Human Resources

Access information about employment, benefits, and forms at Penn State with the following links and information.

HR Shared 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 Shared Services with any of their HR needs, including recruiting, payroll, benefits, and more.

  • Contact HR Shared Services by phone at 814-865-1473 during hours of operation (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday)
  • Submit an online inquiry via WorkLion

Penn State Human Resources

Penn State Human Resources' website offers information for current and prospective employees, as well as managers and retirees.

Penn State Policies

Penn State policies are listed in the online Policies Repository. Penn State Policies provides the current, 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‚Äôs 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.

Forms can be found using the online form locator.


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. 

Employment Information

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