Other Benefits and Services

Athletic and Recreational Activities

Employees may use the facilities at Gosman Sports and Convocation Center with presentation of a Brandeis ID card. Passes may be purchased for spouse and dependent children. 

Automated Teller Machines

ATMs are located in the Shapiro Campus Center lounge, and in the basement of the Usdan Student Center outside the university print shop.


Employees are entitled to a 10 percent discount on most items at the Brandeis University Bookstore, including clothing, books, jewelry, cosmetics and compact disks. Candy and specialty ordered books are excluded.

Break Time for Nursing Mothers

An employee who chooses to breast feed her child will be provided reasonable break times during her work schedule.

>More information: Break Time for Nursing Mothers

Child Care

The Lemberg Children's Center, a nonprofit cooperative day-care center, provides children with a full program of educational and recreational activities. The center is operated by professional staff with the assistance of parents and Brandeis students. Rates are based on family income.

Credit Union

The Metropolitan Credit Union allows employees to save, borrow, obtain a VISA card or use a variety of other available banking services. Transactions are processed through payroll deductions. Enrollment forms are available from the HR benefits department.

Dining Services

Brandeis offer its community a world-class dining program, featuring great menu variety, the highest quality products and service in a relaxed setting. 

More information

Direct Deposit

Employees may have their paychecks deposited directly into up to three different checking and/or savings accounts. Enroll online through Workday or contact the payroll office.

Employee Assistance Program

All employees are eligible for free confidential legal, family and financial counseling through e4health (formerly LifeScope).

Website: www.helloe4.com

(Username: Brandeis University, Password: guest)

Toll Free: 1-800-828-6025

Group Auto, Home and Renters Insurance

Employees may be eligible for discounts on auto, home and/or renters insurance through Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

Library Services

Your Brandeis ID card allows you to enjoy the privileges at the university libraries.

MBTA Program

Eligible faculty and staff may purchase MBTA passes through pretax payroll deduction. Up to $265 of the monthly cost is excluded from state and federal taxable income. The tax savings apply only to T passes purchased via payroll deduction for the employee’s employment-related transportation expenses.

Museum and Theater Passes

The university provides discounted tickets or free passes to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science, the New England Aquarium and most major movie theaters. Tickets may be obtained Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Office of Human Resources. Please bring your Brandeis University faculty/staff ID card.

Purchases must be made by check or money order only, payable to Brandeis University. This program is limited to faculty, staff and postdocs. For more information, call (781) 736-4474.

Landmark/Embassy $9 6
Museum of Science Omni Theater $4 6
Showcase Cinemas $9.25 6
AMC Black*** $10.25 6
Museum of Fine Arts** Free

**Please show your Brandeis ID to get free entrance to the museum.

***Present at box office. Not valid for online redemption. Valid at any AMC Theatres® location in the United States only. Unauthorized reproductions not allowed. AMC exchange tickets are NOT eligible toward earning AMC Stubs® reward. Subject to surcharge for 3D, premium large screen format (e.g., IMAX®, AMC Prime®), alternative content, dine-in-theatres, film festivals, special theatrical presentations and premium services; location surcharges may also apply at select locations, including Disney and Universal properties operated by AMC. AMC reserves the right to change these terms and conditions without notice, including changes and additions to surcharge fees, restrictions or exclusions. For current terms and conditions, a complete listing of applicable surcharges, exclusions, AMC Theatre brands and restrictions, please visit www.amctheatres.com/exchange-tickets-terms.

 Parking Privileges   

Free parking is available to all employees who operate or park a motor vehicle (automobile, truck, motorcycle, motor scooter, or motor bike) on university property. Vehicle must display a valid permit, which are available from the Department of Public Safety.

Religious Services

Religious services are held throughout the year at the Berlin (Jewish), Bethlehem (Catholic) and Harlan (Protestant) chapels. Schedules and more information are available at the Chaplaincy website.

Employee Discounts

The Office of Procurement Services has negotiated special rates on a variety of goods and services with many of our preferred vendors to include discounted pricing that is extended to faculty and staff. For more information visit the Procurement and Business Services website.