Windows Active Directory Account Request Form

This form is intended for faculty and staff of School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania to request Windows Active directory accounts in the domain. Please be sure to fill in all of the fields below. If we find that necessary information has been omitted, we may have to ask that you resubmit your request.

Supported Desktop Operating Systems

The table below summarizes what SAS Computing currently recommends and supports for operating systems. More details regarding some of the issues involved follow. Please also see the information regarding SAS Computing Hardware Support and Desktop Computer Purchasing.

SAS General Meeting Maker Server

SAS Computing provides a shared calendaring service via Meeting Maker software. Meeting Maker comes installed on all SAS machines, and allows individual calendar scheduling and group meeting organization. People, locations, and resources (such as equipment) can all have accounts, and meetings can be scheduled with all three to both invite individuals and block out time with a room or resource.

Desktop Computing Information for Faculty and Staff

As with other aspects of computing support, SAS faculty and staff  receive their primary support for desktop computing (desktops. laptops, and other mobile devices) from their SAS Computing Local Support Provider (LSP).  However, SAS Computing staff members from the Desktop Computing and Network Services workgroup administer a number a number of programs and manage a number of systems relevant to desktop computing support initiatives across the School, as well as set standards for supported hardware and operating systems.   

Hardware Purchasing  

The SAS desktop computer allocation program provides computers to eligible faculty and staff.  Please check with your LSP for more information about this program.

SAS Computing Local Support Providers — Programs, Centers, & Institutes

Here is a list of local support providers (LSPs) for SAS Programs, Centers and Institutes.

SAS Computing Local Support Providers — Academic Departments

Here is a list of local support providers (LSPs) for academic departments in SAS.

Help With AirPennNet

If you are having problems getting set up to use AirPennNet or if you are experiencing problems while using AirPennNet, help is available. Here are your help options, based on your University affiliation.

Productivity & Collaboration

There are several applications and productivity tools available to students that you should know about. The listing below highlights some of the most useful tools.

Fixing My Computer

Hardware and Desktop Issues - hardware and desktop support for students is not directly handled by SAS Computing.
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