Employee Perks

Employee Assistance Program

Effective January 1, 2021, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided by Kepro. Kepro EAP will be available to provide services to all employees and their dependents free of charge. Our EAP has an abundance of resources to help you manage everyday challenges or significant life events through a robust support network and is available 24 hours per day/365 days per year. Some of the services offered by Kepro include the following:

  •  Confidential counseling and support
  • Online and mobile access to resources and referrals
  • Management and Organizational services
  • Legal services
  • Financial services
  • Eldercare & Childcare support & resources 
  • See flyer for additional details 

 From time to time, everyone experiences situations that affect their general well-being. The FGCU Employee Assistance Program is a resource to help employees be successful at meeting their responsibilities and creating solutions that allow employees to be healthier, happier, and more productive. Remember, this is a free service provided by the University and is available to you 24 hours per day/365 days per year.

To learn more about our FGCU EAP, please visit www.mylifeexpert.com and enter company code: FLORIDA to set up your online account. You may also print this wallet card for convenience. 

Family and Friends Relationships Webinar

July 10, 2024 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM 

Establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship requires monitoring and utilizing emotional tools to keep those relationships strong. In this class, participants will take part in interactive and lively discussions on the misconceptions of relationships, the meaning of fulfillment, the importance of communication, and the real definition of happiness. This class will conclude with the key ingredients for a successful relationship and create an action plan to strengthen our relationships and recognize areas we can improve upon.

To access, please visit www.MyLifeExpert.com and log into your account to register. If you are creating a new account enter the code: Florida. The online seminars are located on the right-hand side of the homepage, or you can search by title. 

Available anytime, any day, the EAP is a free, confidential program to help you balance your work, family, and personal life. To speak with an EAP Consultant call 833-746-8337.

July Webinar flyerTip sheet

FGCU Perks & Programs

Special Events

Travel the World With FGCU Academy

Through unique and interesting itineraries, FGCU Academy travel guests have the opportunity to experience life outside the classroom, visit historic sites with local guides, experience another culture – its customs, cuisine, language and history – and delight in conversation and laughter with fellow explorers who share a love of travel and a sense of adventure. These excursions are sure to impress and delight you.

Discover all of the Academy's 2024 and 2025 land tours and cruises using the link below. 

Please call 239-434-4838 with any questions. 

Travel itineraries

Educational Perks

First floor of the library

Tuition Fees Programs

The Tuition Fee Voucher Program provided by the University allows full time employees and their spouses and/or dependents with financial assistance for ongoing education with a total of 6 credit hours per semester for FGCU courses.

For more information on policy and application, please visit Tuition Voucher Form & Guidelines

The Tuition Reimbursement Program is designed for eligible employees who are accepted in degree programs of study not available at FGCU that assist them toward enhancement and growth in their current roles and that assist the University in its goal of talented and dedicated faculty and staff.

For more information on the policy and application, please see Tuition Reimbursement Form & Guidelines

Tuition Assistance Policy

Little Eagles Learning Center

Little Eagles Learning Center

The Little Eagles Learning Center (LELC) is an Educational Research Center for Child Development (ERCCD) on the FGCU campus accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The center nurtures and cares for the children of FGCU students and employees in a safe and lifelong-learning environment.  Affiliated with the College of Education, the center offers high-quality early care and education to 58 children between 6 weeks and 5 years old.

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225 Current Registered Students

About 17% of the employee pool participates in the FGCU Tuition Voucher Program for themselves or a family member each fiscal year.

Eagle ID Perks

With the issuance of an Eagle ID, Faculty and Staff are granted special perks.
Access includes: Building access, aquatics center entry, Intramural sports and equipment rentals, Bookstore discount for full-time employees, Library book checkout/online database, Access printing/copying in the library.

Additional information can be found on the Eagle ID website.

Eagle ID Office

University Recreation & Wellness Memberships

FGCU employees are eligible to purchase a discounted membership to the following:

  • Full access to the University Recreation & Wellness Center, Lee County/FGCU Aquatics Center, Waterfront, and SoVi Pool
  • Full access to Group Fitness and Intramural Sports
  • Early Eagles
    • Access to the University Recreation & Wellness Center from 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM on weekdays
    • Access to the University Recreation & Wellness Center during normal operating hours on weekends
    • Access to all other facilities every day during normal operating hours
    • Access to Group Fitness during the above times
    • No access to Intramural Sports


Employee Discounts

The FGCU Employee Discount Program (EDP) is a free service offered to Florida Gulf Coast University employees. Any discounts offered through the FGCU Employee Discount Program may be discontinued at any time without notice.  

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Rental Car Services

Avis and Budget offer FGCU employees discounts on car rentals. To book a rental car for leisure travel, please visit https://www.carrental.com/abgPartners/sof/

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual offers a free quote and additional savings on auto insurance when they call 800-699-5298 or visit Liberty Mutual.

*Coverages underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Equal Housing Insurer.

Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting

Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting offers a 20% off a purchase of $2999 or more for paint service or body work. To redeem this discount, your FGCU ID must be presented at the time of the estimate.