Staff Council - Carnegie Mellon University


Staff Council serves as the voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon University through policy advocacy and community involvement. 

Staff Council News

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Andy Awards

The Andy Awards Logo

Commitment to Excelence, Commitment to Students, Innovative and Creative Contributions, Spirit, and Teamwork and Collaboration...

Staff members whose work has had a significant impact on the university are recognized for their outstanding performance in these areas. Learn more about the Andy Awards and nominate a colleague or team by the July 6, 2017 deadline. 


Wednesday, July 5, 2017


Staff Council is pleased to offer discount tickets to Hersheypark this summer! Purchases will be made via Hershey's website. Purchase tickets before 7/5/17 for EXTRA savings! Meal tickets, snack vouchers and game vouchers also available! MORE
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

4th of July Celebration

Flag Carnegie Mellon will host a dynamic, family friendly celebration on campus complete with fireworks, music, a BBQ, and Rita's Italian Ice.
Monday, June 12, 2017

Discounted Tickets to Kennywood

For the first time ever, Staff Council will now offer discounted tickets to Kennywood after CMU Community Day.  Tickets are $29.00 with a $3.00 processing fee per ticket.  This is still a significant discount.  Prices at the gate are $47.99.  They can be used any day without surcharges. MORE
Monday, June 5, 2017

Remarks from the Chair on the Resignation of University President Subra Suresh

The Chair of Staff Council, M. Shernell Smith, remarks on the recent resignation of CMU President Subra Suresh. Read more here. MORE
Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Carnegie Mellon University's


6555 Penn Ave

Located near Bakery Square, the second Cyert Center site is a full-day, early-care and education program with classrooms for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.


Ride Sharing Opportunity

We recently had some changes with our van and may now be able to adjust our hours to meet others needs and increase our ridership.  We currently work 8-4:30, however, we would be able to work 7:30-4 if that would help get riders. We would arrive in Oakland probably by 7:10-7:15. MORE

Employee Discounts and Perks

Everyone likes getting a bargain. But did you know that CMU faculty and staff are eligible for special deals just because they are employees of the university?

There are many discounts and opportunities available for CMU employees. Visit  Staff Council Perks & Discounts for links about additional discounts offered to staff.


Upcoming General Body Meeting

Persons who are not representatives on the Staff Council are welcome to attend.

Thursday, Aug 17, Noon
Cyert Hall B6-A & B6-B

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