VENUE

The annual conference is held at the University of Pennsylvania Campus in the Hall of Flags, located in Houston Hall. Houston Hall is America's first college union building, built in 1894. The Hall of Flags is a premiere venue in Houston Hall, accommodating speaking engagements, receptions, vendor conventions, and much more.

Houston Hall is located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia. With convenient access to local transportation, art venues, and exciting nightlife, the Penn Medicine campus is a focal point and fixture of the great city of Philadelphia.

 

CLICK HERE for driving directions to Houston Hall, located at 3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

 

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

The nearest daily parking garage is the Drexel Garage G, located at 34th and Ludlow and costs $15 daily. This garage is an 8-minute walk to Houston Hall. Parking validation will not be included with your conference registration.

Local transportation options to Penn Medicine

Amtrak

Amtrak

Amtrak provides service to and from Philadelphia, arriving in the historic 30th Street Station. Connect to Penn Medicine by taking the GOLD SEPTA LUCY shuttle, located on the corner of 30th Street and JFK Blvd. Click here to access Amtrak schedules.

SEPTA Rail

SEPTA Rail

SEPTA provides Regional Rail service directly to Penn Medicine via the University City station on 5 different lines. Click here for scheduling to and from the University City station. Fares will vary depending on origin and destination. Tickets can be purchased at the University City station.

SEPTA Bus

SEPTA Bus

SEPTA provides several bus routes to Penn Medicine, most conveniently Routes 30, 40, & 42. Click here to find convenient routes for your trip to the 2015 Nursing Research Conference. $2.50trip

SEPTA Subway (MFL)

SEPTA Subway (MFL)

The MFL is Philadelphia's longest-running subway system. Exit at the 34th Street stop for a 10-minute walk to Penn Medicine. Click here for MFL scheduling. $2.50/trip.

SEPTA LUCY

SEPTA LUCY

The LUCY is SEPTA's shuttle through University City, Penn Medicine's grand neighborhood. The GOLD loop provides access from 30th Street station to Penn Medicine, with the GREEN loop providing service back to 30th Street. Click here for LUCY schedules. $2.50/trip

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Hotel accommodations are available at The Sheraton in University City,only a 10-minute walk to Houston Hall. Click below to book your reservations now.