Additional Benefits

New Provider! Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Lamar University is transitioning to a new Employee Assistance Program provider. Effective March 1, 2021, EAP and Work-Life Services benefits will be offered through Humana.

Read Humana's Overview of its EAP Program

 

STARTING MARCH 1, 2021, to access your EAP benefits:

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Lamar University employees can contact Humana’s EAP and Work-Life program to receive guidance and assistance with family issues, finding child and adult care, workplace concerns, legal and financial issues, stress, health and wellness, and any other issues that concern them. The program offers personal, confidential guidance, coaching and counseling for all Lamar employees and members of their household. 

Humana Telephone: 1-800-448-4358
 
 

 

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.