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Students: 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.

Help! I Forgot my Password!


If you forgot your LawKey and PennKey password, please visit the Get LawKey Tool. An activation link and password reset code will automatically be sent to your email.

If you want to reset your LawKey password and you know your PennKey credentials, then you can use this tool to reset your LawKey:


  • 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) 898-2679.

LawKey & PennKey? What’s the Difference?

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

How Do I Get an Account?

Please visit our  Admitted Students Quickstart Guide for instructions on activating your accounts. 

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