Wharton Connect

2401 Walnut

General Policies

  • The facilities are open to Wharton's MBA students from 8 am - 1 am on weekdays, and from 9 am - 12 am on weekends.
  • Summer Hours: 8 am – 8pm on weekdays, and from 10am – 8pm on weekends.
  • Access to the building is limited to current students and staff of Wharton with an active access chip on a valid PennCard.
  • A student can have a maximum of two (2) guests at a time in the building, and each guest has to be signed in by the student. Guest policy may be modified for special events at the discretion of staff, and is detailed in the Special Events section.
  • While several spaces in the facility are available on first-come first-serve basis, you can also reserve rooms ahead of time through Wharton SPIKE.
  • Applications to reserve conference room 5 or the large multipurpose space should be made at least three (3) days in advance of your event and at least three weeks in advance for special events. Applications to reserve the space can be submitted via http://whr.tn/2401MPS.
  • The person or group that requests the use of the facility shall be responsible for maintaining the space in good condition.
  • • Dance practice is not permitted in any of the community spaces, inclusive of the conference rooms and backroom multipurpose space.
  • The administrators reserve the right to reject any request for use of these facilities, and to terminate use at any time upon failure of a person/group to comply fully with all the policies and safety procedures.
  • The noise level must be maintained so that it does not interfere with other activities scheduled within the facility. No form of sound amplification shall be used without obtaining special permission from the staff.
  • Tables, chairs and all other items from a room may not be moved outside the room or to another room.
  • Nothing may be glued, taped or affixed in any way to the walls, doors, floors and ceilings in the rooms or the hallways. 
  • Absolutely no alcohol allowed on the premises. We do not have a license to allow alcohol consumption either in the space occupied by the Office of Student Life or anywhere in the entire building. Each student is responsible for his or her own actions, and also for the actions of their guests. Those who violate this policy will be personally liable for what happens, legally and according to the University.
  • Administration will not be held responsible for loss or damage suffered to personal property left anywhere within the 2401 Walnut complex.