News from Penn Veterinary Library

New access policy for Steven W. Atwood Library and Information Commons


Effective Monday, August 3rd, entry to the Hill Building, which houses the Atwood library, will require a specially activated Penn ID card.

Weekday visitors to the Atwood library can enter through the Ryan Hospital visitors’ entrance at 3900 Spruce Street after presenting a current, valid photo ID.  Alternatively, on-site access may be requested via the intercom at the Hill Building University Avenue entrance by displaying a photo ID to the camera and receiving authorization.

Regular visitors with a Penn ID card can request cardswipe access to the Hill Building.

During holidays and hours outside of 8 am – 5 pm M-F the library is restricted to Penn Vet students and staff.

Full access policy: