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Employee Services

The UC Irvine School of Medicine offers a variety of free resources and services to our staff. 

Please explore the services available to you below and learn how to take advantage of them. 

Employee Resources »
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) »

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential service available to campus academic appointees and staff, including School of Medicine staff and academic appointees with offices at the UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, as well as their dependents.

The EAP program is available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is administered by the Guidance Resources®, an EAP provider since 1978, with oversight from UC Irvine Human Resources.

Services include:

  • Counseling — Speak with highly trained master’s and doctoral level clinicians who will listen to your concerns and refer you for in-person one-on-one counseling.
  • Financial information and resources — Consult by phone with certified public accountants and certified financial planners.
  • Legal support and resources — Consult by phone consultation with an attorney, who will refer you to a qualified attorney in your area for a free 30-minute session and 25 percent reduction in legal fees.
  • Work-life solutions — Consult by phone with a work-life specialist who will recommend qualified referrals to meet your needs in child and elder care, moving and relocation, making major purchases, college planning, pet care and home repair.
  • Online information — Get expert information on a variety of services through tutorials and streaming videos on a number of topics, including wellness, smoking cessation, weight loss, grief and parenting.

There are two ways to access your Guidance Resources benefits:

  • Call 844-824-3273. You will speak to a master’s or doctoral level professional who will guide you to the appropriate services you want.
  • Visit Guidance Resources online at www.guidanceresources.com and enter UC Irvine’s ID: UCIEAP3

Services are available in person, over the phone and online. All services provided under EAP are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via the toll-free number above. Callers need to identify their connection to UC Irvine as either an employee or a dependent of an employee. Multilingual counselors are available. The first three counseling sessions for each issue are 100 percent free and covered by EAP.

After the initial EAP covered sessions, care may be transitioned to UC Behavioral Health Benefits.

Learn more about our Employee Assistance Program ›

Employee Wellness Programs »

UC Irvine values the health and well-being of the everyone within the UC Irvine community.

UCI Living Well, the faculty and staff Worklife & Wellness Program at both the university and medical center campuses supports employees in achieving a more balanced and healthy lifestyle at work and at home.

UC Irvine's commitment to a healthy work culture can be seen in many collaborative endeavors, Worklife & Wellness benefits, programs, services and initiatives.

All UC Irvine faculty, staff and retirees are invited to participate in all UC Irvine Living Well Programs, workshops and events.

Learn more about our employee wellness program ›

Career Development »

UC Irvine encourages staff to advance in their careers. It provides courses and skills training for those who want to move up the success ladder.

There's room for everyone to grow and develop their careers in many interesting, fulfilling ways. Look around and you will find tools for your professional development.

Learn more about UC Irvine career development opportunities › (Log-in required)

Employee Perks »

UC Irvine offers many opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment. Catch a concert, watch a play, attend a lecture or stroll through the university campus and enjoy its natural beauty.

For a more rigorous workout, visit our campus recreation facilities and classes. You also can participate in staff clubs, associations and community groups.

Learn more about employee perks › (Log-in required)

Discounted Tickets »

UC Irvine offers employees the ability to buy discounted tickets for movies, the zoo and more.

Learn about available discounted tickets ›

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