).

Take I-76 Exit 346A for South Street, and turn right (Note: Exit 346A is a left lane exit ).

South Street becomes Spruce Street as you enter campus. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

From the Northeast Extension, Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476):

Take the Pensylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension, South to the PA Turnpike, East-West Interchange.

Remain on I-476 South (The PA TP Northeast Extension terminates at the Interchange).

Take I-476 Exit 16A, for I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway).

Take I-76 Exit 346A for South Street, and turn right (Note: Exit 346A is a left lane exit ).

South Street becomes Spruce Street as you enter campus. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

From the Northwest:

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326 for the Valley Forge Interchange.

Proceed to I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway).

Take I-76 Exit 346A for South Street, and turn right (Note: Exit 346A is a left lane exit ).

South Street becomes Spruce Street as you enter campus. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

From the North:

Take I-95 South to I-676 Westbound towards Center City.

Approximately two miles down 1-676 take I-76 East via the "Exit Only" ramp.

Take I-76 Exit 346A for South Street, and turn right (Note: Exit 346A is a left lane exit ).

South Street becomes Spruce Street as you enter campus. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

From the South:

Take I-95 North to Exit 13 marked "Route 291 West to I-76 ".

Follow 291 West across the Platt Bridge to 26th Street. Merge onto I-76 West.

Take I-76 Exit 346A for South Street, and turn left (Note: Exit 346A is a left lane exit ).

South Street becomes Spruce Street as you enter campus. Proceed using the Walking Directions.


Driving directions


Parking:

On-street metered parking is available on Spruce Street between 38th and 40th Streets, and on South 38th Street (Note: Please carefully observe all parking regulations and signs or you risk being ticketed and towed ).

There are 10 public pay parking facilities around the campus. Further information is available at the UPenn Parking website.

Proceed using the Walking Directions.


Public Parking

From the Philadelphia International Airport:

Driving
Please see the Driving Directions From the South.

SEPTA Airport Express Train
The Airport Express Train leaves 9 minutes past the half hour, and can take you to the University City Station on Convention Ave. The fare is $6.00 and the ride takes 18 minutes. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

Taxis
A taxicab costs $20.00 (Flat fee, before tip) and the ride takes approximately 20 minutes. Ask to be dropped off at 36th & Spruce Street. Proceed using the Walking Directions.


From 30th Street Station:

Subway/Surface Rail Lines (Green)
Choose the #11, #13, #34 or the #36. Trolleys leave approximately every 5 minutes. The fare is $2 cash or one $1.30 token. The ride takes about 7 minutes to the 37th & Spruce Street stop. Proceed using the Walking Directions.

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