Logistics

THE 2017 WHArton UNDERGRADUATE HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 11, 2017 AT THE SHERATON PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY CITY HOTEL.

 

 

SHERATON PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY CITY HOTEL

3549 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

TO PHILADELPHIA: The Amtrak train arrives at the 30th Street Station from nearby cities such as New York or DC. This station is 7 blocks or a short ride away from the Sheraton. For a more economic option, MegabusGreyhound, and Bolt Bus also arrive at 30th Street Station from numerous cities.

WITHIN PHILADELPHIA: The closest subway station is the 30th Street Station, which is 7 blocks or a short ride away. There are also numerous city buses that run in the area.

If you have questions about transportation, please email us as soon as possible at wuhc.conference@gmail.com with the subject "Travel." If you need assistance with travel expenses, we recommend reaching out to your university's science or healthcare department to seek funding. If you need support writing a funding proposal, please email us at wuhc.conference@gmail.com. 

 

PARKING

Plenty of metered street parking is available on Chestnut and Market Streets, as well as throughout University City. Metered parking is $2 per hour, free after 8pm. There are some streets with day-long free parking past 41st Street - be sure to check the signs. These are in residential areas and have limited availability. There are a number of UPenn parking lots and garages within walking distance; you can find information on their locations, hours, and rates here and here.  

If you have questions about parking, please email us as soon as possible at wuhc.conference@gmail.com with the subject "Parking."

 

HOUSING

If you would like more information about finding accommodation for the night of Nov 10 or Nov 11, please email us as soon as possible at wuhc.conference@gmail.com with the subject "Housing."

Note: We do not guarantee housing.  

 

DISCLAIMER: WUHC does not endorse any of these parking or travel options. We provide these links purely in an informational capacity.