Employee Benefits


Whittier College offers an excellent benefits package for all eligible employees.

All regular full-time and part-time employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week are eligible to participate in the College’s group benefit plans on the first day of the calendar month following their date of hire. 

Whittier College offers the following benefit plans

  • Medical
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Care
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Options
  • Tuition Remission

Detailed information about coverage, limitations, exclusions, co-insurance amounts, deductibles, and premiums will be made available to employees at the time the employee becomes eligible for coverage. Access the Employee Benefits Portal

Whittier College offers the following perks in addition to group benefits to Faculty and Staff

Athletic Center Gym and Pool

Faculty and staff are welcome and encouraged to make use of the Athletic Center's gym and pool. The Athletic Center is open year-round for our students, staff and faculty.

Academic year hours

6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday-Friday
12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Weekends

Summer hours

(beginning second week of June and ending first week of August)
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Monday-Friday
No weekends

All hours are subject to change at the discretion of the Athletic Center. Please verify hours of operation by calling the Athletic Center at ext. 4271.

Student Health & Wellness Center

Faculty and Staff are welcome to visit the Health Center for limited services such as triage care, over-the-counter medicines, blood-pressure screening and more. For a detailed list of services available to Faculty and Staff please review the Health Center's booklet below. For questions on services and/or hours of operation, please all the Health Center at ext. 4400.