Voluntary Benefit Plans and Discount Programs

GSU Voluntary Plans

Georgia State University provides several GSU specific plans for employees and their dependent to enroll voluntarily.  Enrollment for these plans cannot be completed on the ADP portal.  An enrollment form (links below) must be completed and returned to the Benefits Office via scan, fax or in person in order to enroll.

USG Voluntary Plans

In 2017, the University System of Georgia will offer four new voluntary benefits plans for active benefits eligible employees.  Enrollment for these plan is completed through the ADP portal.  To learn more about these plans below click the links below.

New for 2017, the USG Critical Illness plan, offered by Aflac, can help you recover from the financial stress of a serious illness.  This coverage assists you with meeting financial obligations, such as out-of-pocket medical bills and deductibles, as well as indirect costs like mortgage payments and other living expenses.  The plan provides cash benefits when an insured person is diagnosed with or treated for a covered critical illness. You will receive a lump-sum benefit to help with out-of-pocket medical expenses and living expenses that can accompany a covered critical illness.

The USG Accident plan, offered by Voya Financial, can protect you from the financial impact of an accident by helping to offset out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and copayments.

No medical questions or tests are required.

The USG Hospital Indemnity plan, offered by Voya Financial, pays a daily benefit if you have a covered stay in a hospital, critical care unit or rehabilitation facility. Your benefit can help you with medical expenses (such as deductibles and copays), travel costs and everyday expenses like child care, utilities and groceries. No medical questions or tests are required.

The new USG Legal plan, underwritten by Nationwide® Insurance, provides support for personal legal issues. The plan offers access to a national network of attorneys, plus concierge-level help in navigating common individual or family legal issues, including:

  • Home and residential: Buying a home, landlord or neighbor disputes
  • Financial and consumer: Debt collection, bankruptcy
  • Estate planning and wills: Will, living will, healthcare power of attorney
  • Auto and traffic: First-time vehicle buyer, traffic tickets
  • Family: Separation, divorce, name change, prenuptial agreement
  • General: Identity theft, civil litigation defense

USG Discount Programs

Enrollment for these plan is completed through the ADP portal.  To learn more about these plans below click the links below.


Take advantage of employee-only discounts through the Perks at Work discount program. Find discounts on things like Home & Auto Insurance with companies such as MetLife, Allstate, GEICO as well as many other programs and services.   Log in to USG Perks at Work to start saving today– Enroll at any time throughout the year!

LifeStyle Benefits offers discounts on helpful services. Choose one of four packages to meet your needs. The table below outlines your options for 2017:

Package Options Option A Option B Option C Option D
Emergency Roadside Assistance
Identity Theft Protection
Fax Help Line
Pet Care
Fitness Club Discounts
Member Cost per Month $8.34 $9.50 $9.52 $11.16