Voluntary Retirement Program


As a June 30, 2017 VRP Faculty or Staff member,

you are cordially invited to attend an Informational Webinar

Representatives from the Office of Human Resources, Employee Benefits Division, will review the VRP upcoming timeline, benefits into retirement, vacation/sick payout for staff, and address any questions or concerns you have regarding your retirement.

Please follow steps 1 and 2 listed below to join the webinar of your choice.  Attendance is limited to the first 200 participants on each date.

Step 1:  On the date of the webinar, click on the link below to view the presentation.  You will register your name at the beginning of the webinar.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017; 5:00 – 6:00 pm, EST                                Thursday, March 30, 2017; 5:00 – 6:00 pm, EST

https://cc.callinfo.com/r/10lnm5odzg8a9&eom                                 https://cc.callinfo.com/r/1ig977j38nakr&eom


Step 2:  Call 800-747-5150; enter Access Code 8651473 to hear the live audio. 



Voluntary Retirement Program

This information is for VRP-eligible employees only. Any questions or concerns regarding the program should be directed to VRP2016@psu.edu; you will receive a response within 48 hours of sending your email.

To view a recording of a previously offered session, please go to - Recording of September 22, 2016 Meeting


Instructions for Viewing Paychecks and VRP Lump-sum Payment Details

As a retiree, your access to ESSIC (Employee Self-Service Information Center) permits you to view the following Payroll information:

  • Pay Check Inquiry
  • W-4
  • Direct Deposit
  • Year-to-Date Tax
  • Earning Statement
  • W-2 Information

The process to log-in to ESSIC remains the same as when you were actively working: 

  • Go to http: ohr.psu.edu/benefits
  • Click on the ESSIC & Attendance tab
  • Enter your username & password log-in credentials
  • Authenticate as requested

Questions relating to taxes withheld from your paycheck or VRP lump-sum should be directed to Payroll at 814-865-7621

Questions relating to ESSIC log-in issues should be directed to Benefits at 814-865-1473


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