CTSA Undergraduate Student Symposium
Undergraduate students are welcome to apply for a travel grant which may support regional travel by local train or parking. The application is listed on the Symposium Registration page. UPenn students are not eligible for the award.
Directions to the Symposium
Biomedical Research Building (BRB):
421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19104
Click here to see map and detailed directions
From 30th Street Station (for those arriving via Amtrak or SEPTA regional rail)
The distance from the station to the BRB is 1.2 miles.
If you prefer to walk, proceed west on Market Street until you reach 33rd Street. Turn south (left) on 33rd Street. After three blocks, the street will merge with 34th and become Civic Center Blvd. Continue walking down Civic Center Blvd. and cross the street at a stop light. Take a right on Osler Circle. On the right of the circle you'll see CHOP's Wood Building. On the left, you'll see Au Bon Pain which is next to the entrance for BRB.
If taking a taxi from the station, instruct the driver to drop you off at Osler circle (some may know it as the CHOP Wood entrance). The cab should take 34th street to Civic Center Boulevard. The driver should follow Civic Center Boulevard around the bend (past the main hospital entrances), and turn right at the traffic light onto Osler circle. On the left, you'll see Au Bon Pain which is next to the entrance for BRB.
From Market-Frankford El
If taking the Market-Frankford El, get off at 34th street. Walk south on 34th until it merges with Civic Center Blvd. Continue walking down Civic Center Blvd. Take a right on Osler Circle. On the left of the circle, you'll see Au Bon Pain which is next to the entrance for BRB.
Street parking spaces are usually limited, but Penn has several parking garages. The closest parking facility is at South Street and Convention Avenue (also known as the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology parking facility).
Credit Card only at all times
$21: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday