During business hours: 215-898-8000
From 5:00 pm to 8:00 am: 215-898-7208 or 215-746-6620 (University Operations Control Center)
Emergency Shutdowns - visit this page for the latest shutdown information.
Limited Electrical Outage: RICHARDS BUILDING
Start Date: 01/31/2015 Start Time: 7:00 AM
End Date: 01/31/2015 End Time: 3:00 PM
NOTICE:STRC Construction Activity: SMILOW CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
Start Date: 01/26/2015 Start Time: 1:00 AM
End Date: 01/26/2015 End Time: 2:00 AM
NOTICE:Biological Safety Cabinets (BSC’s) – Notice of the 2015 Annual Certification: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING
Start Date: 01/26/2015 Start Time: 1:00 AM
End Date: 01/26/2015 End Time: 1:00 AM
Domestic Water: BLOCKLEY HALL
Start Date: 01/23/2015 Start Time: 12:15 AM
End Date: 01/23/2015 End Time: 8:00 AM
NOTICE:Update: Domestic Water & Other Utilities.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY,BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHN MORGAN BUILDING,JOHNSON PAVILION,RICHARDS BUILDING,STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.
Start Date: 01/20/2015 Start Time: 12:15 PM
End Date: 01/20/2015 End Time: 9:30 PM
EMERGENCY:NOTICE:Domestic Water & Other Utilities.: ANATOMY CHEMISTRY,BIOMED LIBRARY,JOHN MORGAN BUILDING,JOHNSON PAVILION,RICHARDS BUILDING,STEMMLER HALL, EDWARD J.
Start Date: 01/20/2015 Start Time: 11:30 AM
End Date: 01/20/2015 End Time: 8:00 PM
NOTICE:Construction Activity: STELLAR-CHANCE LABORATORIES
Start Date: 01/08/2015 Start Time: 7:00 AM
End Date: 03/13/2015 End Time: 3:00 PM
REVISED BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR ASSIGNMENTS
There will be an adjustment to Building Administrator assignments, effective October 1st and until further notice. For a listing of building assignments please click here.
Alcohol Service Center
Due to increased costs, Alcohol Service Center Prices will increase effective March 1st, 2014. Please click here to be directed to the Alcohol Page for more details and pricing.
In an effort to more effectively accommodate the increase of bicycle ridership at the University, bicycle corral parking is being created throughout the campus. Corrals are being placed at key locations toward the perimeter of the campus. Bicycle parking corrals reduce the potential for bicycle/pedestrian conflicts on the walks, improve security by providing video monitoring of corral locations, and enhance building access/circulation by removing the ad hoc placement of racks that has occurred over time. A new corral was recently completed in the yard of Blockley Hall across from Lot #44, and new corrals are being developed on Hamilton Walk and 36th Street. Over the next several weeks University representatives will be removing and relocating free standing bicycle racks in support of the corral plan. Upon the conclusion of this work, bicycle parking near the Perelman School of Medicine will increase from 450 to 658.
After August 26th please park your bicycle at the following nearby locations: south of Blockley Hall on Curie Boulevard, north of Blockley Hall on Guardian Drive, Stemmler Hall on Hamilton Walk, Johnson Pavilion entrance plaza on Hamilton Walk, Hamilton Walk and 38th Street, and/or 36th Street and Spruce Street. Additionally bicycles may be parked south of SCTR along East Service Drive. Parking of bicycles under cover is available in Lot #44; a small access fee applies.
See the University bicycle policy at https://provost.upenn.edu/policies/pennbook/2013/02/14/bicycle-policy. Bicycles are restricted from HUP, PCAM or SCTR and are discouraged from being brought into University facilities. Philadelphia fire code requires clear passage of building exits and exit passageways; bicycles may not be parked in building corridors or stairways. Bicycles shall not be locked, secured or otherwise parked to handrails, fences, trees, trip rails or in any manner that obscures free ingress/egress of any building, stair or pathway. Bicycle riding is prohibited on University Walks weekdays between the hours of 8:30am and 5:30pm.
See a campus plan showing bicycle corral locations and capacities at http://www.facilities.upenn.edu/maps(available 1 September). See also DPS bicycle safety information at http://www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/bicycle-safety-information/.
HOW TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR BIKE
It only takes 10 seconds to remove a cable lock from a bicycle. Learn how Public Safety recommends you secure your bike.
Lab Water Filter Recycling
The Perelman School of Medicine in collaboration with Purchasing, EHRS and Millipore have launched a water filter recycling program for laboratories. The recycling of the filters will now be included in all service contracts. The service technician will collect the filters in large drums to be sent for recycling when full. The complete recycling program details can be found here. We are pleased that this partnership will allow another category of items to be diverted from the landfill.
PSOM Certified Green Offices
Congratulations to the following PSOM Certified Green Offices!
Level 3 – Global Health
Level 3 – Space Planning and Operations
Level 2 – Office of Organizational Effectiveness
Goodwill donation bins (for clothing & shoes) will be available on campus effective April 9.
Sansom Place West ("under" the building)
Rodin College House, front (behind the wall running along Locust Walk)
The bins are being placed on a trial basis. If this trial period is successful, it will become a permanent arrangement, supplementing our regular collections at PennMOVES. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tracy Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-746-5101.
AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC DEFIBRILLLATORS
PSoM has automatic electronic defibrillators (AEDs) in four locations. Each location is labeled. PSoM security officers and HUP Security staff at SCTR are trained in the use of AEDs. PSoM AEDs are maintained by Cardiac Science and tested to assure charge and usage date of enclosed materials. An AED can be deployed promptly by calling PSoM Security at 215-898-0669.
1) Stellar Chance109 Security Control Center: staffed and available 24/7
2) Johnson Pavilion lobby security desk: staffed and available 24/7
3) BRB lobby security desk: staffed M-F, 8am - 5pm and available 24/7
4) Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR) lobby security desk: staffed M-F, 7am – 7pm and available 24/7
CHARITABLE DONATION PROJECT
Stemmler Classroom Renovations Provide New Furnishings to Nicaraguan School
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POLICY REQUIREMENTS FOR FILMING AT PENN MEDICINE
Filming at Penn Medicine may now require advance clearance. In order to ensure that agreements, insurance, and other requirements are met, all photography/filming must be cleared in advance with the Communications Office in Public Affairs 215- 662-2560. The new requirements can be found here .
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