Reservations for spring semester, from January 3rd, 2022 through May 16, 2022 are now open. Classrooms (rooms outside of Perelman Quadrangle buildings) will not be confirmed until the first week of spring classes.

Houston Hall*
Hours of Operation


Monday-Friday
7:00 am – 12:00 am

Saturday-Sunday
8:00 am – 12:00 am

ARCH*
Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday
8:15 am – 12:00 am

Friday
8:15 am – 10:00 pm

Saturday
8:15 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday
10:00 am – 10:00 pm

*building operations staff will require use of PennOpen Pass for entry to Houston Hall and the ARCH

All events and visitors must adhere to the University’s public health guidelines.

Houston Hall access is for specific purposes including COVID testing

  • Entry for the COVID testing site is through the tents located on the Spruce-street side of Houston Hall
  • Meetings and event spaces may be requested using the reservation system and will be approved in accordance with state and local guidance

Perelman Quadrangle Staff is here to help during this time. Please address any questions you may have about existing or future reservations, as well as those concerning building operations, to reserve@pobox.upenn.edu. It may take up to two business days to receive a reply.


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