Category: News and Announcements

Penn HR has created an extremely helpful resource for staff for managing life events. This resource was featured in the PPSA September Event titled ‘Parenting Up and Down’. You can access the guide online at
Penn has entered into an expanded agreement with, an online video training service that provides instructional videos covering a wide range of software products, technologies and business topics. The agreement includes all Penn full-time and part-time faculty and staff. With hundreds of course offerings and new courses added weekly, provides a convenient learning experience. Courses are […]
This fall, Penn Dining introduced new options – Faculty & Staff Dining Plans, which include a 5% discount on purchases and on-line preordering for pickup and delivery through the new Tapingo app (at select locations.) Any Faculty member or Staff employee who is employed full-time or part-time with the University or the University Health System […]
The SEPTA Travel Center @Penn located in the Penn Bookstore is now the go-to destination on campus to purchase a SEPTA Key, the transportation authority’s new fare mechanism now that tokens are no longer sold.  Additional information about the SEPTA Key card program may be found at
The departments of Penn Transit and Parking Services have launched a new website ( that integrates the University’s transit, commuter, and parking programs into a convenient, one-stop portal for access by the Penn community. Created to address and support the many audiences these departments serve, the website brings together the two different sites into a […]
Career Coaching is a free, confidential support service for full-time and part-time staff who have been employed in their current position at Penn for at least one year. It provides consultations about career planning, skills, and mobility. Avail yourself of individual coaching sessions, learn to assess your skills and values as they relate to your professional […]
Penn Guardian is a free app that is available to all Penn community members. It was developed by the University’s safety partner Rave Guardian, a service utilized on college campuses across the country. Read more and get download links here:
The Ryan Hospital at Penn Vet is pleased to offer all Penn employees a 20% discount off hospital services. Penn employees also receive substantial discounts through the Ryan Hospital’s Primary Care Service. The Ryan Hospital offers a drop-off service for pets to minimize work-day interruptions. Lean more about the Ryan Hospital’s clinical services or making […]
The healthcare system is complex, and can sometimes be difficult to navigate. Where do you turn when you’re confused by medical bills or need help finding the right doctor? And what can you do if you try to schedule an appointment, only to be told that the next opening isn’t for another six months? You […]