Work-Life Balance

Balancing Work, Academics, and Life

Gonzaga's Work-Life programs are an integral part of the University's efforts to help faculty and staff to balance the multiple responsibilities associated with professional, academic, and personal life. The University is deeply committed to developing responsive work environments that are supportive of the obligations to home and community as well as the changes that accompany various life events.

Please take advantage of Gonzaga's numerous resources which can help bring greater balance to the modern complexities of work and personal life. Current employees can learn more by logging in at

Tuition Benefits

The tuition waiver is an internal benefit program that allows eligible employees, spouses and their dependent children to take courses at Gonzaga University. The amount of tuition covered by the waiver is determined by the employee's length of service with the University as established by the Human Resource Office.


All regular employees working a minimum of 20 hours per week are eligible for holiday pay upon their hire date. Click here to download the holiday 2017-2018 holiday calendar.


Gonzaga recognizes that employees may have medical conditions that affect their work life experience and be cause for an accommodation. Please contact Angela Swan at (509) 313-5852 or if you have a medical condition that you believe may qualify you for an accommodation.

Employee Assistance Program (EA)

A Member Advocate from ComPsych Guidance Resources EAP will confidentially consult with employees over the telephone and help employees find solutions and resources to meet life’s challenges. Employees may also receive referrals to support groups, community resources, a ComPsych network counselor or their health plan. The EAP can help with the following issues: childcare/eldercare, alcohol/drug abuse, life improvement, difficulties in relationships, stress and anxiety with work or family, depression, personal achievement, emotional well-being, financial and legal concerns, grief and loss, identity theft and fraud resolution.

(877) 595-5284
login: EAPComplete
(Available 24/7)

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