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Operations & Maintenance Housekeeping and Trades are working with reduced staffing levels.  Housekeeping will be present during 1st shift only, concentrating on restrooms, touch points, entrance areas and trash.  Trades will be present primarily during 1st shift, responding to both emergencies and work requests. The Operational Control Center (OCC) will be available 24/7 and reachable at (215) 898-7208.  Weekly calls are scheduled with Building Administrators to coordinate energy conservation opportunities. 

Construction was shut down by the Governor of Pennsylvania on 3/27/2020. Only certain critical medical research related work and limited site stabilization and weatherization work was allowed to proceed. The State allowed construction to start again on 5/1 with site-specific Infection Control Plans and enforcement by Pandemic Safety Officers. The City implemented additional rules that have delayed the start of additional projects. As of 5/15/2020, there are currently 20 active construction projects on campus, 20 more are approved and are expected to start soon, and we are awaiting authorization from the City to start an additional 15 projects.

For ongoing updates of our SHOP PENN district stores and restaurants, visit  Please check with individual retailers directly for the most current hours of operation, closures, online purchasing options, or takeout and delivery services.
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