Penn State Information Technology Resources

Penn State employees have access to a variety of information technology resources. From file storage solutions to connecting from other locations, you will find several of those resources on this page. 

PSU Access Account

Work.psu.edua personalized view of information related to your Penn State Access Account. You'll also have access to tools designed to help you change your password, change your forwarding e-mail address, and edit directory information. In addition, you'll have access to the latest ITS Alerts and other helpful links. 

Employee Self-Service Information Center (ESSIC) -  Human resources portal for Penn State. Here you can enter attendance, view pay stubs, select benefits, and access tax information.

You@PSU.EDU - Penn State's performance management program (“YOU@PSU”) has been designed to effectively manage talent and performance and ensure that each member of the community understands how they fit into the success of Penn State.

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) - Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is mandatory for all faculty and staff. Penn State’s Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) service provides a second layer of protection to a user’s digital identity, as well adding protection to data, systems, and services. Learn more here and manage your 2FA preferences here.

Get Connected

PSU Wireless - Learn more about getting connected to the PSU wireless internet service.

Meeting.psu.edu - Video conference software available to all PSU faculty, staff and students.

Data Management

LionPATH - LionPATH is Penn State’s student information system, which provides students with access to their academic, registration, and financial records.

Students can enroll for classes, view/accept their financial aid awards, and view their tuition bills. 

iTwo - Used to create reports from the LionPATH data

File Storage

Box at Penn State - Box is a secure, cloud-based, commercial file storage, sharing, and collaboration service.

PSU Technology Support

Penn State Service Management PortalThe Penn State Service Management Portal is the number one location for services and support for information technology (IT) at Penn State.

Software.psu.eduSoftware at Penn State is a cost-recovery service of Penn State, providing software titles to the University through discount volume licensing.  Free shipping is available on all orders as well as digital distribution options for most titles.  Contracts are added and renegotiated on a regular basis and requests from the community are always welcome.

Learn with PSU

IT Learning and Development - Learn how to use a variety of software and apps, teaching technologies, Penn State administrative systems, and more.

Learning Resource Network (LRN)Penn State's faculty and staff can access content that includes core business skills, project management, business acumen, faculty development, technology, professional growth, compliance, and many more. Use the network's easy access to browse for, register for, and track learning opportunities.

Lynda at Penn State - Free video tutorials on Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and more—all free to Penn State faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students

 

About

The faculty and staff of Networking, Computing and Training Services are proud to be an organization within the College of Engineering’s Dean’s Office. This small but extremely dedicated assembly of personnel work in four groups that support the College’s educational, research, and administrative operations.

Networking, Computing & Training Services (NCTS)

149 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710