Encompass Employee Assistance Program
Faculty and staff also have access to Encompass, a third party employee assistance program (EAP) which offers 24/7 crisis support, consultation, and coaching. Faculty and staff have seven free sessions as a GVSU benefit.
- Create an online account at www.MyLifeExpert.com using the company code: GVSUNI. Learn more about My Life Expert and creating an account.
- Contact Encompass by calling 1-800-788-8630.
- Review your complete list of Encompass benefits including mental health counseling, work/life resources, personal assistants, medical advocacy and financial/legal resources.
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Encompass EAP Virtual Scavenger Hunt
For the Fall 2020 semester, GVSU HR is running a virtual scavenger hunt to help you become more familiar with Encompass EAP’s website and find resources and support you didn’t even know you had. Make an account with Encompass, explore your resources, and earn prizes! Click here to visit the Encompass EAP Virtual Scavenger Hunt page and learn more about how to get involved.