WorkLion is Penn State's HR portal; it houses HR resources and a WorkDay payroll system. Through WorkDay, Penn State employees can submit timecards, review paystubs, and enroll/review benefits. 

WorkLion also hosts an HR Knowledge Base with detailed information on HR services provided by Penn State, including worker's compensation, employee and family resources, retirement information, recruiting/hiring/transferring policies and proceedures, leaves of absence, and time tracking, in addition to manager specific information. 

Getting Started: 

You can find out more about WorkDay through the service's FAQ page. To access the HR Knowledge Base, you must login to WorkLion directly. 



  • This is an active service


  • Any Penn State employee with a valid Access ID; faculty, staff, wage-employees, and student employees all have access to WorkLion



  • There is no charge to Penn State employees for this service


  • Get help with WorkLion by contacting the WorkLion Management Team, referring to the HR Knowledge Base in WorkLion, or by calling HR Services to speak with an HR professional at 814-865-1473