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Employee Assistance Program

Financial Assistance

In an effort to provide assistance, training, and counseling to those who are suffering from high debt and low credit scores, the Employee Assistance Program has partnered with Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp. (DMCC).  As a non-profit organization the DMCC is able to work with your creditors to consolidate your debt, and structure a repayment plan that allows you to build credit while you work down your debt.

A few of the free services provided:

  • Budget Counseling
  • Student Loan Counseling
  • Payday Loan Deferments
  • Online Financial Literacy Programs

FSU employees are also entitled to a 20% to 50% discount on the following

  • Identity Protection and Credit Monitoring
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Bankruptcy Education Certificates

Visit the DMCC website to view the complete list of services available.  These services are available to all FSU faculty, staff, and their families.

Purpose

Florida State University established the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in the Spring of 1995. Since its inception, it has offered a professional support system for the faculty and staff of the University and contracted agencies. The services offered are as diverse as:

Florida State University Mediation Program

Conflict is inevitable. When people work together, disagreements can occur. Usually this conflict can be resolved between the parties with little or no input from other persons. Sometimes, however, the parties need help to resolve their differences. When employees at Florida State University need help in resolving a conflict, they may turn to the Employee Assistance Program Mediation Service for help.

Frontline Supervisor

This informational newsletter deals with issues as diverse as death in a family, divorce, substance abuse, gambling, and/or leadership difficulties. It is published each month and available in an electronic format here.