Learn how to set up your accounts, create your Wharton directory profile, and more.
1. Create your PennKey.
Your PennKey is the username you choose to access many systems and services at Penn and Wharton. If you haven’t already chosen your PennKey and password, locate the PennKey setup code you received by email from Penn and visit the PennKey website. You must complete the PennKey setup process before you can register for a Wharton account. Also note that your PennKey will be used for your Wharton email address and once you have selected a username it cannot be changed.
2. Create your Wharton account.
Use your PennKey to create your Wharton account, which will give you access to your Wharton email. You will need to wait at least 24 hours after you create your PennKey to create your Wharton account.
3. Check your Wharton email.
This account, hosted by Google, includes Email, Calendar, Contacts, Drive, Hangouts, and Sites. You can forward your email to another address via the Wharton Identity & Access Management site. (click the “Access the App” button under “Forwarding” and choose “Forward My Email”) Learn more about your Wharton account >>
4. Review the Wharton computing system accounts and policies.
Use of the technology systems provided by the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania is a privilege granted to students with the understanding that they will use these tools responsibly. Irresponsible use can cause privileges to be revoked. Review the policies >>
5. Take a look at the computer buying guide.
6. Get Whartonized: set up your Wharton technical environment.
Whartonization, n, v [war-ton-ahz-ey-shuhn] : 1.) Wharton Computing’s campaign to get you up to speed on Wharton’s technology. 2.) the process of configuring your devices and laptops for Wharton’s technical environment.
Get “Whartonized” — set up your computer and mobile devices to work optimally in the Wharton environment and learn about productivity and collaboration tools.
7. Review the full list of technology resources available to you.
Wharton students have a variety of computing services and software packages available to them from productivity, antivirus, and survey software to cloud storage, virtual meetings, and printing. Take some time to review the full list of technology resources available to you.
8. Get help when you need it.
Feel free to contact Wharton Student Computing at any time. Our website offers many ways to contact us: email, phone, or chat.