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Students Taking a Wharton Class


Creating a Wharton CLASS Account

Students in another college at Penn who are taking a class at Wharton should  create a Wharton class account.  This account ensures computer lab access and use of educational software specified by faculty.  Students will still need to use their Pennkey to log into most Wharton resources.

>> If you are a full-time student at Wharton, start here instead:  Create Your Wharton Account

You can create a Wharton Class Account if:

  • you already have a PennKey, AND
  • you have been enrolled for at least one business day in a Wharton course in the current or upcoming semester

Create your Class Account Here: https://app.wharton.upenn.edu/accounts/class.cfm

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Important notes:

  • Non-Wharton students taking courses in upcoming semesters: Class accounts are generally available one week before the start of the term. 
  • Allow 1 business day after enrollment before creating your account: You may encounter difficulty using the account creation form on the same day you enroll in a course, or if you have an account already because of recent courses or work at the Wharton School.  If you are enrolling by permit and can't add the course through PennInTouch, contact your school's office or registrar to complete your registration the day before creating a class account. 
  • Auditors and pre-enrollment accounts need faculty permission: If you are a non-Wharton student who is also not enrolling in a Wharton course, but you are taking the class, instructor permission is needed.  While many faculty work with Wharton Computing directly to arrange for access, if you have an email related to your permission to attend the course please feel free to forward that to the Student Support Team.
  • Wharton accounts are no longer required to access Wharton courses in Canvas.


Account created?  Now you can...

Your Wharton account enables you to access the following Wharton services to help with your classwork:


Although you will use your Pennkey account to log into the Wharton public computers, your new Wharton account enables you to use them. You’ll have access to:

  • Personal storage space on the public computers (MyWhartonDrive)
  • Access to software your professor may require for your class work.


  • Public printing from the Wharton campus printers (using funds from your PennCash account)
  • Printing to Wharton campus printers from your laptop (PC or Mac).
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