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Visitor’s Guide

Tour Penn Carey Law

Explore everything Penn Carey Law has to offer as you tour our state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Penn’s campus.


Welcome to Penn Carey Law

Sophia Lee

On behalf of everyone at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, I welcome you to one of the world’s finest institutions of legal education.

One of Penn Carey Law’s key strengths is our vibrant, energetic community. Whether you are exploring our world-class law library or enjoying the courtyard, you will see faculty and students collaborating to solve complex problems and address today’s most urgent legal questions.

Thank you for visiting us! We hope to see you on Sansom Street.

- Sophia Z. Lee, Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law

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Golkin Hall

One of the first U.S. law schools with a LEED Gold Certified designation, Golkin Hall’s rooftop gardens and green roofs help manage storm water and reduce the urban heat-island effect.

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Golkin Hall

Golkin Hall Highlights

Advocacy for Racial & Civil Justice Clinic Symposium: The Unfinished Work of Abolition

Michael A. Fitts Auditorium

This 350-seat auditorium hosts numerous events, including the Keedy Cup, symposia, and lectures.

Golkin Hall Kline Specter Moot Courtroom

Kline & Specter Courtroom

Future litigators and moot court teams refine their oral advocacy skills in this modern courtroom.

Davis Student Union

Davis Student Union

Grab coffee or lunch from the Sidebar Café or book a private study room in the Davis Student Union.

Penn Law rooftop

Green Design

Golkin’s LEED Gold Certified design includes rooftop gardens that manage storm water and absorb heat.

 Offices & Departments

 Tanenbaum Hall

One of Penn Carey Law’s most energetic buildings, Tanenbaum Hall encloses the west end of the central courtyard, where students often study, socialize, or enjoy a community barbeque.

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Tanenbaum Hall window

Tanenbaum Hall Highlights

Clock Lounge

The Clock Lounge

With views into the courtyard, the Clock Lounge is a popular hub for students, faculty, and staff.


Toll Public Interest Center

The Toll Public Interest Center (TPIC) oversees Penn Carey Law’s Pro Bono Program and public interest initiatives.


The Law Review

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is the nation’s oldest and among the most distinguished, influential legal journals.

Tanenbaum Hall, Biddle Law Library with people, Tanenbaum Hall, Biddle Law Library with people

Biddle Law Library

One of the world’s preeminent law libraries, Biddle provides to contemporary research in American, foreign, and comparative law.

 Offices & Departments


 Silverman Hall

Originally located near Independence Hall in Center City Philadelphia, the Law School joined the University’s West Philadelphia campus in 1900, dedicating a new building designed in the English Baroque style by Cope and Stewardson.

Once named in honor of former Dean William Draper Lewis, the building was renamed during the Law School’s sesquicentennial to honor Henry R. Silverman L’64.

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Silverman Classroom

Silverman Hall Highlights

Goat statue and students behind talking in small groups

Haaga Lounge,  “The Goat”

“The Goat” is a Hsieh-Chai, a figure from Chinese lore dating back to 2200 BC which possessed the ability to detect guilt.

Gittis Legal Clinics

Gittis Legal Clinics

Penn Carey Law’s teaching law firm, the Gittis Legal Clinics puts students on the front lines of representing clients.

Clinton/Parker Wellness Suite

Clinton/Parker Student Wellness Suite

This student-focused features a living room with video game consoles, comfy seating, and a kitchenette.

Silverman Hall rooms

Kabacoff Classrooms

Now modern classrooms, these stately rooms once housed Biddle Law Library.

Classrooms & Conference Space

Learn more about Silverman Hall’s premier classrooms and conference spaces.

Gittis Hall

Gittis Hall is a multi-use space with 21 modern faculty offices and four large state-of-the art classrooms that host many first-year classes and numerous symposia and lectures.

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Walkways on the main level or on an upper floor connect to historic Silverman Halls. One of the shields that adorn the exterior of Silver...

Classrooms & Lecture Rooms