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Employee Assistance Program

The University System of Georgia provides employees and family members with free, comprehensive support through the Espyr Employee Assistance Program. Support includes counseling, financial and legal consultation, and help with child care and elder care. is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. All UGA students, faculty and staff have unlimited access to's vast library of high-quality and current video tutorials taught by top industry leaders.

Self-Service Portal

The UGA Service website is provided for the employees of the university to access and/or update information related to their employment, including viewing paychecks, leave balances, and personal data.

Training and Development Center

The Training and Development Center regularly holds courses and trainings for faculty and staff each semester at no cost. Courses include the Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion, Emergency Prepardness, and Banner training.

Tuition Assistance Program

University of Georgia encourages full-time faculty, staff, and administrators to participate in development activities and study by remitting tuition for those activities that have been authorized by the employee’s institution. Full-time employees who meet the applicable admissions standards and who have received appropriate prior authorization from their institution may enroll in up to nine academic semester credit hours for each of the three designated semester periods.

UGA Alert

UGAAlert is the name chosen by UGA for the emergency mass notification system made available through the vendor, Rave Mobile Safety. Effective communication is one of the major challenges in emergency management.UGAAlert will be used to improve our ability to communicate prior to, during, and after emergencies. UGA students, faculty, and staff with a valid MyID can register up to three telephone numbers and two email addresses to receive emergency alerts. The system can push out thousands of messages within minutes.

UGAAlert messages are sent via voice phone call, text messaging, e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and the UGAAlert Desktop application.