Computing

Useful Links & Tools

  • www.sp2.upenn.edu/webmail - Access SP2 e-mail using the web

  • Penn in Touch - registration, transcript, bursar bill, and schedule information

  • Library off-campus access - Follow link that says "Authenticate yourself now if you'd like." The Library Proxy Service is for accessing many of the Library's resources from off-campus. In most cases your Username is your last name in lower case and your password is the last 10 digits of your Penn Card.

  • Online directory - finding e-mail addresses

  • Technical documents - University help sheets and guides

  • E-mail program configuration info:
    Full machine name is caster.sp2.upenn.edu
    e-mail return address can be either
    username@caster.sp2.upenn.edu or
    username@sp2.upenn.edu

Computer Lab

The School of Social Policy & Practice is sharing the computer lab with the Graduate School of Education located at

Graduate Education Building
3700 Walnut Street

For hours of operation, policies etc please visit http://www.gse.upenn.edu/computing/lab.html

You will need a username and password in order to use the GSE computer lab. For info about this see the lab monitor located in the lab or send e-mail to snachsin@gse.upenn.edu with your name.

Public University Computer Labs - Locations, hours of operation and software available

Contact Info for Technical Support:

Primary contact for the School of Social Policy & Practice including ALL e-mail questions.

Name: Albert Louie
Office: B36 Caster Building
Phone: 215-898-7405
E-mail: louie@sp2.upenn.edu

Also available for general technical support

On Campus: Students living in a College House on campus receive support from Residential Computing Support. Information Technology Advisors (ITAs) in each College House are on hand to answer computing questions.

Off Campus: Students living off-campus receive support from the Computing Resource Center
Suite 202 Sansom West (Grad Tower B)
3650 Chestnut Street.
Phone: 215-573-4778 (57F-IRST)
email at help@isc.upenn.edu.

In order to connect from off campus you will need your own internet service provider. If you don't have one all ready Penn has several recommended venders.