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Lander University offers a competitive benefits package to eligible faculty and staff. Our dedicated employees enjoy the advantages of outstanding insurance and retirement programs offered through the State of South Carolina, as well as other university-specific perks.


Insurance Coverage

The right coverage can give you peace of mind. Our group rates help keep insurance costs reasonable with options that include coverage for medical, vision, dental, life, and more.


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University employees hired into permanent positions have the option to participate in either the South Carolina Retirement System's traditional pension program, the State Optional Retirement Program or Police Officers Retirement System, if applicable.


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Health & Wellness

As a higher education institution, we are dedicated to creating a healthy campus environment. Our campus is tobacco free and our campus wellness programs encourage healthy habits.


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Bearcat Perks

Eligible faculty and staff may take up to 6-credit hours per academic term at no charge. Other benefits include free admission to most athletic and cultural events, professional development programs, discounts at the Bearcat Shop, and more.


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Employee Tuition Assistance

Lander’s Tuition Assistance Program is an employee benefit that allows qualifying Lander University employees to take up to 6-credit hours per academic term for free. The Tuition Assistance Program covers tuition and general fees; employees are responsible for books, required course materials, and any individual course fees associated with their program of study.


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Employment Assistance Program (EAP)

LifeServices EAP, an AllOne Health company, is available to anyone who feels they may need support and resources related to certain personal or work-related challenges that may occur. There is no cost to utilize this service and is also available to family members of each employee.


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