• The Business Services Division (BSD) supports the individual and collective needs of the Penn community by promoting a hospitable and customer-friendly campus environment. Click the image above to learn more about Business Services.

  • Visit the Morris Arboretum’s historic Springfield Mills - a creek-side flour mill with one-ton millstones which grind corn and wheat kernels using 160 year old machinery.

  • In addition to textbooks and supplies, the Penn Bookstore has a unique assortment of merchandise and Penn branded products.

  • Penn Dining welcomed its new facility to campus. Beefsteak is a veggie-centered cafe created by renowned Chef Jose Andres.

  • Located on campus, the Penn Children’s Center is open to all members of the University and surrounding communities.

  • Penn Transit - the University's integrated transit system - recently introduced a newly branded fleet of buses and shuttles.

Hot Topics

Coming Soon - New Program for Bike Commuters

In January 2017, bike commuters can look forward to the launch of a new program that supports their work commute to and from Penn.  The Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program will provide up to $240 annually to qualified faculty and staff for any out-of-pocket eligible expenses.   Read more...

2016 Green Purchasing Awards Announced

This year's Green Purchasing Awards were recently bestowed at the annual Purchasing Services Supplier Show.  These honorees are exemplary champions who are committed to sustainability across campus. Click here to read more and see photos.

New Look for Penn Transit Fleet
Penn Transit has rolled out a new look for its fleet of buses and shuttles.  The contemporary red and blue design crosses over the entire fleet, unifying the brand shown on the diifferent types of vehicles.   Visit www.upenn.edu/PennTransit for more information. 
BSD Efforts Recognized for Excellence
Business Services staff have been recognized for their contributions as part of the 2016 Models of Excellence Program. Models of Excellence Honorable Mention recognition was bestowed to the Springfield Mills Restoration Team while Wilma Smith in Residential and Hospitality Services received a Pillars of Excellence Honorable Mention. Also, Gary Garofalo of Parking Services has been recognized as one of three Model Supervisor finalists this year.   Read more...

BSD in the News

PersonalShip - A New Way to Ship Your Packages
Just in time for the holidays, Penn Mail Services is excited to announce a new opportunity exclusively for Penn faculty, staff and students. PersonalShip is a service that provides members of the Penn community the opportunity to benefit from the University’s discounted rates to send packages via express mail. Read More...
New College House Opens on Campus

Adding to the festivities of Move-In 2016, Penn opened its first-ever building that was planned from the start as a College House. Click here to watch the excitement of members of the Class of 2020 moving into the beautiful student residence known as New College House.

Amazon@Penn Welcomes Students to the Future
Students love the recently opened Amazon@Penn facility at 1920 Commons.  According to The Daily Pennsylvanian, students especially enjoy the convenience and the use of new technology, remarking that this is "what the future looks like."  Read more...
New Penn Eatery Opens on Campus
Beefsteak, a create-your-own bowl concept focused on flash-prepared vegetables, grains and toppings , is now open on campus in Houston Hall.  Hours are Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Read more...