Guest Affiliations

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Adjunct Faculty - used for faculty with an Adjunct appointment (temporary or auxiliary in capacity) at Penn.

CHOP - used for employees of Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania.

Courtesy - used for individuals affiliated with a specific University department.

Emeritus and Retired Faculty - used for people who were once faculty, but who have retired (withdrawn from their professional life). Emeritus faculty are retired but retain an honorary title corresponding to that held immediately before retirement.

Guest (Non-Persistent) - used as a last resort, when no other categories seem to fit. This is used for people who have a short term association with Penn. This affiliation does not require an US SSN to be declared. Non-Persistent guests receive a PennKey which is not based on their name, but on a sequential number.

Guest (Persistent) - used as a last resort, when no other categories seem to fit.

Medical Resident - used for physicians receiving specialized clinical training in one of Penn's hospitals.

Monell - used for employees of Monell Chemical Senses Center.

Overseer - used for members of a Board of Overseers, which is the advisory body to the dean of a school or director of a major University unit.

Retired Staff - used for people who were once staff, but who have retired (withdrawn from their professional life).

Senior Associate - used for people enrolled in the Senior Associates Program, which is a program through the College of General Studies that allows people aged 65 and older to be silent auditors in undergraduate lecture classes in SAS.

Service Provider/Consultant - used for those hired to provide services, such as contractors and outside consultants, etc.

Trustee - used for people who are on Penn's Board of Trustees, which is solely responsible for formal institutional governance and fiduciary responsibilities.

University Business Agent - used for employees of Penn's outside-contracted business affiliates.

Visiting Faculty - used for faculty of other academic institutions who are visiting Penn.

Visiting Scholar - used for those doing scholarly work, but not directly affiliated with Penn.

Visiting Student - used for students enrolled at other academic institutions, but studying at Penn.

Volunteer (Non-Persistent) - used for people who donate their time and efforts to Penn without financial compensation. This is used for people who have a short term association with Penn. This affiliation does not require an US SSN to be declared. Non-Persistent volunteers receive a PennKey which is not based on their name, but on a sequential number.

Wistar Faculty - used for faculty of the Wistar Institute.

Wistar Staff - used for employees of the Wistar Institute.

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