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Office of Budget and Management Analysis

Planning Application

Welcome to the Planning site, your gateway to Penn's web-based Planning systems and related information and services. Access to these systems is limited to authorized University staff and faculty.


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Systems Availability

Planning (meaning all the PennPlan applications and Reports) will generally be available from 7:00 am to Midnight, except between 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm. Additionally, the system will be unavailable on Saturday evenings starting at 6:10 pm for system maintenance. The maintenance is normally over by 7:30 pm.

PennHist, the database used for most reports, will be refreshed with your latest forecasts and budgets from PennPlan:

Daily at 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12 noon, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 10:00 pm

You may get a message that you can’t save in PennPlan if you try to save your work during an export. Wait a few minutes and then you should be able to save.

Each PennPlan application will be aggregated (meaning it will add up org parent and fund group totals) as detailed below. You can save work in PennPlan while it is aggregating. Your updated totals will appear after the aggregation finishes in about 20 minutes.

PennPln1: 11:00 am, 2:50 pm, 5:00 pm

PennPln2: 9:40 am, 12:40 pm, 4:40 pm

PennPln3: 10:30 am, 1:40 pm, 5:40 pm