Human Resources

Work / Life

Hofstra has many offerings to improve your work/life balance. Whether it be personal interests or family needs, this balance is increasingly important. Hofstra's Work/Life programs are designed to help you balance the many responsibilities associated with both your personal life and  your work life -- to help you feel less stressed, more positive, and more productive.

Work/Life Info

Hofstra University Continuing Education offers a broad range of courses, certificates, lectures, and events. For more information and to download the latest brochure, please contact Continuing Education.

Hofstra University is proud to offer its faculty, staff, and students access to 14 free electric vehicle charging stations. These stations are controlled by ChargePoint software and are commercial Level 2 charging stations. For more information, visit Hofstra Electric Car Charging Stations.

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a network of free services provided by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (formerly Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) to help full-time employees and their household members cope with issues experienced in everyday life. Services include short-term confidential counseling and wellness resources.
Services available through the EAP include:
-Face-to-face counseling sessions or online visits via LiveHealth Online (up to three visits per issue)
-Confidential 24/7 counseling and referral
-Child care, adoption, and elder care services
-Financial consultations
-Identity monitoring
-Legal consultations
-Stress management
-Crisis consultations
-And much more!

Review this summary for additional information. Contact the Anthem EAP (formerly Empire EAP) at 800-999-7222 or go to (enter company code: Hofstra). — Employees can received a 15% discounts on their orders when using the code Hofstra at checkout

Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore — Employees receive a 10% discount on merchandise (excludes textbooks) when presenting their Hofstra ID at checkout.

Computer discounts (needs portal login) — Hofstra University has negotiated special offers for educational discounts to make your computer purchases quick, easy, and affordable.

Douglas Elliman — Hofstra employees now have access to real estate, lending, and moving services anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, through the Elliman Advantage Program.

Employee Phone Discounts — The Hofstra University Telecommunications team is pleased to be able to offer the Hofstra discount to its employees for personal mobile services.

Hofstra Fitness Center — Access to the Fitness Center, including group exercise classes, is free to Hofstra employees showing a valid HofstraCard upon entry.

Hofstra Theater Performances — Employees receive 2 free tickets with valid HofstraCard to many performances at the Hofstra theaters. Contact the Box Office at 516-463-6644.

Mobile and home access to Microsoft Office 365 apps — including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, free to employees.

Plum Benefits — offers discounted ticket prices on movies, theme parks, and Broadway shows. Create an account using your Hofstra email and code PLUM30087 to start saving!

Hofstra employees have free access to the Fitness Center, including group exercise classes, cardio and strength training equipment, basketball hoops, and indoor track. The Swim Center, with an indoor Olympic-sized pool and diving boards, is also available for employees free of charge. For more information, please contact the Department of Campus Recreation.

The Hofstra University Museum of Art advances knowledge and understanding through experiences with authentic works of art in varied media dating from the ancient to the contemporary. Open year-round, the museum offers educational and public programs. For more information, contact the Hofstra University Museum of Art.

The Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center at Hofstra University includes a fully licensed early childhood program and four clinics:

- The Diane Lindner-Goldberg Child Care Institute
- Counseling and Mental Health Professions
- Psychological Evaluation Research and Counseling
- Reading/Writing Learning
- Speech-Language-Hearing

Employees and their dependents are eligible for discounts. For more information, please contact the Saltzman Center.

Hofstra Summer Camps have been providing campers entering grades K-12 with an array of summer camp programs in athletics, arts, academics, career discovery, and so much more for over 30 years. For details and for information about employee discounts, contact Hofstra Summer Camps.