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 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.
Eligible faculty and staff can apply for assisted financing for home purchases through Penn Home Ownership Services.
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.
GlobalFit offers Penn faculty and staff and their families discounted rates at hundreds of participating fitness clubs in the Philadelphia area.
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 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 www.vet.upenn.edu/veterinary-hospitals 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 shopsatpenn.com/amazonpenn 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 www.upenn.edu/personalship.
Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA and Regional Y Alliances offer a 10% monthly membership discount to
all Penn employees with valid PennCards. There is no joiner fee for new Penn employee memberships. To receive the discount on
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.