New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Parents and Partners Day at Penn Vet

Parents & Partners Day

"It takes a pack to raise a vet."

Family and friends are critical to the success of our veterinary students. Join us for a fun and informative weekend to see what lies ahead for first year Penn Vet students! Get inside access with campus tours, hear from school leaders, staff, students and alumni and get to know more about the daily life of your veterinary student. Please note: This event is for first-year Penn Vet students and their family and friends only.

V'23 Parents & Partners Day will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

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Parents & Partners Day 2019

We're excited! The time has come for you and your parents and partners to join us in the celebration of your achievement.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 25, 2019

Happy Hour (Penn Vet's Hill Pavilion 380 S. University Ave., Philadelphia, PA)

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Complimentary Happy Hour Kick-Off

Join us for a special pre-event happy hour for a chance to mingle with your family and other Penn Vet students!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Welcome to Penn Vet (Hill Pavilion, 380 S. University Ave., Philadelphia, PA)

8:30 am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am | Dean's Welcome from Andrew M. Hoffman, DVM, The Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine

Please note: Due to space limitations, the Dean's presentations is for family and friends only. Students are invited to join the tours, lunch and the afternoon program at New Bolton Center.

9:30 am | Life at Penn Vet & Philadelphia Campus Tours

The morning will feature presentations by Dr. Mary Bryant, Assistant Dean of Students and Admissions, as well as the first year Class President and the Student AVMA President.

11:30 am | Buses depart to New Bolton Center

Afternoon at New Bolton Center (382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA)

1:00 pm | Lunch & Introduction to New Bolton Center

1:45 pm | Walking Tours of New Bolton Center Hospital

2:45 pm | Return buses to Philadelphia

4:00 pm | End of Day

Keep Your Loved Ones in the Loop

We'd love to share what's going on with your family members. If you would like us to stay in touch with them, just fill out this Parents & Partners Information Form. Thank you!

Parking & Transportation

Philadelphia Campus: University parking garages are located at 38th & Walnut Streets (Lot #30) and 40th & Walnut Streets. Parking fees will apply.

New Bolton Center: If you are driving to Kennett Square on your own, please park in the Alumni Hall lot (bear left as you enter the grounds and park in the first lot on the right)

Maps & Directions

Need a Hotel?

The following hotels are located near the Philadelphia campus in University City:

The Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Sheraton University City, 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Homewood Suites University City, 4109 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA