Welcome to SPO

Space Planning & Operations (SPO) works with Penn Medicine leadership and building occupants to plan and administer use of the Perelman School of Medicine's physical resources. We provide building operations and support services that enable and enhance the School of Medicine's mission. SPO comprises six work groups responsible for the services below.

► Department Administration & Distribution Services | 215-898-2876 | staff

Department administration of personnel and financial activity. Distribution services such as shipping and receiving, small move jobs, biohazardous/infectious waste removal, research alcohol distribution, and more.

► Design & Construction | 215-898-2876 | staff

Preliminary project scope development and construction project management.  Development, management, and implementation of PSOM construction, renovation, and relocation projects supporting the functional needs of the PSOM, including project initiation, administration, collaboration, and communication.

► Facilities & Capital Planning | 215-898-2876 | staff

Capital project planning, space needs assessments and floor plan layouts, preliminary project scope development, furniture consulting, construction project management, space inventory, off-campus space management, major equipment installation, and sustainability.

► Media Technology & Production | 215-898-0514

Media Technology & Production has transitioned to PMACS here: http://uphsxnet.uphs.upenn.edu/videotechportal/

► Operations & Engineering | 215-898-8760 | staff

Administration and coordination of day-to-day facilities operations: housekeeping, maintenance, building systems, utilities, minor construction services and general work requests, as well as signage, key requests, and emergencies.

► Safety & Security | 215-898-0196 | staff

Emergencies, emergency preparedness, PSOM Ready, lockouts/keys, TRL shuttle services, property removal, parking/security, and related services.

Parking and Transportation | 215-222-2603

► Scheduling & Event Services | 215-573-5555 | staff

Responsible for scheduling process, service coordination, and management of the PSOM centrally scheduled spaces. Uses the EMS Enterprise Scheduling System to provide Penn Medicine access to classroom and meeting space in support of the academic, research, and clinical mission.



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