Employee Assistance Program

Human Resources

Employee Assistance Program


The University provides an Employee Assistance Plan through Unum. Employees are encouraged to seek confidential help in areas of work-life balance, personalized financial counseling and emergency travel assistance. The following services are available :


  • Work-Life Balance Assistance Program assists employees in finding solutions to the everyday challenges of work and home as issues involving emotional and physical well-being; childcare and/or eldercare referrals; personal relationship information and counseling; legal consultations; financial planning and counseling; stress management, and more. To learn more contact 1-800-854-1446 (English), 1-877-858-2147 (Spanish) or 1-800-999-3004 (TTY/TDD) or online at www.lifebalance.net (user ID and password are lifebalance).


  • Emergency Travel Assistance for travel during business or pleasure, in the United States or around the world. Services include: guaranteed hospital admission; emergency medical evacuation to medical facilities; prescription replacement; and care and transport of unattended minor children. For more information contact 1-800-872-1414 (within the U.S.), +U.S. access code 609-986-1234 (Outside the U.S.) or medservices@assistamerica.com. Use reference number: 01-AA-UN-762490.

Brochures can also be obtained through the Office of Human Resources.