WiFi & AirPennNet

The wireless Internet network on campus is known as AirPennNet. AirPennNet provides fast, secure Internet access to all faculty, staff, and students. To prepare your laptop for Penn Law, you will need to configure AirPennNet on your laptop.

Currently, only laptops, iOS, and Android devices support AirPennNet’s security protocols.

Note: AirPennNet requires a PennKey to connect. If you have not setup your PennKey or cannot remember your password, please contact itshelp@law.upenn.edu.

Setting up AirPennNet on Campus

Connecting to AirPennNet is easy.

  1. Make sure have installed and updated your Antivirus software. Penn provides free antivirus software for the Penn community.
  2. Be sure you have automatic updates setup for Windows or Mac OS.
  3. Connect to the AirPennNet-Help network, open your web browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, etc…), and follow the on-screen directions.

Setting up AirPennNet before You Arrive

You can also setup AirPennNet before you arrive on campus. After updating your antivirus and system software, visit http://airpennnet-help.net.isc.upenn.edu/ and follow the on-screen instructions.

Troubleshooting AirPennNet

If you get disconnected from AirPennNet and have difficulty reconnecting, switch to the AirPennNet-Help network and open your web browser to repair the connection.

AirPennNet for Mobile Devices

For iPhone or a 3G/4G iPad

Setup AirPennNet on a Wi-Fi iPad/iPod Touch

  • Tap Settings > Wi-Fi > AirPennNet-Help.
  • Open Safari and navigate to any webpage. An Install Profile prompt for AirPennNet will appear.
  • Tap Install and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, tap Settings > Wi-Fi
  • Tap the blue arrow next to AirPennNet-Help and tap Forget this Network


AirPennNet-Guest Access for Events or Guests

If you have an upcoming events please send an email to itsmedia@law.upenn.edu in order to obtain a WiFi Group Code. If you a have a guest on campus that you would like to sponsor visit Penn’s ISC page for more information.

More about AirPennNet

AirPennNet is a service provided by central Penn Computing. For more information on AirPennNet including coverage maps, troubleshooting tips, and more, visit http://www.upenn.edu/computing/wireless/.


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