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Adjuncts: LawKey & PennKey Account Help

While at Penn Law, you will make frequent use of two accounts: LawKey & PennKey. Both accounts share the same username, but need to be activated separately. We recommend you pick different passwords for each account.

LawKey & PennKey? What’s the Difference?

Your LawKey is used to access a set of services provided by the Law School including your email and computer log in. Your PennKey is used for the myCourses site and Canvas LMS as well as resources provided by the central campus. Please see below for specifics.

LawKey PennKey
  • Law School Computers, Printing, Email, and Forwarding
  • The Law Directory.
  • SharePoint Sites
  • myCourses & the Canvas LMS
  • Password protected sections of the Law school web site including the Commons
  • AirPennNet (WiFi)
  • Payroll
  • U@Penn & Penn Portal
  • Central Library Resources

How Do I Change my Password?

  • If you know your LawKey credentials: visit the Change LawKey Tool and select a new password.
  • If you know your PennKey credentials: visit the Change PennKey Tool and select a new password.

Help! I Forgot my Password!

  • If you know your PennKey credentials: visit the Reset LawKey Tool to select a new password.
  • Everyone else: please email or call ITS at (215) 898-2589 (Faculty).
  • If you are enrolled in Challenge-Response: visit Attempt Challenge-Response to select a new password.
  • Everyone else: please email or call ITS at (215) 898-2589 (Faculty).

How Do I Get a PennKey?

If you already have your LawKey and need to activate your PennKey, please email or call us at (215) 898-2589.

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