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Human Resources

Benefit Eligibility


Full-Time - Benefit Eligible Employees
  • Faculty with more than .50 FTE
  • Staff with more than .53 FTE (20 hrs / week)

The full benefit package includes medical, dental, life, AD&D, long-term disability, flexible spending, and retirement contribution.  $50/mo stipend  if  medical  is waived.


Part-Time and Temporary
  • Faculty with less than .5 FTE
  • Staff with less than .53 FTE

Part time employees are eligible to contribute to individual retirement plan contributions. Time off and sick time are prorated for part-time staff. Faculty and Temporary Staff are not eligible for time off or sick time.


**Campus Facility Benefits are available for all employees.**


New Employees

The effective date of benefit coverage is the first day of the month following the date of hire.

The eligibility date for the College’s contribution to the retirement plan is first of the month following one year of employment, unless you meet the exception guidelines outlined in the TIAA Retirement Plan Policy.


  • Spouse or Domestic Partner

Requires a completed Affidavit of Marriage / Domestic Partnership during enrollment. 

  • Dependent children (up to age 26 )

Domestic Partner coverage for medical and dental is deducted post tax. Employees will pay taxes on the additional amount Lewis & Clark College pays toward coverage for a Domestic Partner and his/her covered children.