The University of Pennsylvania is located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia. University City is well served by car, bus, train, trolley, and subway. It is home to Amtrak’s 30th Street Station with direct Amrtak service to all major cities and we are only 20 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport via the SEPTA Airport train or by taxi. Area hospitals:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
This University of Pennsylvania Map shows the buildings associated with Penn. The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) is mostly comprised of the Towne, Skirkanich, Moore, and Levine Buildings which are between 33rd and 34th Streets off Walnut Street. Below is a section from the link above to show the Engineering buildings.
Life at Penn – Specific infromation from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciene’s Graduate Studeis page.
Local Media- Philly.com, Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News. These websites are an excellent source for local news, weather, major events, real estate and rental properties.
GoPhila.com – This site is an excellent resource for first time visitors to the Philadelphia area. It contains a number links and information, including festivals, events, world class museums, and concert halls.
City of Philadelphia – The official site for the City of Philadelphia. Links to the various local agencies responsible for everything, from parking to local parks. This site allows you to do pay your water bill, find the location of your area free library, or find a great map of downtown Philadelphia.