The University of Pennsylvania is located in West Philadelphia. Campus extends from 38th Street to the west, Spruce Street to the south, 34th Street to the east and Walnut Street to the north.

UPenn Campus Map

Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport is the nearest airport, located less than 10 miles from campus.

Airport Transportation

Philly Taxi Services

  • OnCabs Philadelphia: 215-882-9068
  • Phila Taxi Service: 267-309-2675
  • Phila Transportation Service: 215-833-9333
  • Philadelphia Taxi: 215-225-5000

Philly Ride-Sharing Apps

City and Campus Bus Service

Campus Parking

Nearby parking is available at the Penn Park Parking Lot for a $13 flat rate 4 hours and over first-come, on a first-served basis (31st & Lower Walnut Sts., Phila, PA 19104)



To kick off HILT (on Monday, June 4), please join us at the Class of 1978 Pavillion on the 6th floor of the Van Pelt Library, beginning at 7:45 AM, for Breakfast, Registration, and a Welcome session.

  • Class of 1978 Pavilion
    (6th Floor, Van Pelt Library)
    3420 Walnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dining Location

Breakfast and Lunch will be served in the Class of 1978 Pavilion each day.

  • Class of 1978 Pavilion
    (6th Floor, Van Pelt Library)

Classroom Locations

HILT Classrooms are located in the Kislak Center on the 6th floor of the Van Pelt Library and in the Fisher Fine Arts Library. Course-specific classrooms assignments will be posted Sunday, June 3.

  • Kislak Center
    (6th Floor, Van Pelt Library)
  • Fisher Fine Arts Library
    220 S 34th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Walking Distances

All HILT locations are on the Penn Campus, and are within a 5-15 minute walk of each other (besides the dine-arounds and cultural sites.) It is likely you will not need a vehicle during your stay.

Special Events Locations

Ignite Talks/HILT Opening Social Reception Perry World House
3803 Locust Walk,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Other Locations TBA


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