Dropbox for Business

Dropbox for Business is a cloud storage and collaboration service available to full-time faculty, staff, and students with unlimited storage. 

You are responsible for using Dropbox in accordance with Penn's Acceptable Use Policy.  Also, review University guidelines about protecting personal and University data at Protecting Penn Data.

Before You Get Started:

  • You must be a full-time Wharton student or faculty/staff member
  • You must have a PennKey username and password

Wharton's Dropbox for Business

Dropbox for Business is a cloud storage and collaboration service with an unlimited storage quota available to full-time faculty, staff, and students. It allows you to access, store, synchronize, and share documents from any device. You can log in with their PennKey and password. Upon graduating, students will be off-boarded to a free or basic Dropbox account with continued access to data and options to upgrade if they choose.

Benefits and Features 

How to Sign Up for Dropbox for Business 

The Dropbox for Business user guide walks you through joining the Wharton Dropbox team, connecting your personal Dropbox account, adding content to your Dropbox, and sharing your files with others: https://www.dropbox.com/guide/business

What to Do If You Already Have a Personal Account

I Already Have a Personal Dropbox Account 

I Already Have a Dropbox Account Tied to My Wharton Email

Getting a Refund If You Were Paying for a Personal Account

Installing the Desktop and Mobile Applications

The Dropbox desktop application lets you access all your most important files any time from your computer, even ones that were originally created on another device. You can also access your files on the go from your smartphone or tablet with the Dropbox mobile application. Follow the instructions below to download them onto your devices.

Dropbox Desktop Application

Dropbox Mobile Application

Note: You can sign in to multiple accounts in both the desktop and mobile application if you have a personal Dropbox account in addition to your Wharton Business account. 

Can I access the Dropbox Desktop Application on Lab Machines?

Using Selective Sync  and Smart Sync to Save Space

What to Expect at Graduation

Off-boarding at Graduation 

Linked Personal Accounts at Graduation

An Overview of Security

Check out the Dropbox Security Overview for an introduction to this topic.

Dropbox Tutorial Videos

Here are some quick videos below to help get you started with learning about Dropbox.  Fore more video tutorials, visit Dropbox video tutorials or the Dropbox Help Center

Need Help with Accounts?

For more help articles about using Dropbox for Business, visit the Dropbox Help Center.