AppleOne Temporary Staffing

AppleOne is Penn’s preferred provider of temporary services. The University of Pennsylvania began a partnership with the Act-1 Group, AppleOne, the largest woman- and minority-owned staffing agency in North America, on July 1, 2016.

Requesting Temporary Staff

To request temporary staff please call the AppleOne office at (215) 252-9023 or visit their on-campus location:

3440 Market Street, Suite 105
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Using AppleOne’s Vendor Management System (VMS)

AppleOne’s Acceleration VMS technology is used for submitting job requests, creating purchase orders, engaging new temporary staff, and onboarding them. Acceleration VMS is also the timecard system for AppleOne temporary employees provided to the University. 

If you are a Penn Marketplace user, you can access Acceleration VMS by logging into the Penn Marketplace website. After you log in with your PennKey, select the AppleOne icon under Supplier Showcase. On the lower portion of the home screen there is a link to the UPENN Manager Reference Guide. This helpful tool will aid you in navigating Acceleration VMS.

If you have any questions or concerns about Acceleration VMS or requesting contingent labor please contact AppleOne at (215) 252-9023.

If you are not a Penn Marketplace user, please contact AppleOne for assistance.

Those seeking temporary employment through AppleOne can apply online at