Penn Resources & Facilities Open to the Public

A comprehensive list of campus facilities and activities that are open to all.

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Campus Hotels

The Hilton Inn at Penn and the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel offer on-campus convenience for visitors.

Cultural Resources

Arthur Ross Gallery

Serving as a rich cultural resource for students, scholars and the community, the Arthur Ross Gallery presents global art and artifacts through gallery exhibitions, scholarship and educational outreach.

Institute of Contemporary Art

The Institute of Contemporary Art believes in the power of art and artists to inform and inspire. The ICA is free for all to engage and connect with the art of our time.

Kelly Writers House

Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the Kelly Writers House is a large Gothic cottage on Locust Walk that serves as a center for writers of all kinds from Penn and the Philadelphia region.

Morris Arboretum

The Morris Arboretum is a historic public garden and educational institution. A short drive or train ride from campus, the Arboretum hosts a full slate of programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Penn Museum advances understanding of the world's cultural heritage through its extensive research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programming.

Wolf Humanities Center

The Penn Humanities Forum promotes cultural conversation among artists, academics, and the general public that considers how the humanities are linked with many areas of inquiry in medicine, law, business, and the social sciences.

WXPN 88.5 FM

Listener-supported public radio from the University of Pennsylvania.


Penn Nursing in the Community

Penn nurses deliver high-quality health services to seniors, neighbors and clinics throughout the region.

Penn Dental Medicine

Penn Dental provides compassionate, comprehensive dental care with dentists in every specialty. Look here for information about the Dental School Clinics, Penn Dental Network, and Faculty Practice Plan for faculty and staff.

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Penn Medicine’s central source for information, including physician directories, directions to facilities, online appointment scheduling, and health advice from one of America's best hospitals.


The award-winning comprehensive online cancer resource from the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn.

Sports and Recreation

Penn Athletics

Penn Athletics provides intercollegiate and recreational opportunities that enrich the Penn student experience, and makes athletic facilities and activities available to the entire campus community.

Penn Ice Rink

Penn's Ice Rink at the Class of 1923 Arena is open to the public for skating sessions, hockey games, lessons, and parties. The rink can be rented for private events year-round.

Penn Relays

Information about the nation's oldest and largest relay carnival, which routinely draws more than 100,000 spectators each year.

Veterinary Care

Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital

Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital provides clinical services and round-the-clock emergency care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals.

New Bolton Center

Penn Vet’s large animal facility includes one of the world's biggest equine surgical facilities, a critical care center, a dairy, a laboratory for aquatic animal research, and one of Pennsylvania's three animal diagnostic laboratories.