The University of Pittsburgh provides an employee discount platform that provides a broad range of discounts and the opportunity to purchase certain voluntary benefits at group rates through payroll deduction. The program, known as “PittPerks”, includes many practical discounts. This program was initiated in 2015 and new offerings are being added frequently. For more information about the program, click here. Listed below is a sampling:
Automobile Purchases – Through exclusive discounts with TruCar
Computers – Special offers through Dell and Apple are available
Cellular Telephones – Discounts on monthly access plans and accessories through Verizon, AT&T, and T Mobile
Movie Tickets – Discounts through Carmike and CineMark
Pitt Arts – Under the University Discounts section, click on Pitt Arts and find discounts to many campus activities, the Pittsburgh Symphony, Musicals and more.
Travel – Discounts at Disney World, Disney Land, hotels, and car rentals
You may purchase certain benefits at group discounts that may be paid for through payroll deduction. This list includes:
Group Home and Automobile Insurance – Features online quotes and comparisons between MetLife and Travelers
Pet Insurance – Offered through ASPCA
Identity Theft – Offered through MetLife Defender
The PittPerks site may be accessed through the my.pitt.edu portal:
- Logon to my.pitt.edu with your username and password.
- At the top of the page, click on the “My Resources” tab
- Click on “Human Resources”
- On the HR landing page, select PittPerks from the single sign-on menu in the upper right hand corner of the page
For information on referring a vendor or offering a new discount
Suggestions or referrals for new vendors should be submitted to PittPerks customer service at (888) 689-9696 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide direct contact information if available. All inquiries are evaluated by PittPerks and are subject to University approval before activating any offer.
Pitt welcomes and respects individual differences, valuing a diverse workforce as a competitive strength.
Pitt's benefits offerings are among the region's best, including a medical plan with no deductibles, tuition remission, life insurance, optional dental and vision coverage, a contributory retirement plan, and more.