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The Business Services office is located in 201 Conklin Hall.

Office hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ron Swope, Director

Pam Fohner, Staff Assistant

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

The Business office focus is on the educational needs of the campus and provides a variety of services to our workforce and students.  It is our commitment to be a premier provider of quality products, goods and services to our campus community.

As a member of the Business Services team, we will consistently look to deliver outcomes that exceed our customer’s needs and continue to improve processes, safety and the quality of the educational experience for our students, faculty and staff.

The Business office provides services in the following areas:

  • General Services: Purchasing, payroll, safety, campus liaison (Bookstore, Housing & Food Services), fleet vehicles
  • Police Services: Safety, security, environmental
  • Human Resources: Employment, training, benefits, policies, retirement, new employee information
  • Physical Plant: Building maintenance, renovation, janitorial, capital improvements, landscaping & grounds

Useful Links:

Handbooks and Guides
Family Medical Leave Act
University HR Policies and Guidelines
University Holidays
Penn State Office of Human Resources
Campus Online Maintenence Requests
Campus Policies


Frequently requested forms:
Grant in Aid
Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate (W-4)
Group Meal Support Form
Salary Deposit Request
Travel Support Form
Dental Form
Vision Form
Application for Graduate Study Grants at other Institutions
Substantiation Form for Lost or Unobtainable Receipts
Campus Event Registration Form - New!