ITS Online

Welcome Staff

The Law School Information Technology Services (ITS) department welcomes you to Penn Law. We have a broad range of computing, media, and network resources available. This page is intended to provide you with the technical information to get started.

Your Accounts at Penn Law: LawKey & PennKey

LawKey and PennKey are the computing logins used at the Law School. LawKey is used to access the classroom computers and the law directory. PennKey is used to access the wireless network, password protected sections of the law school website and the CMS, and library databases (among other University resources). Both usernames are the same, but they need to be activated separately and we recommend you pick different passwords for each.

You should have received an activation link and activation code from ITS. Once your computing logins have been created and activated, you may access the following resources.

For additional security, ITS highly recommends that all staff members set up two-step verification for PennKey accounts. Go here for more information and instructions on setting up two-step verification.

Your Help Resources

Our ITS Help Online site is a one stop location for guides, links, and online training. Click Apps in the top menu to quickly get to an online resource such as Qualtrics or Canvas. The guides link will provide help documents for all of our supported products from A-Z or by category.

Penn Law Email Address

All full-time faculty receive a full Microsoft Exchange account for email, calendar, and contacts. Your address has been created automatically and takes the form of

For more information, visit the Faculty & Staff Email Accounts page for information on webmail and modifying your address.

The Penn Law Directory

The Penn Law Directory provides contact information for all faculty, staff, and students in the Law School.

You should update your information in the Law Directory using the Update My Information section.

Your Office Computer & Network Drives

All staff are provided with an office PC running Windows 7. You will find several network drives appear automatically when you log in. All files should be saved to the U drive or G drive. The U drive and My Documents folders are the same location. These drives are backed up automatically.

Do not store files on your C drive or Desktop.

Other Web Resources

A few other web resources that may helpful to you.

    Email Aliases, Send File tool, Change Password.
  • On the Docket
    Submit a message for the daily announcement emails.
  • Qualtrics Survey Tool
    Create surveys for feedback and RSVPs.
  • U@Penn Employee Portal (Login using Pennkey)
    Access info about employee resources. View, enroll in, and change health and retirement benefits.
  • Penn Directory
    Update your listing in the Penn directory. 

Contact Information

ITS Help Desk
(215) 898-9140

Urgent request? Please call us at 8-9140!

Kay McDonnell
Associate Dean and Chief Information Officer
(215) 898-2527

Latest Tips

  • AirPennNet-Guest Wifi will be upgraded on April 27th. Device registration will require just an email address and guests will need to renew registration daily. Penn Law faculty, staff and students should all be using AirPennNet – not AirPennNet-Guest for Wifi.
  • The Penn Law Directory is available for members of the law school community to share contact information. Here are some important reminders.