PWCS Office of Benefits and Retirement Services  


Welcome 2020-21 New Hires!!

Visit Alex to Learn about your Benefits  Check out the PWCS Benefits Guide

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Log into PWCS Employee Self Service when you are ready to Enroll in Benefits!

October is National Retirement Security Month!

Dive Into Your VRS Plan With Virtual Member Education

It’s never too early or too late to start learning more about your VRS plan and benefits. This year, VRS is expanding its offering of online retirement workshops, with both live and recorded webinars that you can access anywhere you have an internet connection.

One topic relevant to all VRS members is retirement security. In conjunction with National Retirement Security Month in October, VRS will host live sessions of two of its most popular webinars: Are You Ready to Retire? on October 20 and Benefit Payout Options on October 22. Register for a session to determine if you are on target to reach your retirement goals and to see which benefit payout option works best for you.


Member Benefit Profiles (MBPs) Now Available in MyVRS

VRS Member Benefits Profile

The 2020 Member Benefit Profiles (MBP) are now available in myVRS. Your MBP provides
Account balance information, retirement eligibility and eligibility for other benefits, such as
Group life insurance and the health insurance credit. MyVRS requires login.  Click New User if you have never registered before.

This year, MBPs sport a fresh design to streamline access to key information about your 
account and projected VRS benefit. Once you log into your myVRS account, select Annual 
Statements under My History in the top navigation bar. The MBP is your annual benefit 
statement based on information your employer reported to VRS as of June 30.

Lincoln Financial Assistance

Need to speak with a Lincoln Financial Retirement Consultant? Click the link below to schedule a virtual appointment while PWCS schools, offices and facilities are closed!

 Virtual Lincoln RC Appointment Scheduler

Find the name of the Lincoln RC assigned to your work location

Visit the COVID-19 Resources page for assistance with all of your concerns and questions.

Flex Plan Extension Details (PDF)

Keep Calm and Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Even in times of crisis, the unscrupulous find opportunities for exploitation. Visit this  Federal Trade Commission infographic (PDF) for advice on protecting yourself. 

From time to time, VRS receives reports from members and employers that various companies or groups have contacted them via email or phone to offer retirement counseling services or insurance products.  

Visit our COVID-19 Resources page at the link above for more information on protecting yourself from scammers, or visit the VRS Security Center


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Click here to visit PWCS Alex Home page for the interactive Benefits Information and Orientation site.  Alex will take you on a journey through all of the PWCS benefits options and help you to choose the best benefits to meet your own individual needs. Alex covers health, dental and vision insurances, flexible spending account options and explains the Virginia Retirement System and our supplemental retirement plans with Lincoln Financial. You do not ENROLL through Alex. Upon completion, Alex will direct you to the PWCS Employee Self Service page (ESS) to complete your enrollment! 



Try PerkSpot, the PWCS Employee Discount Program, and enjoy savings every day!

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PWCS welcomes you to Perkspot - our  Employee Discount Program. This program provides both local and national discounts. Start by Signing up or logging in at Exclusive discounts from your favorite brands.




Tuition Reimbursement

Taking a Fall Class? Planning a spring semester class? 

The PWCS Tuition Reimbursement Program may be able to help you.

Please visit the PWCS Tuition Reimbursement Page for information on the program.


Key points to remember to make sure you receive the correct reimbursement:

  • You must submit your request at the beginning of your class, as soon after registration as possible.
  • Your course must be taken at an accredited university for university credits to be eligible.
  • Courses ending July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 will fall under the 2020-21 fiscal year.
  • You must submit ALL paperwork for approval - Form, Course Description and Proof of Payment. 
  • You must be a current active PWCS employee at the time of your class.
  • You must be a current active PWCS employee when you take a test.
  • You must submit your request BEFORE your course ends.

For any questions regarding the PWCS Tuition Reimbursement Program, please contact Jill Argueta at


Employee Assistance


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Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) understands the  demands and pressures associated with balancing work and personal life can be overwhelming. PWCS wants to be certain our employees are provided with the best possible support and services. ComPsych provides an Employee Assistance Program and work/life balance services for our employees and their immediate family members.

ComPsych Guidance Resources Brochure (English PDF)

ComPsych Guidance Resources Brochure (Spanish PDF)

We all need a support network from time to time. Your GuidanceResources program can help sort it out.  The program is provided free of charge and offers someone to talk to and resources to consult whenever and wherever you need them, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Call us today for confidential help.
Call 844.880.6915  TDD: 800.697.0353 

Register on the Guidance Resources website using Web ID PWCS. You can download the Guidance Resources app by clicking below.

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