Provost Administrative Affairs
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Provost Administrative Affairs provides budget and finance, human resource, technology, and capital project planning and support to the centers reporting to the Provost. The office assists departments with effectively stewarding their resources consistent with University policies and processes.
Exception to the Hiring Freeze Requests
As of April 13, 2020, there is a University-wide hiring freeze for all new and replacement positions, except for grant-funded positions, through June 30, 2021. No hires should be made unless they have been approved through the exception process. Please visit our Exception to the Hiring Freeze Request page (PennKey Required) for details and to submit your request.
Policy regarding Remote Work Expenditures
Purchasing Services has released the financial policy and guidance concerning Remote Work Expenditures with the purpose to ensure the appropriate stewardship of University funds as we support remote work. For the full policy, please see Financial Policy 2330.
To return to work on campus, employees and/or HR Analysts must complete specific items. Please visit Return to Campus to review and complete these items.
For up-to-date information and University news and announcements regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/.
Penn's Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS) has prepared safety information and resources for all employees, research labs, and essential employees.
If you have any questions, please reach out to your Human Resources Director.