Helpful Resources for Employees

Activity Insight - An online software tool by Digital Measures designed to help faculty members collect, organize, and display their data for the purposes of annual reviews, promotion and tenure, and more.

Administrative Information Services (AIS) - Serves as the central University resource responsible for supporting
administrative computing.

Address/Name Change

  • Personal Information: Update information using the W-4 screen in ESSIC.
  • Office Address/Phone: Contact the Administrative Assistant in your unit.
  • Name change in the UCS (e-mail) Global Directory - send an e-mail to

Affirmative Action - A service organization that supports and enhances the University's commitment to diversity, providing expert advice and leadership to colleges, departments, faculty and staff in their efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and ensure an environment free from discrimination and harassment.

Awards - The College and University offer a number of rewards programs:

Background Check (Policy HR99) - Outlines a process for ensuring background checks are completed for any individuals, age 16 and over, (paid or unpaid) who are engaged by Penn State in any work capacity.

Benefits - Provides information on all of the benefits available to full-time employees.

BOX - A document management system utilized throughout the University.


Center for Workplace Learning & Performance (CWLP) - Offers a variety of workshops, seminars, and training opportunities available to employees.

Clery Act - Requires all institutions to collect crime reports from a variety of individuals and organizations that Clery considers to be "campus security authorities."

Conference Rooms

Construction Updates

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employee Self-Service Information Center (ESSIC)

Employment Opportunities (PSU JOBS)

Employment Verification

Exit Interview Officers (Faculty)

Facility Access

Faculty External Consulting

Faculty Senate

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Federal Credit Union

Fellows and Scholars

Financial Officers

Grad Assistantships



Health Matters

Hiring Procedures/Policies

Holidays (University)

Human Resource Representatives (Directory)

I-9 Information

ID Card

Injury/Accident (Reporting)

International Scholars

ITS Alerts

Leave of Absence

Leaving the University

List Serves

Mailings (Postage)

Mandatory Reporter of Child Abuse Training

Maternity Leave

  • See also FMLA

Offer Letters/Memorandums

Office of Government Affairs

Office of Human Resources (OHR)



PAWS – (Penn State Administrative Web Suite)

Performance Reviews

Policies and Guidelines

Post-doctoral Scholars

Professional Development


Ranks (Academic)

Records Management

Required Trainings


Road Closure Updates

Sabbatical Leave

Search Committees

Secondary Titles

Special Academic Titles

Staff Grievance Procedure

State Mandated Collection System (SMCS)


Time and Attendance Record

Training Opportunities

Visa Services

Voice Mail

Wage Payroll

Workplace Poster Requirement

Worker's Compensation

  • See also Injury/Accident