Additional Benefits

New Provider! Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Lamar University is transitioning to a new Employee Assistance Program provider. Effective January 1, 2023, EAP and Work-Life Services will be offered through Interface Behavioral Health.  

Interface Behavioral Health Telephone: (800)324-4327

Interface Behavioral Health EAP Overview  

 Interface Behavioral Health EAP Website 


Family Medical Leave (FMLA)

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of Lamar University to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave. 

Workers' Compensation

The Workers’ Compensation Act covers on-the-job injuries that occur in the course and scope of employment and that result in damage or harm to the body. It also covers occupational diseases directly caused by exposure in the workplace. 

Faculty/Staff Course Enrollment

The Employee Education and Training Plan ("the Plan") provides employees of Lamar University with assistance in obtaining additional college-level education and training to increase their value to the University.

Lamar University Tuition Assistance Program (LUTAP)

LUTAP is designed and intended to provide tuition assistance of 100% of resident tuition to a spouse and/or eligible dependent children of full-time Lamar University employees.

Texas State Employee Discount Purchase Program 

Employees, retirees, and their immediate families can use the program site to receive discounts on many products and services, from computers to theme park passes.