Benefits & Compensation

Bates College offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Please see the Annual Benefits Enrollment page for information on your new benefits effective January 1, 2015.

Eligibility for the medical, dental, life insurance, reimbursement accounts and long-term disability benefits begin on the first of the month following one full calendar month of employment.  Listed below is contact information for the various plans.

Benefit Information
CIGNA Medical
  • 1-800-244-6224
  • www.mycigna.com
CIGNA Dental
Alliant Benefit Advocate (help with medical or dental plan issues)
  • Lisa Crane
  • 1-800-410-6571 ext.2049134

lcrane@alliant.com

  • Fax:206-962-2134
UNUM Life/AD&D & Disability
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – provided through Ceridian
Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts – Administered by Group Dynamic, Inc.
Retirement Plans – TIAA-CREF

Benefits Contacts

Brenda Sawyer
Human Resources Specialist
215 College Street
786-6176

Ken Emerson
Associate Director
215 College Street
786-8271