Employee Perks

Educational Perks & Programs

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

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.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided by Synergy EAP Solutions. EAP is a program that assists employees (Faculty, A&P, and SP) in resolving both work related and personal problems that may be adversely affecting an employee’s performance. Some examples include stress, depression/anxiety, conflicts with coworkers, marital and/or family/parenting/elder care issues, financial issues, emotional issues, handling work/life balance, time management, substance/alcohol abuse, mental health disorders.

This benefit is confidential and there is no cost to eligible employees or their family members. The Synergy website has additional resources and links available for both employees and supervisors.

Contact Synergy 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year:Syngery EAP

800-226-7930 OR 239-278-7435



Synergy can also assist with helping employees cope with critical incidents such as workplace violence, trauma, and other emergency response situations. For additional information you may also contact the Department of Human Resources in confidence at 239-590-1400.

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

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. You may report a problem or discontinued discount to hr@fgcu.edu.

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In no event shall FGCU be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Becoming a part of our Employee Discount Program
To become an active participant, please complete our online enrollment form.

Direct any questions regarding the FGCU Employee Discount Program to hr@fgcu.edu.

AAA Auto Club Group

AAA Auto Club Group offers employees of FGCU 3 levels of service. The Primary Member at any one of the levels has a $5.00 discount. All members added to the Primary Member will be added at a 50% discount to the existing discounted. Contact: Bernadette Collier at 239-939-6500 ext 3233.

Rental Car Services

Avis and Budget offer FGCU employees the same rate as the State of Florida business account, using the Leisure Use Rental Codes.

Avis Discount Code: S954700

Budget Offer Code: T118900

Visit Avis or Budget to book your reservation.

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.

Premier Auto Service Center of SW Florida, LLC

Premier Auto Service Center of SW Florida, LLC offers a 10% discount on all services (excluding tires and batteries). To redeem this discount, your valid FGCU ID must be presented at the time of service.