Faculty and staff at Penn can take advantage of special discounts on a range of products and services including cars, computers, cell phones, fitness clubs, home mortgages, and tickets to Penn games.

YouDecide at Penn

YouDecide logo it's all about youYouDecide is a convenient portal offering Penn faculty and staff access to hundreds of discounts from local and national providers on goods and services. Providers include arts and cultural organizations, florists, apparel, entertainment, insurance products, home improvement, and many others. Faculty and staff are encouraged to visit YouDecide often to browse through the latest selections. Your PennKey and password are required for access.


Penn Perks: Faculty and Staff Discounts

As a member of the Penn community, you have access to many resources to support you and your family. Penn provides perks and discounts where it matters most…by offering programs or discounts to things like home purchasing, buying a car, cell phone plans, pet care, travel services and more! At Penn, you have access to a variety of resources to support you at work, at home, and your life overall. Take some time to learn more about the offerings that interest you.

Download the List of Penn Perks.

Financial Programs and Services


PNC WorkPlace Banking offers Penn faculty and staff a complete set of money management tools with exclusive features, benefits, and rewards. Click here to learn about the many benefits of WorkPlace Banking and current offers.

Mortgage Programs

Eligible faculty and staff can apply for assisted financing for home purchases through Penn Home Ownership Services.

Car Discounts

Ford and General Motors offer substantial discounts on new vehicles to Penn faculty and staff.

Cell Phones and Service Plans

AT&T Wireless, Sprint Wireless, and Verizon Wireless offer faculty and staff discounts on cellular service plans and phones.

Global Fit

GlobalFit offers Penn faculty and staff and their families discounted rates at hundreds of participating fitness clubs in the Philadelphia area.

Penn Bookstore

Faculty and staff receive a 10% discount at the Penn Bookstore when showing a valid PennCard. Some exclusions (such as textbooks and electronics) apply.

Penn Club of New York

Penn faculty and staff are eligible to join The Penn Club, a 5-star private club that provides access to 150+ reciprocal private clubs worldwide (including Philadelphia) and a clubhouse in Manhattan. Staff rates are discounted compared to alumni rates.    

Penn Vet

Penn Vet offers all Penn faculty and staff a 20% discount off hospital services and substantial discounts at Ryan Veterinary Hospital for Companion Animals. Ryan Hospital Clinical Services offers a drop-off service for pets to minimize work-day interruptions.

Penn Vet employees are also eligible for discounts at New Bolton Center's Hospital for Large Animals in Kennett Square, PA.

Visit to learn more or make an appointment.


Amazon@Penn offers a convenient and secure location for faculty and staff to pick up and return Amazon orders. Visit to activate your Penn account.

PersonalShip is a service that provides members of the Penn community the opportunity to benefit from the University’s discounted rates to send packages via express mail. To begin saving on your shipments, visit


Take advantage of discounts available with participating Greater Philadelphia YMCA locations. Choose one from two available discount options: Pay no joiner fee for any membership or receive 10% off monthly membership fees for new or existing members. View this flyer for details. 

Events and Attractions

Tickets to Penn Athletic Contests

The Penn Athletics ticket office offers special deals to faculty and staff who cheer for the Red & Blue.

Penn Cultural Attractions

Penn faculty and staff enjoy free admission (with PennCard) to the Penn Museum, the Morris Arboretum, and the Institute of Contemporary Art, as well as discounted tickets at Annenberg Center Live.

Companies interested in providing discounts and special offers to Penn faculty and staff should contact YouDecide, Penn’s designated provider responsible for entertaining such inquiries. Click here for more information.