UPennAlert: Suspended Operations – Monday, June 1, 2020
Consistent with the City of Philadelphia’s announcement of emergency operations and City office closures, University operations are suspended for Monday, June 1, 2020. Only University employees considered essential for life safety activity who are notified by their supervisors should report. All Health System employees working downtown should be guided by direction of their supervisors.
Penn Transit Services: Effective Sunday, May 31 at 6:00 PM, all services running on PennRides on Request have been suspended in compliance with the City-wide curfew. This in effect until further notice.
UPennAlert: Civil unrest occurring throughout the City including West Philadelphia. City-wide curfew in effect at 6:00 PM tonight.
Sunday, May 31st: UPennAlert: Civil unrest is occurring throughout the City including West Philadelphia. Additionally, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, has again issued a city-wide curfew from Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 6 p.m. until 6 a.m., Monday, June 1, 2020. This curfew has been implemented due to recent civil disturbance and disorder that began yesterday afternoon, and is continuing today throughout the City. Please stay alert, avoid crowds and continue to abide by the COVID-19 Stay-At-Home order.
Penn Police and our Allied Universal Security partners have increased patrols to ensure that safety of the University City area.
The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community. Please be sure to use the Walking and Riding Escorts available to you free of charge.
Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to sign up for the : UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian System which can help Police better find your location in an emergency.
Student Health Services will be holding remote appointments on Monday, June 1st.
Saturday, May 30th: UPennAlert: City-Wide Curfew in Place: The City of Philadelphia has implemented a citywide curfew from 8 pm on Saturday, May 30th until 6 am on Sunday, May 31st due to civil unrest predominantly in the Center City area.
Additional Penn police officers and Allied Universal security officers will be patrolling in the Penn patrol zone, which encompasses the area between 30th and 43rd Streets, and Market to Baltimore Avenues.
Note, PENN TRANSIT SERVICES to Center City have been suspended for the rest of the evening. Affiliates who have an urgent need for a transport to Center City please call PennComm at 215-573-3333.
The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community.
Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to sign up for the UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian System which can help Police better find your location in an emergency.
UPennAlert Registration: Visit: www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/upennalert for information on how to register.
Penn Guardian: Visit: https://www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/safety-initiatives/pennguardian/ for information on the PennGuardian system.
Contact Information: Emergencies: 215/573-3333 or 511 (from any campus phone)
Special Services: 215/898-6600
Escort Services: Walking 215/898-WALK (9255)
Penn Transit Ride Service 215/898-RIDE (7433)
General Information: 215/898-7297