Pre-Arrival Checklist

TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY: Do Now

Activate PennKey (website)

https://mbawelcome.wharton.upenn.edu/enrollment/

A PennKey allows you to access various University resources that supplement and complement Wharton’s services – for example, without a PennKey you cannot attain a student ID card (a “PennCard”), access Penn’s library systems, or begin the process of getting access to Wharton’s online environment.

 

Create Wharton Computing account (website)

https://app.wharton.upenn.edu/ACCOUNTS/index.cfm

You will need a Wharton account, for your email and access to Wharton-only services.  You must already have set up your PennKey to activate your Wharton Account.

 

Upload PennCard photo (website)

https://prod.campusexpress.upenn.edu/

  • Follow the “Campus Express Online Log in” and enter your

PennKey and PennKey password.

  • Proceed to “My PennCard” and submit your photo, meeting all

of the photo specifications on the Campus Express website.

 

Prepare Student Health questionnaires and immunization compliance: July 6, 2016 deadline  (website)

http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/shs/immreq.php

 

 

Complete housing arrangements  (website)

http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/residential-services/

 

 

International Students:

Submit visa application documents (website)

http://global.upenn.edu/isss

 

Non-Native English Speaking Students:

Register for Early Pre-Term (website)

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/elp/earlypreterm

 

Students with Disabilities:

Request environmental or structural accommodations (website)

http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/lrc/sds/

 

Dual Degree Students:

Confirm dual degree status

Email Lisa Rudi, in the MBA Program Academic Affairs Office at

lrudi@wharton.upenn.edu

 

 

PREPARING FOR PRE-TERM: Don’t Wait

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (website)

https://mba-inside.wharton.upenn.edu/pre-term2018/faq/

 

INSERT DATE: Complete online math course and mandatory exam (website)

 

Review prep course descriptions (website)

o Review core course descriptions in MBA Resource Guide

o Review online Waiver Information Guide

o Determine which courses you will try to waive

 

July 1 Student Health questionnaires and immunization

compliance due (website)

 

July 6 Pre-Term Registration Deadline (website)

https://mba-inside.wharton.upenn.edu/pre-term-registration

Remember, if you do not register for Pre-Term by this deadline,

we will assume that you are no longer matriculating into the MBA

Program, so please register!

 

  • • enroll in waiver/placement prep courses

 

o July 11 Waiver by Credential Applications due

o August 1 Registration for waiver/placement exams due

 

 

TAKE ACTION IN PHILADELPHIA: Do when you get here

August 5 & 8 Waiver and Placement exams (website)

https://mba-inside.wharton.upenn.edu/pre-term2018/waiver-registration/

 

August 8 Pre-Term Begins (read FAQs)

https://mba-inside.wharton.upenn.edu/pre-term2018/faq/

 

International Students

F-1 and J-1 Visa Holders:

  • Register visa-related documents with the Office of International

Programs (website)

  • August 31 Demonstrate proof of insurance or automatically enroll

in Penn’s plan (website)