Penn State University Employee Benefit: Sick Days | Glassdoor

Penn State University Sick Days

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Employee Comments

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  • Aug 05, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Middletown, Pennsylvania

    It was not applicable since it was a part time position.

  • Nov 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Manager in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Flexible understanding of illness and family needs.

  • Oct 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in State College, Pennsylvania

    No Sick days for graduate students.

  • Jul 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Project Manager in University Park, Pennsylvania

    You can accrue an unlimited number of sick days during your employment time.

  • May 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nutrition Education Adviser in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

    8 hours sick time earned for every month worked. Also, 40 hours of family sick time per year (comes out of regular sick time, not in addition to)

  • Apr 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineering Specialist in State College, Pennsylvania

    You are able to take sick days whenever you want. You are able to save as many as you like, being awarded 8 hours per month.

  • Apr 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Data Analyst in State College, Pennsylvania

    PSU allows for 1 day a month and can be accumulated as long as you're an employee. Should you leave for another position or retire, they do not compensate for unused sick days.

  • Feb 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Student in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Professors don't care how many sick days you take, as long as you get your work done.

  • Feb 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research/Teaching Assistant in State College, Pennsylvania

    Faculty is very understanding and caring in terms of accommodating and helping with conditions related to ill health.

  • Dec 16, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in University Park, Pennsylvania

    The schedule is flexible, so sick days are not necessarily established, but you can still use them as necessary. This is one of the perks of being a graduate student.

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