Getting Started

Anyone with an active PennCard has access to a PennCash debit account. To activate your account, you just need to add value by clicking on the link below.

Please read the Terms and Conditions before activating your account.

Penn faculty and researchers can also set up departmental copy cards for use in the libraries. To activate an account, users should bring a copy card requisition form (available online from the library), embossed by a business administrator to one of the following locations.

  • Van Pelt Library, Business Office, Room 239
  • BioMed Library, Circulation Desk

Once you have a card, you may add value to your account online using a credit card.