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The Penn Professional Staff Assembly (PPSA) serves monthly paid staff members of the University of Pennsylvania. PPSA provides a forum through which staff can engage in dialogue about issues facing the University and higher education. To find out more about us, please visit our website or subscribe to our newsletter.


News and Announcements
  • Central PennKey Administration Station location transition (Starting Nov. 1, 2013)

    The central PennKey Administration Station for Penn faculty and staff is transitioning this fall. Currently, PennKey Setup Codes can be obtained at: ISC Customer Service 3401 Walnut Street Suite 265B (using “B&C Wing Entrance”) Mon-Fri, 8 am – 4:30 pm As of November 1, 2013, the Central PennKey Administration Station for Penn faculty and staff […]

  • Penn Vet Benefits for all Penn Employees

    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 […]

  • Office of the Ombudsman – Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution

    The Office of the Ombudsman serves as a confidential, informal, impartial and independent resource to members of the Penn community who are experiencing difficulty, conflict, or confusion in their work, studies, or life at the University more broadly. The Office serves staff, faculty, and students, and offers an accessible and safe place to resolve differences, […]

  • An Advocate for Your Health

    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 […]

  • “Like” Arts@Penn!

    Keep your Facebook feed full of Arts & Culture at Penn.  Like Arts@Penn on Facebook!

  • Penn’s Tax Offset for Same-Sex Domestic Partners

    If you’re covering a same-sex domestic partner under a University medical plan, you can take advantage of a policy to help reduce the taxes you pay. Visit http://www.hr.upenn.edu to learn about Penn’s tax offset for same-sex domestic partners.