Additional Benefits

You have a variety of other benefits available as an employee of Lesley University. In addition, the University contributes toward benefits that have been established under state and federal statutes.

These statutory benefits include Social Security, Unemployment Compensation, Workers' Compensation and COBRA.

  • Bank of America

    Lesley University is working with Bank of America to provide employees with benefits that include:

    • Specially priced mortgage loans
    • Convenient phone applications
    • Streamlined loan application process
    • Home loans with no down payment in select areas

    Contact Bank of America at 800.809.0230 for more information.

    Bank of America also provides Lesley University with a Relocation Mortgage.

  • Cigna Healthy Rewards

    From acupuncture to natural supplements, aerobic classes to therapeutic massage. You and your family have health choices like never before. And, as part of our effort to help people make healthy choices that lead to healthier lifestyles, the Cigna Healthy Rewards program offers discounts on a variety of health programs and services–and it’s available at no additional cost if you have a Cigna life, accident, disability, critical illness or accidental injury plan.

    Visit Cigna's Healthy Rewards site (password: savings) to review the benefits and to print out a card that you and your covered family members can present to any Healthy Rewards provider to get your discount.

  • Cigna Identity Theft Program

    Identity theft is America’s fastest growing crime, victimizing almost 11 million people a year. It’s also a silent crime–often taking a year or more to be discovered, leaving victims with a cumbersome, time-intensive process to restore their credit records and good name.

    If you have a Cigna Group life, accident, disability, critical illness or accident injury plan, our identity theft program is available to help if this serious crime impacts you.

    If you suspect you might be a victim of identity theft, call Cigna now at 1.888.226.4567. Their personal case managers are standing by to help you.

    Indicate that you are a member of Cigna identity theft program and group #57.

  • Cigna Secure Travel

    Emergencies can happen while traveling on vacation or company business but help is now only a phone call away with Cigna Secure Travel.

    Cigna Secure Travel® is available to customers covered under Cigna’s Accidental Death & Dismemberment plan.

    To learn more, call Cigna at 888.226.4567. Reference Lesley University's policy number: OK 964780.

  • Cigna Will Preparation Program

    Preparing a will is a critical step to protecting your family’s financial future. That’s why we offer will preparation services at no additional cost, if you have a Cigna life, accident, disability, critical illness or accidental injury plan.

    Visit the Cigna Will Center to register and immediately start building your own personalized estate and funeral plan, including:

    • Last will and testament: Determine what’s to be done with your property when you die, and name the executor of your estate and a guardian for your minor children.
    • Living will: Outline your wishes regarding the use of extraordinary life support or other life-sustaining medical treatment.
    • Health care power of attorney: Allow someone to make medical decisions if you are unable.
    • Financial power of attorney: Allow someone to make financial decisions on your behalf if you are unable.
    • Medical authorization for minors: Empower medical personnel to treat your child if you are not present.
    • Funeral planning resources
      • Informational guidebooks: In-depth, easy-to-understand information to help you prepare your or a loved one’s end-of-life wishes
      • Personal information organizer tool: Keep important personal data, account information, contacts, and end-of-life wishes all in one place.
  • Credit Union Membership

    Lesley University Employees are eligible to enroll in 2 credit unions:

    Contact Metro Credit Union at 877.696.3876 or Harvard University Credit Union at 617.495.4460 to enroll in either of the credit unions.

  • Information Technology Discounts

    Information Technology offers our vendor relationships to faculty, staff and students for purchases for personal use or for times when a department purchase falls outside the scope of IT purchasing.

    The following discounts are available to all students, alumni, core faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff with an e-mail address.

    Laptop Program 

    The Lesley University Laptop Program is a comprehensive service for all students, faculty, and staff to purchase a laptop and receive technical support for their personally-owned computer. Services include repair, virus removal, software installations, and component upgrades regardless of where you purchased your computer.

    Technology Peripherals

    GovConnection is a university preferred vendor for technology peripherals. You can take advantage of discounted pricing by ordering directly from GovConnection.

