Responding to COVID-19: Spring 2022

Message to Weitzman School of Design Students Regarding Building Access and Resources

Building Access
In accordance with the University of Pennsylvania, and in the interest of public health, students who are currently out of town should not return to campus.  That being said, we recognize that many students may need to retrieve crucial personal items from our buildings to complete their coursework. Weitzman Operations Staff will be on hand from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday, March 16th  through Wednesday, March 18th  to assist students in collecting any of their belongings from 3401 Walnut, 3600 Market Street, Addams, Duhring Wing, Franklin Annex, Meyerson, and Morgan.  All other items can remain in their current locations until you are permitted by the University of Pennsylvania to safely return to campus.  We have distributed moving boxes and packing tape in all buildings for your use.

As of 5PM March 18th, all Weitzman School of Design buildings will be inaccessible to students via PennCard until further notice.  Please email me directly if you need assistance collecting your belongings.  This includes PHD Students.

Labs
All Weitzman School of Design Fabrication and Computing Labs are closed until further notice.
 
Library  Access
All University of Pennsylvania departmental libraries are closed until further notice as of 5PM today.  Van Pelt Library remains open and accessible for faculty, staff, and students at this time.

Please know that we are here to assist you in an way possible during this stressful time and will continue to update and communicate to you any changes as we receive direction from the university.

Be Safe,

Karl

Karl M. Wellman, Jr.
Senior Director
Operations and Planning
Design and Construction