University Park/Hershey Courier Rules
Information on the Courier service is provided to comply with federal regulations (Dept. of Transportation) related to the shipment of hazardous materials.
A private Courier service has been established to transport Research and Biological materials between the Hershey Medical Center and the University Park campus. Information outlining the requirements for the Courier service can be obtained here with the supporting instructions. Any hazardous materials being shipped between these locations must use a commercial carrier following appropriate packaging and shipping guidelines OR by utilizing the private Courier. At University Park, refer to SY-34 - Hazardous Material Shipping for additional information. At Hershey Medical Center, refer to Safety Program Manual policy HM-16SPM.
Packages without labels will not be accepted by the courier.
For other hazardous material shipping requests, please reference the EHS webpage outlining the Hazardous Materials Shipping requirements.
Hershey-University Park Shuttle Service has ended on July 31, 2023
Following a decline in ridership in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn State has suspended the shuttle service between Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey and the University Park campus.