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Additional Benefits

Employee Assistance Program - REACH

A confidential and professional counseling service provided to help you and your family resolve job-related, personal and family problems. The program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (800)950-3434.

Vision Benefit Discount Plan

Discounts are offered to full time employees and their spouses and children for: eye exams, glasses, frames and contacts by a group of WV Board Certified optometrists and ophthalmologists at Regional Eye Associates in Fairmont, Morgantown, and other locations in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.  Please show your Fairmont State or Pierpont picture ID card at your appointment.  Brochures and member cards are available in the Benefits office.


College Savings Plan is a qualified tuition program sponsored by the state of WV. Payroll deduction is available. For information call 1-877-574-3542 or visit or

Wellness Program

A workplace wellness program is available for employees and students to make healthy lifestyle choices. Wellness programs held throughout the year. The Falcon Center (the student activity center) offers a fitness area, pool, sauna, whirlpool, all types of fitness equipment and a four-lane cushioned track. Information and memberships can be obtained by calling (304) 368-7222.

Visit the Falcon Center for Wellness Program Information

Visit the PEIA Pathways to Wellness Web Site

Educational Opportunities

Tuition and Fee Waivers for eligible full-time faculty, staff, and their spouse and dependents under age 26 may be available and approved.

Contact Financial Aid (304)367-4213 for forms and eligibility requirements.