Included here are links to information about
services that support or facilitate electronic
communication at Penn. School computing organizations
may provide additional services to their constituents.
For information on connecting to Penn's network,
Teleconferencing - Information about unattended and attended audio and web conferencing services for large and small groups.
Videoconferencing - Information about setting up fully interactive virtual meetings and using ISC's video conference room.
Email and Messaging
Email Specifications by School - Information
about email clients supported in each School.
ISC's Zimbra and Exchange
Email Services - Information about email services for schools and
centers that do not have their own servers.
ISC's Instant Messaging (IM) Service - Messaging and chatroom services using PennKey authentication.
Email Accounts for Student
Groups - How to establish and maintain
an email account for a student group.
Alumni Email Forwarding
- Free email forwarding and directory services
for Penn alumni.
Webmail - Sending and receiving email on Penn
systems using a web browser.
Directory - Faculty, staff, and student
email and telephone directory, with links
instructions for updating a listing.
Electronic Discussions & Mailing Lists
Electronic Discussion Groups
Overview - An introduction to email discussion groups at Penn.
- Set-up instructions and guidelines for sending
email to groups using personal mail aliases,
reflector lists, and listservs.
Classlists (Class Mailing List Service) -
Information on creating and using email lists
for course-related discussions.
File Exchange & Collaboration
Penn+Box - A secure collaboration tool to store, manage and share content online (for faculty, staff, and students).
Secure Share - Service for exchanging sensitive information electronically (for faculty and staff).
Secure Space - Secure storage and file-sharing for collaborative projects.
(Telephone, Voice Mail, Cellular)
Telephone Services - Information about
all aspects of Penn's voice services, including
specialized services such as automated call
distribution and interactive voice response.
Services - Information about all aspects
of phone service for on- and off-campus students.
Video & Media Services
Penn Video Network - On-campus
cable TV, movie channels, and video services,
including free video bulletin board and satellite
and video conferencing.
Penn Video Productions
- Video planning, concept development, production,
and distribution via tape, disk, streaming
Channel - TV programming dedicated to broadening
access to ideas and opportunities in basic
and applied research.
Multi-Media Services - Video duplicating and conversion,
editing and post production services, videoconferencing,
streaming video hosting, and live webcast hosting.
FAQ includes information on how to view and
use streaming video at Penn.
Digital Signage - Manage the display of information to LCD panels strategically placed on campus.
Penn Web - Links
to information on web services, tools, resources,
and how to get an official, personal, or student
group web site.
Web Style Guide - Guidelines, templates,
and best practices for official University web
Logos - Downloadable University logos and
Calendar - Information on creating custom
calendar views (School, unit, personal) and
providing events information to calendar.