Benefits

Enrollment/Changes
Log on to Penn State's ESSIC system to view and update benefits information or to enroll in benefits.

Beneficiary Designation
Beneficiary information, definitions, and designation form.

Overview of Benefits
Penn State Human Resources' guide to employee benefits.

Retirement Plans Comparison
Review a side-by-side assessment of available employee retirement plans.

Thinking about Retiring?
From email to tuition reduction, learn about the many benefits available to Penn State retirees.

Maternity Leave
Learn the policies and guidelines about scheduling a maternity leave.

Educational Privileges
Find out how you are eligible for tuition reduction and other educational opportunities.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The EAP is a confidential, consultative employee and family resource for personal and work-related concerns.

Employee Special Assistance Fund
This fund is designed to provide financial support for faculty and staff facing a wide-range of personal or family hardships.

Vacation Donation Guidelines
Find out how to request vacation donation, or how to donate your extra vacation days to staff members in need of them.