Address and Contact Information

Vernon & Shirley Hill Pavilion
380 S. University Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19104-4539
215-898-8895
vetlib@pobox.upenn.edu
Accessibility information: See Veterinary Medicine Libraries homepage

For Students, Faculty, and Staff Associated with the University of Pennsylvania

  • The Atwood Library is accessible to all Penn ID card holders on weekdays between 9am and 5pm. Visitors with Penn ID cards that have not been activated for the Hill Pavilion can request access by using the intercom at the 380 South University Avenue entrance and displaying their Penn IDs to the camera. 

  • Evening and weekend access is restricted to Veterinary School students, faculty, and staff with Vet PennCards. 

  • Study rooms must be reserved through the schedule.vet online reservation system and can only be used by Penn Vet students, faculty, and staff.

For All Other Library Visitors

  • Visitors who do not have a Penn ID card must show a current, valid photo ID at the security desk in the Ryan Hospital lobby at 3900 Spruce Street. Access is limited to weekdays between 9am and 5pm.

Research Services

  • For more information about Atwood Library research services, see the Veterinary Medicine Libraries homepage or contact Margy Lindem, Head of Veterinary Libraries, at 215-898-8874 or mlindem@pobox.upenn.edu.

For Students, Faculty, and Staff Associated with the University of Pennsylvania

The Atwood Library is accessible to all Penn ID card holders on weekdays between 9am and 5pm. Visitors with Penn ID cards that have not been activated for the Hill Pavilion can request access by using the intercom at the 380 South University Avenue entrance and displaying their Penn IDs to the camera. 
Evening and weekend access is restricted to Veterinary School students, faculty, and staff with Vet PennCards. 
Study rooms must be reserved through the Schedule.vet online reservation system and can only be used by Penn Vet students, faculty, and staff.