Work-Life Balance

Employee Assistance Program at SUNY Plattsburgh

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helps SUNY Plattsburgh employees to assess problems, and offer information and/or make a referral to a local provider. The program does not provide counseling services. Read more.

Flex Spending Account

The Flex Spending Account is a negotiated benefit for State employees. There are two parts to the Flex Spending Account: Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAAccount) and Health Care Spending Account (HCSAccount).  Both are types of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). FSAs give you a way to pay for your dependent care or health care expenses with pre-tax dollars. FSAs are voluntary — you decide how much to have taken out of your paycheck and put into your DCAAccount and/or HCSAccount. Read more.

Child Care Center at SUNY Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh Early Care & Education Center opened its doors in September 1985. The Center is a not-for-profit Corporation, licensed by the New York State Department of Social Services to provide care and education for 72 children, most of whom are the children of students and faculty. For more information, call (518) 564-2274

NYS-Ride

NYS (Pronounced NICE) Ride allows employees to save money on a monthly basis on eligible public transportation expenses through pre-tax payroll deductions. The program is sponsored by GOER and administered by WageWorks.  Ferry tickets are a qualified commuting cost for those employees living in Vermont. Read more.

NYS-Balance

This free resource and referral service will help you and your family with work, family, daily life, finances, health, and well-being. Just contact a consultant and describe your need. The consultant does the research and provides a list of resources and referrals. You can also search this website for information, articles, and interactive tools on a wide range of work and life issues.  Username: nys, Password: balance.  You will need to enter your bargaining unit upon login. Read more.