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.



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 Henry Smith today to learn about the many benefits of WorkPlace Banking and current offers: 215-585-4858 or

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, Sprint Wireless, 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.

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


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 a new membership, visit any YMCA location listed here and present your PennCard. Existing members can sign up for a discount at their home branch.

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.