Welcome back to University City!

You'll see many new surprises all around campus, including the grand opening of five Fresh Air Food Plazas. The University of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia are working together to enhance the food vending and dining options for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our community.

Earlier this month, the City's Department of Licenses & Inspections began enforcing its new vending legislation, designed to improve street vending in University City. The changes will ensure that vending remains part of the way of life at Penn, but in a way that enhances the aesthetics and feel of the campus; supports and complements retail store use; instills consumer confidence in food safety and hygiene; and minimally impacts traffic, safety and parking conditions in the area.

FEATURES OF THE FRESH AIR FOOD COURTS INCLUDE: