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‚Äôs benefit programs.

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

Employment & Benefits

Moving Expense Reimbursements

Moving expenses for new staff may be provided if deemed appropriate. The amount of approved moving expenses will be confirmed in the letter of employment. All requested reimbursements require adequate documentation with a list of expenses supported by original invoices, receipts, etc. Moving expenses paid by the College will be included as taxable income in accordance with current Internal Revenue Service regulations. Typically, Carleton agrees to reimburse for reasonable moving expenses as defined by the IRS. Moving expenses should be submitted within six months of your start date or an agreed upon timeline.

More information regarding moving expenses and how to submit expenses. 

Last Revised: November 17, 2020

For: Staff

Last Reviewed: September 9, 2022

Maintained by: Human Resources