Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. Current students, faculty, and staff with a valid Penn card, as well as Alumni Weekend attendees with name badges, may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Fourth Floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

fifth floor plan, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Full description is linked below.Read description of floor plan

Description of the floor plan

The fifth floor, at the far east end are Special Collections climate controlled secure stacks and the Kislak Center Hallway (quiet study). Staff areas include Exhibits Office, Steven Miller Conservation Laboratory, Special Collections Processing. On the west end along north and south walls are the Area Studies offices and rooms: East Asia Collecion, South Asia Seminar Room, Derk Bodde East Asian Studies Seminar Room (526), Middle East Seminar Room, American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Photo Archive. Also on this floor are Faculty Studies, Stacks: C-G, the Class of 1937 Memorial Reading Room, carrels, men's and women's bathrooms; a gender-neutral, accessible bathroom, and a nursing room.

Location and Accessibility


The accessible entrance of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center opens into the Goldstein Undergraduate Study Center. This entrance is on the ground floor of the building facing Blanche P. Levy Park and College Hall. A wheelchair accessible doorbell is located on the railing leading toward the door.

Additional Information

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance on the ground floor. A brick walk leads from the north side of Levy Park to the accessible door. At the end of the walk are 2 doors. The accessible door is on the right.

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