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 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.

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. Call or email Debra McAnney today to learn about the many benefits of WorkPlace Banking and current offers: 215-585-7207 or

Credit Card
Bank of America offers Penn faculty and staff the BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ credit card. Bank of America helps support the University of Pennsylvania with every account opened and for every purchase that you make with the card.

Credit Union
Penn faculty and staff at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Health Systems and its affiliated institutions, as well as their families, can join the U. of P. Federal Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution that offers a variety of banking services.

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

Faculty and Staff Discounts

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, Nextel, and Verizon Wireless offer faculty and staff discounts on cellular service plans and phones.

Computer Connection
The Penn community receives an academic discount on computers and computer products.

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.

Ryan Hospital at Penn Vet
The Ryan Hospital at Penn Vet offers all Penn faculty and staff a 20% discount off hospital services and substantial discounts through the Ryan Hospital's Primary Care Service. They also offer a drop-off service for pets to minimize work-day interruptions. Lean more about the Ryan Hospital's clinical services or make an appointment.

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 Penn Presents.

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.      

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Penn faculty and staff can become members of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and benefit from 52 weeks of free admission, plus free tickets to special exhibitions, discounted rates at the museum store and restaurant, and more.

Philadelphia Orchestra
Penn faculty and staff can receive up to a 20% discount when purchasing tickets to select Philadelphia Orchestra concerts. Listen to captivating performances by one of the most famous orchestras in the world—and save money while you do.

Six Flags Theme Parks
Penn faculty and staff can enjoy savings of up to 50% off the regular price at Six Flags Theme Parks (Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor and Wild Safari) when buying tickets or a season pass online. You’ll have discounted access to rollercoasters, water slides, exotic animals and much more.


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.