Other Benefits

Dependent Tuition

Non-exempt non-union staff may receive a benefit of one-half of Carleton's tuition for children attending Carleton after meeting eligibility requirements. This benefit is not to exceed four regular academic years per child and a maximum of twelve academic years per employee.

Faculty and exempt staff who meet eligibility requirements may receive a benefit of one-half of Carleton's tuition for children attending Carleton, or for children attending any accredited college and university equal to either:

  • The least of
    • 50% of tuition due,
    • 33% of Carleton's tuition,
    • Tuition due minus tuition-based financial aid; or
  • Payment of guaranteed fee and interest on an educational loan equal to 70% of tuition up to 33% of Carleton's tuition while the child is a full-time undergraduate student, not to exceed four regular academic years.

Union staff who meet eligibility requirements may receive a benefit for children attending Carleton of one-half tuition plus one-half actual board charge. 

In all cases, the dependent tuition benefit may not be used for expenses in summer school, special programs, or any other special fees. Any child may receive only one benefit under this policy even if both parents are eligible. Dependent tuition benefits may be pro-rated.

Campus HandbookPlan Documents and Forms 



All employees and their families are welcome to use the HealthPartners Employee Assistance Program. The EAP is a confidential, safe, and easy-to-use resource. It provides confidential in-person assessment and short-term counseling by local professionals for any issue. Family counseling may also be available.

Additional resources such as legal consultation, will planning, ID theft recovery, financial consultation, and tax preparation are also available.

See Health Partner's  Employee Assistance Program and use password Carleton or call 1-866-326-7194 for 24/7 access to all services available.

For EAP access on the go, please visit the app store to download the EAP iConnectYou for your iPhone, Android or web browser. Register using your email and the password 231020.


Long-Term Care

Carleton allows employees to purchase long-term care insurance policies underwritten by Transamerica Insurance Company. This type of coverage is not to treat any illness, but to help if you are unable to perform activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, toileting, continence, transferring, and walking.

To apply or for more information, contact HR (Andrea Zunkel x5989 azunkel@carleton.edu) or Gary Marx, LTC Services, Inc. at 651-402-1303.


Travel Accident Insurance

Employees of the College working at least 17.5 hours per week are covered under an accidental death and dismemberment policy when traveling on College business. The benefit amount is equal to two times base annual salary (minimum $100,000, maximum $300,000). Coverage is automatic.

Plan Documents and Forms 


Workers’ Compensation

In the case of a work injury, any employee must immediately notify their supervisor(s). Both the employee and supervisor are expected to fill out the Accident Report Form, which must be forwarded to HR. 

Workers' Comp Pay and Procedures | Plan Documents and Forms 


Cell Phone Discounts

Carleton employees are eligible for a percentage off of their cell phone bill with AT&T and Sprint. To qualify for the discount:

AT&T - See Carleton College's AT&T Signature Program and enter your Carleton email address and wireless phone number. Or, at an AT&T store, present a recent pay advice, your Carleton OneCard, and code FAN-3098010 

Sprint - Bring a recent pay advice statement to a store and provide code GAUNV_SMN_ZZZ 


Cigna Value-Add Benefits

Secure Travel: Pre-trip planning, traveling assistance, and emergency assistance

Will Preparation: Plan for your family's future and financial well-being 

Healthy Rewards: Discounts on weight management, fitness clubs, vision and hearing care, tobacco cessation, alternative medicine, and more

Identity Theft: Help before and after identity theft

Cignassure: Program for beneficiaries 

Health Advocacy: Maximize your benefit dollars and navigate the health care landscape

My Secure Advantage: Financial health and money coaching