The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

In 2019, Courtney G. Chapman, GED'89, and Jon Shreve established the Carter Chapman Shreve Endowment for the Study of the Microbiome. The fund supports the acquisition of scholarly materials that support the holdings of the Holman Biotech Commons, with a particular focus on materials that explore the microbiome and how microbiota influence the health of the human population.