Advantages of a Purdue Career

Valuable Benefits and a Great Community

The perks of a Purdue career are numerous, offering everything from the satisfaction of working for a nationally renowned university, to the arts and intellectual stimulation, to just living in a great community. What appeals most to you?

Below are just a few of the reasons our employees have chosen a Purdue career.

Benefits and Retirement

Purdue offers your choice of medical plan options. And, to help you with the important responsibility of planning and saving for your retirement, Purdue provides a variety of retirement plans, some of which are linked to the type of position you hold.

Tuition Reduction

Purdue offers a generous tuition fee remission for the employees and their spouses and children.

Paid Time Off

Purdue University offers its employees a valuable and varied package of leaves, including vacation, sick leave, paid parental leave, and military leave.

Center for Healthy Living

The Center for Healthy Living provides the preventive care services that are vital to protecting your health, and treats your illnesses and your ongoing conditions. The center offers support for nutrition, stress management, physical activity and more.

Fitness and Entertainment Perks

Purdue faculty and staff are eligible for employee rates at Purdue’s Recreational Sports Center and enjoy discounts and priority ticket-buying days for athletic and entertainment events.

Discount Programs at Select Retailers and Free CityBus Access

The Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC) works to provide discounts to all faculty, staff and retirees. View the list of employee discounts. The Greater Lafayette CityBus is free to employees who show their Purdue Staff ID. Visit the CityBus website to see campus maps and other routes.

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