IUP and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education offer a
comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees a variety of
choices to best fit the employee’s individual needs and the needs of
All IUP employees are represented by one of the
Pennsylvania State System’s unions or classified as non-represented
(management). Benefits information is based on the bargaining unit
membership of the employee.
For our employees’ convenience, we have compiled a comprehensive benefit vendor list with contact information.
Please select the link below that best describes your bargaining unit, employment group or status:
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has provided highlights of the various benefit packages for each of the employee groups represented at IUP. (Please refer to individual job postings for the associated employee group).
AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees)
These employees typically perform work in the clerical field, accounting, maintenance and trades, grounds keeping, custodial, and information technology.
APSCUF (Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties)
These employees hold positions as full and part-time teaching faculty,
department chairpersons, librarians, athletic trainers, and faculty members whose basic responsibilities lie outside of the classroom setting.
APSCUF Non-Faculty Athletic Coaches
These employees hold positions as non-faculty athletic coaches.
Management (Nonrepresented Employees)
These employees hold professional and managerial positions
such as accountants, bursars, registrars, human resource generalists, maintenance managers, information technology specialists, and academic deans.
SCUPA (State College and University Professional Association)
These employees typically hold professional positions working in admissions,
financial aid, residence life, registrar, or career services.
SPFPA (Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America)
These employees typically hold professional positions working as patrol
specialist, police supervisor, patrol officer, or security officer.
OPEIU (Office of Professional Employees International Union Healthcare PA)
These employees typically hold university registered nurse, university
certified registered nurse practitioner, or university registered nurse supervisory positions.
PSSU (Pennsylvania Social Service Union/Local 668)
These employees typically hold positions such as social worker, drug and
alcohol treatment specialist supervisor, juvenile court consultant, or licensed occupational therapists.
Current State System retirees: Here is information on the Annuitant Health Care Program (AHCP) or the Retired Employee Health Program (REHP).
Thinking about retirement? Here is more information specific to your bargaining unit.
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Office of Unemployment Compensation website