Visiting Hours and Building Information

Roxboro House Building Policies and Hours for Philadelphia University Affiliates

  • Open during times when classes are scheduled in the building (including evening classes)
  • Card-swipe access for faculty and staff - weekdays from 8am to 6pm
  • Closed weekends and evenings except for scheduled classes or events Requests for opening for special events or meetings must be made to Security: SecurityRequest@philau.edu
  • Please note that all meetings and events should be scheduled through the University's Ad Astra system - here

For questions, please contact:

Karen Albert
Coordinator, Arlen Specter Center 
Albertk@Philau.edu
Phone: 215-951-2847



Event Parameters - Recommendations 

  • Meetings and events should be scheduled through the University's Ad Astra system - here
  • Occupancy limits:
    • Maximum occupancy for the upper level: 29
    • Maximum Occupancy for the building overall: 50
  • Events with food/drink:
    • 30-50 guests: light refreshments only, no dark beverages and a fluid event flow
    • More formal events: 30 guests maximum
  • Food and drink should not be served in the Research Room, Specter Office (upper level); or the Exhibition Room (lower level)
  • Exceptions need approval from Specter Center Coordinator, Karen Albert, in consultation with Physical Plant, Security and the Events Coordinator