301 Employee Benefits

Eligible employees at Spelman are provided a wide range of benefits. A number of the programs such as Social Security, workers' compensation and unemployment insurance cover all employees in the manner prescribed by law.

Benefits eligibility is dependent upon a variety of factors, including employment category/classification. Details of many of these programs can be found elsewhere in the employee handbook or in the summary plan descriptions.

The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee rate for meals in the cafeteria
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Holidays
  • Jury and Witness Duty Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Care Insurance
  • Personal Leave
  • Sick Leave Benefits
  • Tuition Waiver
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Voting Time Off
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Long Term Care
  • Membership to Credit Unions

Some benefit programs require contributions from employees, but most are fully paid by Spelman. The benefit package for regular full-time employees represents an additional cost to Spelman of approximately 20-38 percent of wages.

Questions regarding the benefits should be referred to the Office of Human Resources.

Policy No.  301  Effective Date:  9/1/2000  Revision Date:  2/26/2010