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Payroll Office

The Payroll department is responsible for processing payroll payments and withholdings for all employees of The Pennsylvania State University. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service, pay our employees correctly and in a timely fashion.


The Pennsylvania State University Payroll Office
James M. Elliott Building, Suite 101
120 South Burrowes Street
University Park PA 16802

Phone: (814) 865-7621
Fax: (814) 865-9652

Payroll Organizational Chart (pdf).

Payroll Staff and Support Areas

Payroll Staff and Support Areas
Name Email Support Area
Larry Friedken Director of Payroll & Tax Services
Raymond Burke Payroll Manager
Tammy Crater, Asst Mgr Assistant Manager; Pay & Effort, Special Payments, Repayments, Taxable Benefits, 
Charla Culbertson

ACH Deposit Inquiries, Worker's Compensation, LST - Local Service Tax inquiries

Kelli Keller W-2 Requests, 
    Direct Deposit inquiries, Employment verificatons, 
Rita Seyler, Supervisor

Payments for Foreign Nationals Students & Employees, Foreign National Tax Issues, IBIS Forms

Nancy Yoder, Supervisor  Payments for Foreign Nationals, Foreign national Tax Issues, Supplemental Compensation, 
Brandon Rhodes

 Foreign National payroll paperwork, Payment for Foreign Nationals, 
Kathleen Huey  W-2 requests

 United Way, Taxable Benefits, Employment Verfications,