Staff
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All staff members of the University of Pennsylvania are eligible for a PennCard. Staff members whose appointments are processed through Human Resources do not need to show evidence of their status as University employees to obtain a PennCard.

There is no charge for your initial PennCard if you are full-time staff paid directly by the University. There is a $30 fee for all other staff cards.

Please select one of the categories in the drop-down menu to view information on how you can obtain a PennCard.



STAFF

Full-time staff members paid directly by the University are eligible for a staff PennCard.

  • In order to pick up your PennCard, please come to the PennCard center 1 business day after the day you start working.
  • Bring a valid passport or US government-issued photo ID to the PennCard center.

TEMPORARY STAFF

Temporary staff at the University of Pennsylvania are eligible for a staff PennCard.

  • In order to pick up your PennCard, please come to the PennCard center 1 business day after the day you start working.
  • Bring a valid passport or US government-issued photo ID to the PennCard center.
  • Bring a completed PennCard request form with the appropriate box checked.
  • There is a $30 fee for the card. The PennCard center will bill the cardholder’s department as long as the proper 26-digit budget code is entered on the form. If there is no budget code, the cardholder will be responsible for the fee. The fee can be paid by cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard.

STAFF ON LONG-TERM DISABILITY

Staff members of the University of Pennsylvania are eligible for a staff PennCard.

  • Wait 1 business day after your department has made the appropriate changes to your record.
  • Bring your current, non-expired faculty PennCard or a valid passport or US government-issued photo ID to the PennCard center.

RETIRED STAFF

Retired staff of the University of Pennsylvania are eligible for a staff PennCard.

  • In order to pick up your PennCard, please come to the PennCard center 1 business day after your retirement date.
  • Bring a valid passport or US government-issued photo ID to the PennCard center.