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Arrival Instructions

Confirmation Email

If you pre-registered for Orientation you will receive a confirmation email one week prior to the first day of your Orientation session. This confirmation email will include the same information outline below and an Orientation Arrival Packet. 

2014 Orientation Arrival Packet

  • Complimentary Parking Permit (available only to pre-registered participants)
  • Orientation Campus Map
  • Arrival Instructions (see below)

Parking for on-site registrants may be purchased by paying at the kiosk in the lobby of the parking garage after you park. Please review current parking rates for more information.

Before You Arrive On Campus

Prepare for Orientation

Directions & Parking

Early Arrival (Sunday or Wednesday)

Lot W: Southeast Corner of 33rd & Cherry Streets
GPS: Navigation Address: 119 N 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Early Arrival Check-In Location: Kelly Hall (building 19); 1 block West from W Lot
Northeast corner of 34th & Race Streets

  • Directions to University City Campus from all directions, airport, parking, and public transportation.
  • Don't forget to print the Early Arrival Parking Permit attached to your confirmation email. 
  • Early Arrival Check-in is open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Extended Orientation: Check-in before 5 p.m. Activities will get started shortly after 5 p.m.

Day 1 Arrival (Monday or Thursday)

Lot G: Parking Garage (building 16); Northwest corner of 34th & Ludlow Streets
GPS Navigation Address: 3380 Ludlow Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

  • Directions to University City Campus from all directions, airport, parking, and public transportation.
  • Don't forget to print the parking permit attached to your confirmation email. 
  • Check-in is open between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. However, check-in before 11 a.m. It takes about an hour to get through the check-in process.
  • Allow extra travel time to get through rush hour traffic.

After You Arrive On Campus

Check-In is open between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Check-in before 11 a.m.

Location: Myers Hall (building 21); Northwest corner of 33rd & Race Streets

  • Look for Orientation staff members in blue & gold shirts to direct you to check-in.
  • Pick up your room key, meal card, schedule, and name tag.
  • After check-in, drop off your luggage in your room and proceed to the Mandell Theatre to get started with Orientation.

Orientation Begins at 12 p.m.!

Location: Mandell Theatre (building 9A) Chestnut Street between 32nd & 33rd Streets

Questions? Call us at 215.895.1451

Hotlines are open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).