Facility memberships are available through a payment and ID system for Colgate employees and their immediate family. A facility membership card or a Colgate ID is required for the use of the Fitness Center, Lineberry Pool, Huntington Gym Courts, Sanford Field House Tennis Courts, and Sanford Field House Track. Colgate employees can use facilities during open hours by producing their Colgate ID. To view the facilities and hours, click here.
Colgate provides scholarships or subsidies for employees whose children attend Chenango Nursery School (CNS). The goal of the scholarship fund is to help make CNS affordable for more Colgate employees. There is some flexibility in the established guidelines based on individual circumstances. There are also other outside sources of funding that may be available to employees. For more information on CNS or on financial aid, contact Denise Dinski at 315-824-1810. All inquiries and applications are completely confidential. Visit the Chenango Nursery School website here
“CPR Anytime for Family and Friends” is a nationally approved course that is sponsored by human resources. The student health center staff instructs this 50-minute course that reviews CPR for adults and children, care for choking emergencies, and a discussion on risk reduction for cardiovascular diseases and other health problems. The CPR Anytime courses are normally offered in March.
Colgate has partnered with Viverae, an innovative wellness program provider, to help employees lead a healthier lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. Viverae’s offers periodic on-site biometric screenings, wellness coaches, and a variety of health tools, nutrition and physical activity trackers, and education resources through their secure website. For additional information on CU Well program, please click here
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
is designed to help with problems related to substance abuse, marital and family issues, financial or legal concerns, and job stress and other personal problems.
The EAP provides confidential, short-term, solution-focused counseling (usually 4 – 6 sessions) for employees and families. For longer-term counseling needs, a referral is made to appropriate resources within the community. Your needs are matched with the most appropriate and most cost-effective resources and are coordinated with your health insurance coverage.
Family Services Associates (FSA) is Colgate’s EAP provider. FSA is the largest integrated out-patient provider of mental health and substance abuse services in Onondaga County with offices in Liverpool, Syracuse, and DeWitt. Colgate employees and their families may be seen at any of the above locations or at their satellite location in Hamilton at 58B Utica Street. Please call 315-451-2161 for a free, confidential appointment.