7 Things Students Need to Know:

1. PennKey

A PennKey username and password is required to access many of Penn's online resources and services. Your PennKey is unique and you should never, under any circumstances, share your PennKey password with anyone.


2. Microsoft Office 365 & Email

GSE students are eligible for a PennO365 for Students account free of charge. As part of the PennO365 service, you can install the latest version of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on up to five (5) personal computers and mobile devices. You also receive access to Micorsoft Office Online and 1 TB of storage on OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud data storage and collaboration solution. (Note: Your O365 password is the same as your PennKey password.)

3. Secure Your Computer

GSE students are eligible for the following software free of charge. Using these in combination with two-step verification will help you work and learn more securely. See Penn IT security for students.

4. Apps for Learning and Research

Canvas is the university's learning management system. In addition, GSE students have access to a number of additional learning, research, and collaboration technologies.

5. LinkedIn Learning

As a Penn student, you have access to the full catalog of LinkedIn Learning video tutorials free of charge. Learn how to maximize your use of about Office 365 or just about any other software or soft-skills!


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7. Featured Resources


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