Administrative Resources

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Reimbursement Forms



See also: Office of Comptroller Forms page


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NOTE: If you are traveling Business Class make sure you note that in the comment field, i.e. enter "this is business class, not first class." First class travel is not permitted without prior approval from Bob Allison.

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Weekly Time Sheets and Vacation


To set your email to vacation mode: From Outlook, go to File and select Automatic replies. If you are using Outlook in the browser, go to Settings and select Automatic replies. 

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AirPennNet Guest Wi-Fi Access


The process of connecting to AirPennNet-Guest is easy, but it will need to be repeated each day that you want access to the Internet. Here are the instructions to use.

  • Select the AirPennNet-Guest network (if it is not already chosen) from the wireless networks available on your device.
  • Open a web browser on your device. A form will appear.
  • Review and accept the Acceptable Use Policy terms and conditions.
  • Enter a valid email address.
  • Click Submit.

Users who are experiencing issues after registration should wait 5 minutes and then try to register again.

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  • Canvas is a courseware system that has taken the place of Blackboard. Resources about the new system, such as learning how to use the system, requesting a course site, and how to get support are available at Penn Libraries Canvas page.

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 Scheduling Classrooms


  • ISC's Scheduling Central Pool Classrooms page provides directions on scheduling Central Pool classrooms depending upon the purpose, timing, frequency, and need for special services for your event.

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 PennCard Center and Computer Connection

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University Policies on Data and Privacy


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 Computing Help and Resources


  • If you need computing help, send email to PCPSE Help Our local support provider (LSP) from SAS Computing is Paul Doherty.
  • To check the system status of mail, SAS servers or web sites, see the Internal SAS Computing Site. The status of current known problems is often described here.  

  • If you have updates, questions, or concerns about the department website, contact Kelly Quinn at

  • Penn+Box is the University of Pennsylvania's resource for faculty, students, and staff to store up to 50GB of files online. Use your PennKey to login.

  • Secure Share is a web-based application for secure file exchange available to faculty and staff. Logon

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 Additional External Resources


  • Doodle - a free online tool for getting RSVPs or meeting availability from faculty

  • FreeConferenceCall - register for a free account to set up conference calls for 2 or more parties

  • SignupGenius - to build and coordinate signup sheets