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Directions to the University of Pennsylvania by car

From the Northeast via the New Jersey Turnpike South
Use Exit 4. Bear right out of the toll following signs to Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge take I-676 West, to I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway. Follow I-76 East to Exit 346-A (old exit number 40) - South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. See map below.

From the West via the Pennsylvania Turnpike

On the PA turnpike, use Exit 326, the Valley Forge Interchange. Take I-76 East for approximately 17 miles until Exit 346A, a left lane exit marked South Street. Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. See map below.

From the North via I-95 South
Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit. Follow signs to I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway. Take I-676 West until I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway. Follow I-76 East until Exit 346-A (old exit number 40) - South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. See map below.

From the South via I-95 North
Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit, which is approximately 7 miles north of the airport. Follow I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway, until I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway. Follow I-76 East until Exit 346-A (old exit number 40) - South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. See map below.


Parking Information

You can use the following garage to park:
Parking garage at Penn Tower Hotel, Civic Center Blvd. & 34th Street (SCL/GCRC visits)

Alternative parking
Parking garage at 38th and Walnut Streets
Outdoor lot at 34th and Chestnut Streets
Parking garage at South Street & Convention Avenue
Parking garages at 40th & Walnut Streets
Valet parking available at The Inn at Penn at 3600 Sansom Street


Public Transportation Information

Train
30th St. Station (www.30thstreetstation.com) serves as a major departure point for both trolleys and buses serving the University City community. 30th St. Station is most easily accessed through SEPTA’s Market-Frankford line running east and west on Market Street. The Market-Frankford can be reached by commuters from north or south of the city through a free interchange with the Broad Street Subway at 15th and Market streets. Scheduling information can be acquired from SEPTA 215-580-7800 or www.septa.org.

Trolleys
SEPTA bus and trolley lines extend the boundaries of the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines. Five subway-surface lines serve the West Philadelphia area. Except for the number 10 trolley, all subway-surface lines stop underground at University Station (37th and Spruce streets). From trolley exit, make a right and walk to the corner of 38th and Spruce. Turn left and follow 38th Street, as it becomes University Avenue. Passing the Veterans Administration Hospital on your right, continue on University Avenue to Curie Boulevard. Turn left on Curie Boulevard and continue to the Stellar-Chance Laboratories entrance, on your left.

Buses
Three major bus lines serve the campus area, taking riders from Center City and West Philadelphia. The 21-bus heads west on Walnut Street and east on Chestnut Street. Get off at 34th and Walnut Streets. Walk west on 34th passing the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on your right. Turn right onto Osler Circle and follow directions to our offices (see below). The 42 buses goes west on Walnut Street until it switches to Spruce Street at 38th street via Civic Center Boulevard. Get off at Osler Circle, the first stop after Children’s Hospital. Follow directions to our offices (see below).

The 40 bus, which originates north of campus, runs down 40th street to Spruce Street, then onto South street, east into Center City. Get off at 38th and Spruce streets. Cross 38th street to the WaWa food market. Turn right and follow 38th around as it becomes University Avenue. Passing the Veterans Administration Hospital on your right, continue on University Avenue to Curie Boulevard. Turn left on Curie Boulevard and continue to the Stellar-Chance Laboratories entrance, on your left.

Return trips
Eastbound, the 42 bus runs on Spruce Street until it switches to Chestnut Street at 33rd street. Both the 21 and the 42 buses terminate in Society Hill. Westbound, the 40 bus returns on Lombard Street to the South street bridge. Additionally, the 21, 40, and 42 provide wheelchair lift service. Finally, route 30 runs from 30th street station via 34th street and Civic Center Boulevard to 42nd street, then travels north above Market Street to service West Philadelphia.

Travel from New Jersey
NJ TRANSIT operates an extensive bus network of intra and interstate routes throughout New Jersey and into New York and Philadelphia. The system serves the region's commercial centers with commuter runs to and from Manhattan, Newark, Jersey City, Trenton, Camden, Atlantic City and Philadelphia. For more information by telephone, call:
(800) 772-2222 in NJ
(973) 762-5100 out-of-state
www.njtransit.com


Directions to UEP from Stellar Chance Laboratories

Enter double take steps on immediate left. At the top of the stairs, turn left and enter Blockley Hall. Blockley Hall elevators are directly in front of you to the right. Take the elevators to the 10th floor, room 1013.

To download a campus map in PDF format, please click here.