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Employment & Benefits

This section provides an overview of many benefits available to faculty and staff. In the event of conflict between the overview provided in this handbook and the plan document or insurance plan, the plan document or insurance plan will govern. Complete descriptions are not possible in the handbook; employees should contact Human Resources for specific plan details. The Labor Agreement governs in the case of Union employees in all aspects of this section. Regular employees who have a schedule involving a (.46) FTE or above are eligible to participate in the College’s benefit programs.

Carleton College will comply with all applicable laws such as FMLA, federal, state, and any applicable regulations.

Health Coverage

Regular benefit-eligible employees are offered health coverage effective the first of the month following the first month of employment.  If the employment date occurs on the first working day of the month, benefits become effective immediately.  Employee-only, employee plus one, or family coverage is available. Participation in the plan is voluntary. The plan allows for same sex and opposite sex domestic partner coverage.

Please click on link for information on the health plans.

Keywords: health, insurance, blue cross, PPO

Last Reviewed: Sep 22nd, 2015

Maintained by Human Resources