Penn State Human Resources

The Penn State Human Resources’ website offers information for current and prospective employees, as well as our retirees. The website allowes you to access information about employment, benefits, and resources at Penn State.

HR Services is the University-wide approach to helping employees, retirees, and prospective employees with their HR needs.

Employees can reach out to Penn State HR Services for any of their HR needs, including recruiting, payroll, benefits, and more.

  • Contact HR Services by phone

814-865-1473 during hours of operation (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday).

  • Submit an online inquiry via WorkLion.


WorkLion is the central resource for Penn State HR services, payroll, attendance and more. As part of WorkLion, employees can access the HR Knowledge Base for a range of information including benefits, performance management, and manager tools, as well as Workday (our Human Capital Management system), and the Learning Resource Network (LRN).

Employment Information

Prospective and current employees can view employment opportunities and related information on the Penn State Jobs website.

Penn State Policies

Penn State policies provides the official policies and guidelines approved and made public by the Board of Trustees and  officers of the University. University policies are policies with broad application throughout the University system, designed to enhance the University’s mission, promote operational efficiencies, and reduce institutional risk. Such policies help ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, promote ethical standards and integrity, and are approved in accordance with applicable procedures.