• 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.

  • Experience “Morris Arboretum in Motion” – the new exhibit which features more than 50 wind sculptures throughout the garden.

  • 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.

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Penn Receives 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year Award

Penn has been recognized by Philadelphia's Clean Air Council as the 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year.   Faculty and staff have a broad range of options to help them go the extra mile for sustainable commuting.   Read more...

University Honored with SPLC's 2017 Supplier Engagement Award
The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) has bestowed its 2017 Leadership Award for Supplier Engagement to the University of Pennsylvania and Wash Cycle Laundry. Read more....
BSD Efforts Recognized for Excellence

Business Services staff will be honored for their contributions during the 2017 Models of Excellence Ceremony on March 28. Models of Excellence Honorable Mention awards will be presented to the Amazon@Penn Team and FRES New College House Team.  Katie Carlin Birch is this year’s Pillars of Excellence winner while Maya Smith will be recognized as a Pillars of Excellence Honorable Mention recipient. Read more…

SEPTA Travel Center Now Open
The SEPTA Travel Center @Penn recently celebrated its grand opening in its home at the Penn Bookstore.  Read more...
New Program for Bike Commuters

There is a new program on campus that supports Penn's bike commuters. The Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program will provide up to $240 annually for any out-of-pocket eligible expenses to qualified faculty and staff.   Read more...


BSD in the News

Art Amongst the Tree Canopy

Morris Arboretum's newest exhibit, "Morris Arboretum in Motion: the Kinetic Sculptures of Lyman Whitaker", continues to be in the spotlight.  Click here to read the latest interview about this amazing exhibit.

PersonalShip - A New Way to Ship Your Packages
Penn Mail Services has announced 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...
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 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.