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 non-union employees who have a schedule involving a (.46) FTE or above, and Union employees who have a (.50) FTE or above are eligible to participate in the College’s benefit programs.

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

Employment & Benefits


Carleton College does not tolerate fraud.  Reports of suspected fraud should be immediately reported to the appropriate supervisor, Human Resources and/or via the College’s Community Concern Form or Whistle Blower Hotline.  Reports will be investigated and corrective action will be taken, including appropriate employee disciplinary action.  Reports of fraud in connection with research activities will be investigated, and corrective action will be taken in accordance with the College’s policy on Misconduct in Research.

For: Staff, Faculty

Last Reviewed: February 5, 2024

Maintained by: Human Resources