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Walk-Back Program: Reading Days and Finals

Fall Semester 2023: Walk-Back is held from December 12-December 21

An Allied Universal Public Safety Officer will be posted at the “Split Button” on Locust Walk from 10:00pm until 3:00am from December 12-December 21, 2023.

Approximately every half hour the officer will enter Van Pelt-Dietrich Library to offer walking escorts to anyone in the building. The officer will then perform the escort and return to repeat the process.

The Division of Public Safety provides this service in addition to its normal Walking Escort Program: Remember you can call anytime for a walking escort : 215-898-WALK. Walking Escorts are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, between 30th to 43rd Streets and Market Street to Baltimore Avenue.

Uniformed Allied Universal Public Safety Officers provide walking escorts to all campus locations. Officers are dispatched by radio and will accompany you to your destination, such as from one campus location to another, to your parked vehicle, to a Penn Transit Stop or to an on-campus SEPTA regional transit stop.

Escorts are also available from 10:00am until 3:00am between 30th & 50th and Spring Garden Street to Woodland Avenue via the University’s partnership with the University District Ambassador Program.

To request a Walking Escort, call 215-898-9255 (898-WALK).