Emergency Contact Information

Penn Police

(contact with any suspicious activity or thefts)

(215) 573-3333

or 511 from any campus phone

Fire and Emergency Services (215) 573-7857
PennComm & Emergency Communications

(notify 1st in any Lab oriented emergency)

(215) 573-3333

or 511 from any campus phone

General Information (215) 898-7297
Office of the Vice President & Superintendent of Policies (215) 898-7515
Special Services

Available 24/7 for emotional support, help, and guidance to victims of any sensitive crimes (rape, sexual assault, relationship or domestic violence, harassment, and stalking)

(215) 898-4481

or (215) 898-6600 after business hours

Safety & Wellness Resources


24/7 phone line for time-sensitive needs

(215) 898-4357 (HELP)
Walking Escorts

Available to anyone/24 hours a day between 30th and 43rd Streets & Market Street to Baltimore Avenue

(215) 898-9255 (WALK)
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Drop-in/walk-in to CAPS: 3624 Market Street, 1stfloor West

Talk with a clinician 24/7 by phone: (215) 898-7021

CAPS Website

Penn Guardian

Free app for the Penn Community that allows those who have it (Guardian callers) to:

  • Provide Penn Police with GPS location during emergency situations
  • Communicate via text message with PennComm dispatchers
  • Submit confidential tips to Penn Police
Visit Penn Guardian for more information and instructions.
Penn Transit Ride Service

Free with PennCard from 6pm – 3am daily

Visit Penn Transit for live maps, routes and schedules.

Community-wide Emergency Notification System allowing everyone registered to be informed immediately of any ongoing emergency on campus (robberies, cancellations, etc.)

Faculty, students, and staff can register online at UPennAlert.
Campus Express Property Registration

Register electronics, bicycles, and any other valuable property with the UPenn Police Department. This registration can help deter thieves and also increase the likelihood of receiving valuable back in case of theft or misplacement.

Students can register online at upenn.edu.

Faculty and Staff can register online at upenn.edu/u@penn.

All public safety information gathered from University of Pennsylvania’s Public Safety website: publicsafety.upenn.edu.

Visit website or view the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for any additional information.

SAS Facilities Services

SAS Facilities Services

Request for SAS Facilities Services:

  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning problem
  • Electrical or Lighting
  • Equipment Problem
  • Pest Control/ Exterminator
  • Cleaning
  • Building Access
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Moving and Hauling
  • Lab and Office Furniture
  • Security
  • Window Treatments
  • Plumbing
Use the Online Intake Form to submit a ticket for an assistance request from SAS Facilities.

Outside normal business hours/Central Facilities Operations Center: (215) 898-7208.

Confidential Offices on Penn’s Campus

Special Services Unit in the Division of Public Safety
4040 Chestnut Street
(215) 898-6600
Penn Women’s Center
3643 Locust Walk
(215) 898-8611
The Office of the Chaplain
240 Houston Hall
(215) 898-8456
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Center
Carriage House, 3907 Spruce Street
(215) 898-5044
Office of the Ombuds
113 Duhring Wing, 236 S. 34th Street
(215) 898-8261
Student Health Service
3535 Market St, Suite 100
(215) 746-3535 (on-call provider available 24/7)
Penn Violence Protection
3539 Locust Walk, 2nd Floor
(215) 746-2642

Diversity and Inclusion at UPenn

University of Pennsylvania Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices.

Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to:

The Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs

Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Suite 421

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106

Phone: (215) 898-6993

University of Pennsylvania Policies, Handbooks and Procedures.

University Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs. There are 3 online forms (listed below) available HERE

  • Bias Incident Reporting Form
  • Voluntary Self-ID Form: PDF provided or accessed through Penn People (Pennkey required.) The form is a non-interactive PDF form. Please print out the form and submit the completed form and other necessary documents to the Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Programs.
  • Complaint (Harassment/Discrimination) Form:PDF provided or accessed through Penn People (Pennkey required.) The form is a non-interactive PDF form. Please print out the form and submit the completed form and other necessary documents to the Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Programs.

Matthews Group Information

Group Meeting Every other Wednesday from 4pm-6pm in Vagelos 4000.
Software Integrated Proteomics Pipeline (IP2)


Proteome Discoverer

Teaching Chem551 (Methods for in vivo Discovery), Department of Chemistry

Chem751 (Chemical Biology), Department of Chemistry

BMB626 (Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics), Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics (BMB) Graduate Group

General Training Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS)

Biological Safety/Laboratory Safety

Waste Collection

Acknowledgments American Cancer Society

National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH

Joel Barrish Fellowship, UPenn

University of Pennsylvania Startup Funds