Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. Current students, faculty, and staff with a valid Penn card may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Candice and Robert Willoughby East Asian Studies Seminar Room

The East Asia Seminar Room houses more than 3,600 reference books in East Asian studies and more than 50 unbound core academic journals in Chinese and Japanese. These materials are non-circulating, though East Asian Studies professors and graduate students may borrow items with the Chinese or Japanese bibliographer's special written permission. 

Meeting table, computer monitor, and shelves in the East Asian Studies seminar room.

The Candice and Robert Willoughby East Asian Studies Seminar Room is designated for research and teaching in East Asian studies. Those using the seminar room for individual and group research activities in East Asian studies will have priority over other users.

East Asian Studies classes can be held in this seminar room on a semester-by-semester basis. East Asian Studies faculty may also reserve the room in three-hour segments for other occasions throughout the year. A schedule of reservations is posted on the Seminar Room door.

Where to print, copy, scan

Accordion List


  • Computer work station
  • Flat-screen monitor
  • Soft seating
  • Whiteboard

For the whiteboard, bring your own markers and eraser.
The  computer workstation in the seminar room has specialized software for the use of East Asian-language databases.

No food or beverage is allowed.

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height
  • Tables have adjustable height

Nearby Bathrooms

1 large gender-neutral, accessible bathroom and a lactation room are located near the 5th floor east bank of elevators. 4 gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located in the 5th floor west elevator lobby. (see floorplan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance, ground floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

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