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Human Resources

Human Resources



Florida Gulf Coast University offers benefits to Faculty, Administrative & Professional (A&P), and Support Personnel (SP) employees. These benefits may include paid annual and sick leave, holidays, state and university sponsored insurance programs, and retirement. Due to the temporary classification of OPS and Adjunct Faculty positions, these employees are not eligible to participate in university sponsored benefit programs.

Employee Benefits Guide

Benefits are a valuable component of your employee compensation, and the University is extremely proud to present our benefits package to you. You have an impressive selection of benefits to choose from, so review this book and carefully consider your personal benefit needs.

Click here to download the Employee Benefits Guide [.pdf - 5.81 MB].

Benefits Orientation

Benefits Orientation provides new employees with an overview of the benefits package, as well as instructions for enrolling through People First. These sessions are held on a regularly scheduled basis.

Click here to view the dates and to register for a session.

NOTE: Student workers, OPS, and Adjunct faculty members are not eligible to participate in University sponsored benefits

Benefit Enrollment

Enrollment in your State of Florida sponsored benefits is performed on the People First Website or by calling 1-866-663-4735. Prior to enrolling in your benefit programs, we suggest that you attend one of our Benefit Orientation sessions or refer to the Employee Benefits Guide for instructions.

Download enrollment brochures and forms at In order to access the website, you will need your People First ID and password that will be mailed following your first week of work.  To assist in your decision making process visit This website includes a wealth of health-related information, as well as Health Insurance and Flex Spending Calculators.