Get your computer Weitzman School ready by following our "Designify" program!

Get your personal computer totally ready for work at Weitzman! We call this the "Designify" process, which has you checking a multitude of things to ensure you're ready for work at the Weitzman School.

To start the Designify process, please visit our Designify course over on Penn Canvas. If you are an incoming student, you should already be added to the course. If you are not able to access the Canvas course, please send us an email at

The Designify course will guide you through the following topics:

  1. Getting to Know Your Computer
  2. Network Access
  3. Accounts at Weitzman
  4. Computing with Security in Mind
  5. Installing & Configuring VPN Managers
  6. Student File Server Access
  7. Software
  8. Printing & Plotting Resources
  9. Data Storage Options
  10. Where Can I Find Help?

Please take your time in reviewing the material in the Canvas course and our website. After you are finished, fill out the exit survey. We are available to help with any questions — reach out to us at!