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Security at Franklin Field

The Penn Police Department and the Athletics Department have taken the following steps to enhance the safety of everyone at Franklin Field during Penn football games. These security measures are consistent with other sporting venues throughout the nation.

  • No cans, bottles, coolers, large bags, or backpacks will be permitted inside of Franklin Field.
  • Small bags will be subjected to search by security personnel.
  • Cell phones and cameras will be subjected to search by security personnel.
  • Penn Police will increase uniformed staffing.
  • There will be no parking on the 200 Block of South 33rd Street in front of Franklin Field. Other parking around stadium is restricted.
  • Barricades will be in place to assist with entering the stadium.
  • The Athletics Department will place signage indicating restrictions in parking lots and at the entrances to Franklin Field.

Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to avoid possible delays.

--Division of Public Safety

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 7, October 9, 2001


October 9, 2001
Volume 48 Number 7

President Rodin responds to student visa restrictions.
Jerry Lee Center of Criminology will be dedicated next week.
Three Penn faculty members receive NSF funding for projects in information technology.
Call for Honorary Degree nominations 2003.
Dr. Zuberi is the new director of Afro-American Studies.
Division of Public Safety's Maureen Rush talks about security and Franklin Field institutes new security procedures.
The University Research Foundation Guidelines deadline approaches.
The A-3 Assembly's Employee Resource Fair Raffle Winners.
Research Roundup; Biochemical Pathway Detoxifies heavy metals, Engineers develop a fuel cell that runs on diesel; a gene has been found that carries messages from our circadian clock; and professor develops a game to teach what to do in case of a heart attack.