Benefits & Compensation

Bates College offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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
CIGNA Dental
Alliant Benefit Advocate (help with medical or dental plan issues)
  • Lisa Crane
  • 1-800-410-6571 ext.2049134

  • 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

Ken Emerson
Associate Director
215 College Street