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Benefits for Part-time Employees

Part-time employees are eligible for certain benefits depending on the number of hours worked on a regular basis. Please refer to the benefit descriptions elsewhere on this site.

All Part-time employees, regardless of work schedule, may participate in:

Supplemental Retirement
Plan Benefits Required by Law
Discounted Campus Meal Plan
Bookstore Discount

Regular Part-time employees work a minimum of 1040 hours annually in a regular, budgeted position. Benefits include:

College Retirement Plan
Emeriti Retiree Health Plan
Vacation and Sick time at 50% of the fulltime rate
Paid holidays if the holiday falls on a normally scheduled work day

Regular and Limited Part-time employees may be eligible for:

Flexible Spending Accounts
Commonwealth Choice Health Insurance Option--Massachusetts residents who are 18 years of age are eligible to sign up for any of the various medical insurance options available through the state's Commonwealth Connector. Those signing up will have the advantage of a low cost medical insurance option with the ease of payroll deductions that are paid on a pre-tax basis. Low income employees may be eligible for low or no cost medical insurance through the Commonwealth Care program.

Mass Health Connector Facts and Figures
Commonwealth Choice Payroll Deduction Authorization Form

To get a quote and/or sign up, first contact HR to let them know of your interest, then go to and click on the Employee category. On the next page, enter the Employer ID – 153665.