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Recording Pro Bono Hours Online

Using our new electronic tracking system, Replicon, all students can submit their hours and check their total online. Hours will be approved via the online system as well. If you have questions about Replicon, e-mail probono@law.upenn.edu. Please do not contact Replicon support directly.

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Logging in for the First Time How to Submit Your Hours
How to Check Your Hours Total Replicon FAQs

Logging in for the First Time

1. Go to the Replicon home page. You will need to set your password. To do so, enter “PennLaw” in the Company field. Then click “Next.”

Replicon log in page

2. On the next page, click “Forgot your Password or User Name?” below the Password field.

Logging in to Replicon for the first time

3. On the Password Reset page, enter your Law School email address in the Email field. Use the email address you have listed in the Penn Carey Law directory. You will receive an email from Replicon Support with a link to reset your password.

Resetting password in Replicon

4. Create a new password that is different from your LawKey and PennKey passwords (this must contain a number). DO NOT USE THE SAME PASSWORD AS YOUR LAWKEY AND PENNKEY. You will receive a second email confirming that your Password Reset was successful.

5. When you return to the login screen, be sure to enter “PennLaw” in the Company field and your PennID in the User Name field.

Replicon log in page

Log in to Replicon

 

How to Submit Your Hours

1. Log in to Replicon. Enter “PennLaw” in the Company field, your Lawkey/Pennkey username, and your Replicon password. If this is your first time logging in, you will need to set your password by following the instructions in “Logging in for the First Time.”

2. You will be taken to the current month’s timesheet. If you need to enter hours for a different month, use the arrows next to the month at the top of the page to toggle. 

Replicon home screen

3. Select the project you volunteered with from the drop down under “Program-Project-Task.” Under “Activity” select Pro Bono Work or Pro Bono Training to indicate if your hours were for work or training.

Adding pro bono hours

4. Enter your hours in the box of the date on which you performed them. You must include comments, describing your pro bono service or training, in the comments box of each Replicon entry.  When you are done, scroll all the way to the right and click “Save.”

5. At the end of each month after you have entered all of your hours, you will click “Submit.” Once you submit your hours, you will not be able to make additional changes. If you submitted your timesheet already and need to make changes, please contact TPIC to unlock your timesheet.

How to Check Your Hours Total

1. Log in to Replicon.

2. On the left side of the page, click on “Reports.”

Report button on Replicon  

3. In the first row of the table under Report Name, click on the hyperlinked “Student TPIC Hours”.

Running report on pro bono hours

4. On this page, click the blue button entitled “Run Report”. You do not need to select any users or filters.

Running report on pro bono hours

5. You will see the total hours you’ve done for each project, as well as the comprehensive number of hours you’ve done in your time at Penn Law.

List of all pro bono hours and their projects

Replicon FAQs