College Savings-529 Plan
The Georgia Section 529 Higher Education Savings Plan is the State of Georgia's Internal Revenue Code Section 529 college savings plan. Under the program, any eligible employee may open a college savings account for a child, spouse, him/herself, or another individual.
Customer Service: 1-877-424-4377
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Tuition Assistance Program is available to full time, benefits-eligible faculty, professional & administrative, and staff employees who have 6 months of service by the TAP deadline for the desired academic semester.
The purpose of the TAP is to foster the professional growth and development of its eligible employees.
Click HERE to print a TAP checklist.
You must submit an alternative work schedule or vacation leave request(s) if attending classes during your regularly scheduled work hours. This information should always be approved by your supervisor, attached, and submitted with your TAP application form
Shared Leave Program
Employees may donate a minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 80 hours of sick time to the Shared Leave Program. This is a one-time donation made during the initial enrollment period to be effective for May 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.
An employee who donates leave must retain a combined total of 40 hours of leave in his/her own sick leave account (pro-rated for part-time employees). For example, if you are a half-time employee (.50 for staff or .38 for faculty), a combined total of 20 hours sick leave must be retained.
Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union offers membership to all employees. Once an employee joins the credit union, he/she will enjoy discounts and special rates on a variety of financial products and services. There is a $30 deposit, $25 to open the share savings account plus $5 non-refundable membership fee.
For more information, contact Customer Service at 770/493-4328 or www.gpconline.org.
BB&T offers employees an exclusive package of money saving benefits. Employees will enjoy discounts and special rates on a variety of valuable financial products and services.
For more information or questions, contact Greg Fischer at 404/290-4700 or www.bbt.com.
Travelers Auto and Home Insurance
The Travelers Auto and Home Insurance Program for Georgia Perimeter College employees gives you access to these great benefits:
- Special program rates on quality coverage
- Easy payment options, including Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
- Money-saving discounts and advantages
- Free, no-obligation quotes from licensed insurance representatives or online
Find out how you can get the right coverage at a better price with the Travelers Auto and Home Insurance Program for Georgia Perimeter College employees at www.travelers.com/gaperimetercollege.