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Email Forwarding Account

The Penn Law student email system is a forwarding service. Law School forwarding addresses are only provided to full-time students and joint degree candidates.

  • Your first Penn Law email address is based on your Lawkey username, as follows:
  • You also have the option to create a fullname alias (see below).
  • All incoming email correspondence via the addresses will be forwarded to the email account of your choosing.
  • You can change your destination address at anytime through PLEAS.

Change Where Your Email is Forwarded

You can use the PLEAS (Penn Law Email Accounts and Settings) tool to manage your email forwarding account. Visit PLEAS at and choose Email account to change your delivery address.

Don’t Like Your Email Address? Create a Full Name Alias   

You also have the option to create a full name alias, often in the form Emails sent to your fullname alias will be delivered to the same place as your primary address. To read the guidelines and select/change your full name alias, visit PLEAS. All aliases are subject to approval and can take up to three business days to be created.

Send As Your Penn Law Email Address

When sending emails for official Penn Law business, you may want to send emails with your address. Many email providers allow you to send messages using a different From or Reply-to address.

You will need the following information to send email with your address through another email provider:

SMTP Server:

Port: 587 (Choose a secured connection using TLS)

Username: [Your LawKey]

The process is different for each email provider and service. Many free email providers provide send as functionality. Here are the instructions for two:

Need a Full Email Account?

We suggest the following email providers.

  • Gmail: chosen by 80% of Penn Law students
  • includes 25GB of free storage (SkyDrive)

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