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year 2002-2003, permit parking fees will increase an average of
5%, a $1.27per week increase in most University parking lots. The
average permit rate will be $5.54 per working day (based on 250
working days). The daily flat rate for non-permit holders who park
in Penn lots is between $10.00-$12.00.
permit parking fee structure is compliant with University policy
that requires the Parking Program to be self-supporting. Parking
fees pay for surface lot improvements (e.g., costs of pavement,
fencing, striping, control gates), reduce the construction debt
on garages, finance new construction of parking facilities, pay
parking taxes and real estate rental fees, pay attendants'
salaries, and cover the cost of operating expenses (e.g., electricity,
decals, snow removal).
Permit Parking Rates
City of Philadelphia parking tax included
(Academic Year, Sept.-May)
faculty and staff are encouraged to pay their parking fees in installments
through automatic payroll deduction. Equal installments (12 monthly
or 52 weekly) will be taken from each pay issued September through
August. Additionally, you will be automatically enrolled in the
Penn Commuter Choice program, which offers you significant tax savings
by deducting parking fees (up to $175 per month or $2,100 per year)
on a pre-tax basis. Through Penn Commuter Choice, you do not pay
federal or FICA taxes on the deducted amount.
Nunery, Vice President, Business Services
Dining Partners ARAMARK for Residential Food Service
In May, Campus
Dining Services announced that ARAMARK will become its new food
services partner. Following a successful four-year relationship
with Bon Appétit Management Company, the University conducted
an evaluation of the University's campus dining program and
partnership model. Due to financial challenges and a different market
direction, the University determined that a vendor change was necessary
according to Lee Nunery, vice president, business services.
signed a letter of intent for a one-year management contract with
ARAMARK, effective in July. During this twelve-month period, Penn
will work with ARAMARK to develop short-term and long-term Campus
Dining goals and strategies. Using its proprietary evaluation system,
MarketMATCH, ARAMARK will assess the University's dining program
and provide master planning expertise to guide its retail and campus
dining decisions. With this system, Penn plans to reevaluate its
all-you-care-to-eat offerings and consider other opportunities to
add flexibility, improve quality and innovate its campus dining
program, Mr. Nunery added.
Penn will work
with ARAMARK to add new retail and branded food options in 1920
Commons, and introduce other program enhancements for fall including:
- A "Chefs'
Showcase" at Kings Court/English College House, with visiting
chefs preparing meals and holding cooking presentations/discussions.
- A revamped
Sunday brunch with fine pastries, signature dishes, premium coffee,
and newspapers available for diners.
in Philadelphia, ARAMARK is a $9 billion corporation with worldwide
experience in delivering food, facilities, and other management/support
services. A leader in serving the higher education market, ARAMARK
has successful partnerships with many peer institutions, including
University of Virginia, Duke University, University of Chicago,
Boston University, and Yale University.
Through a relationship
with ARAMARK, Penn seeks to build on the successes of the last four
years by introducing a new Campus Dining partner who will bring
innovative solutions, fresh, creative food options, and expertise
in designing and maintaining excellent facilities.
look forward to the next phases of this effort, working in collaboration
with the College Houses, student leadership, and key campus constituencies
to ensure that our mutual goal for a cost-effective "best in
class" dining program is achieved.," Mr. Nunery said..
Connection's Back-To-School Sale Going on Now
The Penn Computer
Connection announces the University's annual Back-to-School
Computer Sale, featuring computers from Apple, Dell, and IBM. Faculty
and staff may be eligible to finance their computer purchase through
monthly payroll deductions offered by Penn's Credit Union.
An informational Back-To-School Sale brochure will be distributed
through intramural mail. Details are available online at www.upenn.edu/computerstore
(a PennNet ID and password are required for access).
Penn Merchandise Available Through Club Colors
have an opportunity to create specialized Penn logo shirts, jackets,
caps, and accessories through a new University partnership with
Club Colors, a leading supplier of high-quality promotional products
and insignia merchandise.
Colors' program, individuals have access to a customized online
catalog and store: www.pennmerchandise.com. This website
allows orders of specialty Penn insignia merchandise, with the following
order of one piece
- Your choice
of various Penn logos to create your own design, customizable
for your department or event
- All orders
ship within 48 hours
purchase orders receive a 12% discount from the online price
For more information
about Club Colors, or to speak with a representative, contact Doug
Murphy at (800) 249-2582 or firstname.lastname@example.org.