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Penn Transit has introduced several adjustments to its services for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. These changes will extend Penn Transit’s overall coverage area, expand service hours and options for University buses, and better accommodate the considerable increase in ridership that has occurred since announcing the PennTransit Mobile App. Read more.
Step into a healthier year and exciting rewards with Penn’s  Be in the Know  wellness campaign! The 2023–2024 campaign launched on July 1, and continues to provide comprehensive programs, resources, and rewards to support your health and overall well-being. Highlights include: Watch for upcoming communications on the 2023–2024 Be in the Know wellness campaign. For complete campaign details, visit www.hr.upenn.edu/beintheknow. […]
The University of Pennsylvania’s ample paid time off (PTO) benefits have expanded as of the new fiscal year. After thorough review and consultation with leaders from across our schools and centers, the University of Pennsylvania has updated its Paid Time Off Policy with increased accrual rates for new and recently hired staff members. The policy […]
Effective September 1, 2023, the University has raised the discount on Philadelphia regional passes to 50% with a maximum discount of $105 per month. The new discount coincides with the Department of Parking & Commuter Services’ launch of a new program management platform that offers an enhanced user interface and related support services. This 50% […]
Join the Penn cohort of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Council! The Young Professionals Council (YPC) connects ambitious, visionary young people with a strong, diverse network of peers, mentors, and regional business and civic leaders. Penn employees can qualify for YPC membership and gain exclusive access to networking events, service opportunities, […]
The Penn Bookstore invites you to participate in its 2023 survey. Provide feedback on the bookstore’s services and offerings and enter to win one of three $100 Penn Bookstore gift certificates. Click here to respond today!
University of Pennsylvania parents and educators can now browse and borrow more than 1,500 award-winning and notable books for children and young adults, all highlighting diverse characters and experiences, as part of a new initiative at the Penn Libraries. The new and growing collection features English-language books, with selections suitable for the youngest readers up […]
The University launched Workday Learning on March 6. It replaces Knowledge Link, the University’s former job-related learning management system (LMS). Workday Learning connects University faculty, staff, postdocs, and student workers with their required job training and other learning opportunities directly from Workday.
Congratulations to the 2023 WOCAP Awardees! Annually, awards are given in up to six categories: Helen O. Dickens, Joann Mitchell Outstanding Legacy, faculty/staff, graduate and/or professional student, undergraduate student, and community member. Award criteria and details can be found at the Women of Color Awards website: https://aarc.upenn.edu/women-color/women-color-awards Undergraduate: Mya Gordon, C’24Graduate: Kyabeth Torres, PhD CandidateFaculty/Staff: Sharon […]
[Image Text]FREE online courseBenjamin Franklin and His WorldExplore the life of one of the United States’s most important historical figures. Course topics: * Franklin’s early life growing up in the American colonies, rising from having little formal education to a man who could retire in his 40s.* Career as a polymath who did everything from […]