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:

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