    CDW-G is a university preferred vendor for technology peripherals. Take advantage of discounted pricing by ordering directly from CDW-G.


    The following discounts are available to all enrolled students only.

    Microsoft Office for Students
    Lesley University provides Microsoft Office to every student free of charge for as long as you are enrolled here. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more available for offline and online use to prepare you for class. As long as you’re a student here and the program continues, you’ll be able to use this software for free.

    Learn more about Microsoft Office for Students.

    Microsoft Product Discount for Students
    Microsoft offers special pricing for students on hardware and other software applications. Microsoft requires you use your email when purchasing software through them.

    Learn more about Microsoft's Student Discount.

    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Students can lease a license the software at a discounted rate of 68 percent. The total cost comes to $19.99/month. Purchase Site.

    The following discount is available for graduating students only.

    Microsoft Office 365 for Graduating Students and Alumni
    Microsoft is offering a discount on Office 365 Personal for graduating students.

    Learn more about Microsoft's Student Graduation Discount.

    Core Faculty and Staff

    These discounts are available to all core faculty and staff.

    Core Faculty & Staff Microsoft Office Home Use Program

    As part of our volume license agreement with Microsoft, all benefits-eligible staff and core faculty are eligible to get a licensed version of Microsoft Office for home use for free. Both Microsoft Office 2016 (for Windows) and Microsoft Office 2016 (for Mac OS X) are available.

    Confirm your eligibility through Microsoft. Microsoft provides documentation on how to install the software after you've confirmed your eligibility.

    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Faculty and Staff can purchase a one-year subscription for $9.75. This license is an extension of our current volume license. Purchase Site.

    Sprint mobile phones and wireless service

    Available to Lesley employees at a reoccurring discount up to 23 percent off your monthly bill. 

    Activate a new discounted line of service with Sprint.

    Existing Sprint Customers will need to verify their Lesley affiliation and update their account on Sprint's website.

    Adjunct Faculty

    These discounts are available to all adjunct faculty.

    Microsoft Office

    Adjunct faculty can access web versions of Microsoft Office for free.

    Adjunct faculty can purchase the desktop version of Microsoft Office at a discounted rate from GovConnection.

  • Sprint Discount

    Save up to 18 percent off Sprint services.

    Learn more about the Sprint Discount.

  • Verizon Wireless Discount

    You may be eligible for exclusive savings from Verizon Wireless—America’s Largest 4G LTE Network. Take advantage of discounts on your monthly Calling or Data Plan, devices and accessories.

    Get started today by visiting the Verizon Wireless Discount Program.

  • Working Advantage

    Save up to 60 percent on tickets (movies, entertainment), travel, and shopping.

    Lesley University employees receive exclusive discounts on SeaWorld, Busch Gardens,, AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas,, Universal Studios, Omaha Steaks, FTD as well as hotels, sporting events, family events, Broadway theatre, and more.

    Enroll for Free

    1. Go to and create your account with the University member ID: 99031292.
    2. Start shopping.

    Receive 100 bonus Advantage Points for registering online. Advantage Points are accrued in your personal account when you place orders online.

    Order online anytime, or by phone at 1.800.565.3712 Monday through Friday 8:00 am–6:30 pm or Saturdays 9:00 am–5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).

  • The Work Number

    Buying a Home? Renting an Apartment? Leasing a Car? Applying for a Loan? Proving your employment or income has never been easier.

    Introducing The Work Number®

    We all encounter life events that require the verification of our employment or income by authorized parties. The Work Number is an automated service that accelerates this process by providing verifiers/requestors ("Verifiers") —including mortgage and automobile lenders, credit card companies, property managers, public assistance agencies and others—your employment or income information1 instantly. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, more than 200,000 fully credentialed Verifiers utilize The Work Number during their decision-making and account review processes, and because your payroll information is in the system, you can receive services and benefits faster. For more information, click on the links below: