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Credit Unions

Dental & Vision Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • Balance Financial Fitness Program
    FREE financial counseling services for:

    Money Management - realistic spending and savings plans and how to get out of debt

    Foreclosure Prevention - how to avoid losing your home to foreclosure

    Identity Theft Solutions - learn how to recover from or protect yourself against identity theft.

    Call Balance toll free: 888.456.2227
  • NYS-balance
    Employee assistance program that makes your life less complicated with support from NYS-balance.
    User name: NYS Password: Balance or call 866-320-4760
  • Guardian WorkLife Matters Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Call 1-800-386-7055 9am - 8pm, Mon - Fri (EST) or visit website:
    user name: Matters Password: wlm70101
    Emergency Access 24/7
  • SUNY Cortland Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    The EAP Program offers a professional and confidential source of help for people who need assistance with personal problems or concerns.

Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

Health Insurance



  • National Assoc of Pension Plan Particpants
    Pension Plan and investing information in simple, plain-English.
  • TIAA CREF Virtual Webinars
    All new for 2014! Just starting out? Are you saving enough? Are you nearing retirement? Do you have a budget made that includes saving for retirement?
  • ***TIAA on campus appointments
    Our TIAA-CREF representative, Alicia Skaly, will be on campus offering individual counseling sessions:
    All sessions will be in Miller 335 9a - 4p unless stated otherwise:

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9a - 330p, Room 409
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 Room 206
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Room 206
    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Room 206
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Room 206
    To make a reservation, please call 1-800-732-8353 Mon - Fri 8a - 8p.

  • Pension Form Voluntary
    For New Employees and those with less than 1 year of service. This form allows employees to start Voluntary pension contributions taken out of their paycheck.
  • Pension Form Mandatory
    For employees with 1 or more years of service. This form is for the Mandatory deduction (to get the ASC Contribution) and any additional voluntary deductions.
  • Pension Form Cancellation
    Cancel voluntary and / or mandatory deductions
  • Tax Form for Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
    Form 8880
    Find investment information, log on to see your account information, calculate savings need to retire ENTER PLAN # 346958


  • Blue 4 U wellness
    Link to see your personal results and wellness coaching and materials
  • Excellus Nurse Hotline
    You can contact a nurse by phone anytime – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our specially trained registered nurses can provide support and education for members with chronic or complex health conditions or answers to more general health questions. Key Features: •Decision making support and education when you need it most •Triage to appropriate level of care •Information regarding diagnoses, medications, and treatment options •Assistance with finding providers •Nutritional information •Referrals, as appropriate, into the Member Care Management program for enhanced care management Ask a Nurse Today! Call 1-800-348-9786 (TDD/TTY 1-800-421-1220).
  • Cortland Regional Hospital Classes
    Stop smoking, managing blood sugar, grief support and more classes offered locally
  • Blue Cross Wellness Newsletter
    Enter your email to receive this newsletter
  • SUNY Cortland's Tobacco Free Website
    This contains the campus policy and resouces to quit using tobacco
  • Vision Wellness
  • Back Wellness
  • Excellus BCBS Interactive Presentations-Library
    Excellus BCBS Interactive Presentations-Library
  • National Cancer Institute
    Talk to a smoking cessation counselor from the National Cancer Institute at (877)448-7848 or receive information and advice about quitting smoking through real-time text messaging with a National Cancer Institute smoking cessation couselor via LiveHelp.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    To find out more about the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • American Lung Association
    Free online smoking cessation program from American Lung Association, at (800) 586-4872 or visit website.
  • Cayuga Center for Healthy Living
    Call (607) 252-3590 to learn more about tobacco cessation classes or visit website and select "Clinical Services" and click on "Cayuga Center for Healthy Living"
  • Fitness Facilities Around Town
    Fitness facilities around the area.
  • Stop Smoking NY Quit Line
    New York State Smokers' Quitline, call (866) 697-8487 or visit website.
  • Mayo Clinic Quit Smoking Resources
  • Fitness Centers on campus
  • BLUE 365
    Discounts and articles on diets, fitness, medical services, hearing aids, eyeglasses, lasik surgery for Blue Cross Subscribers
  • Health Coach
    Excellus Health Coach Call 1-800-348-9786
    Anxiety disorders? Back pain? Gastroesophageal? Headaches? Knee and joint pain? Osteoporosis? Weight management (diet and nutrition)? Women's health issues? Asthma? Diabetes? Heart disease?
  • Blue Cross Quit for Life
    Get the coaching and supplies to quit smoking. For those with Blue Cross Health Insurance Only.
  • Stop Smoking Video