EFSC's Palm Bay Campus reopened at noon today following the morning closure due to City of Palm Bay water system improvements. Palm Bay classes have resumed as of noon, and a boil water order is in place for 48 hours through Friday. Water is safe for hand washing and restroom use, but should not be ingested unless boiled for one minute. Students should contact their instructor about any impact on course assignments. This alert will be updated as needed.


COVID Update:

EFSC has returned to normal pre-COVID operations, with full capacity on-campus classes and events. Click for the COVID Reporting Requirements and the Return to Campus Approval Process which remain in place. See the Student Services Guide for on-campus services available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, plus virtual options. Read the latest updates.

Benefits for Eastern Florida Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct instructors at Eastern Florida State College enjoy several benefits and also what are known as conveniences, access to perks such as entertainment discounts. See below for information on both.

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Direct Deposit

(Procedure 304.1)
Employees are required to set up Direct Deposit or a Cash Pay account in order for the College to securely deposit payroll checks into each employee’s account.

Mandatory FICA Alternative Plan

(Procedure 304.4)
For all part-time instructors, EFSC withholds from bi-weekly paychecks approximately the same dollar amount as previous Social Security deduction by using pre-tax dollars. This amount, as required by IRS, is paid into individual investment accounts and will continue to be owned by the employees even when no longer employed by EFSC.

LegalShield Identity Theft Protection

LegalShield offers legal plan coverage and identity theft coverage for a nominal cost to all College full-time and part-time employees. To obtain information regarding this coverage, please contact the LegalShield representative, Judy Johnson, at 407-761-9059

Workers’ Compensation

(Procedure 307.4)
Employees are entitled to compensation for occupationally-incurred illnesses or injuries for a maximum of 12 calendar days annually.

Employee Tuition Program

(Procedure 307.6)
Tuition Program benefits are available for all full-time employees, regular part-time employees, and adjunct faculty who meet the eligibility requirements. Tuition waivers are only for courses taken at EFSC; tuition reimbursement is for courses taken at other SACS regionally-accredited or CHEA-recognized institutions.

(Procedure 307.7)
A tuition discount is available for employee dependents who meet eligibility requirements.


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1:  Identification Badge

Your College photo ID badge is to be worn at all times while on campus in order to be easily identified by other employees as a person authorized to be in employee work areas.

Your badge may also be used as a library card and as a College pass or discount card for on-campus sports, drama, or music events, and for the College bookstore (discounts on most items).

2:  Athletic Areas

EFSC personnel may schedule and use athletic and wellness facilities (subject to instructional schedule) such as basketball courts, tennis center, physical conditioning rooms, golf range (discounted fee for employees and students). Some activities may not be available on all campuses.

3:  Cosmetology Salon / Dental Clinic

All EFSC employees may take advantage of a wide range of services available in the Cocoa Campus Cosmetology Salon and Dental Clinic. Services are performed by advanced students, under the supervision of professional instructors, at modest prices.