COCC Employee Benefits

Central Oregon Community College offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a broad range of employer and employee paid benefit options. Benefit eligibility differs by employment status.

Click on the links below to view the Benefits available to each classification of employee.

COCC Staff and Faculty

Active Benefited Staff Full-Time
(1.0 FTE)
(.75 FTE)
(.50 FTE)
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
(employees pay a portion of the premiums)
Composite rate
Tiered rate
Tiered rate
Basic Life & Accidental Insurance Yes Optional Plans Optional Plans
Long-term Disability Insurance Yes Optional Plans Optional Plans
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Yes Yes Yes
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Yes Yes Yes
Sick Leave Yes Yes
Prorated by FTE
Prorated by FTE

Vacation Leave

6 mo* 6 mo*
Prorated by FTE
6 mo*
Prorated by FTE
Bereavement Leave Yes Yes Yes
Fourteen Paid Holidays Yes Yes Yes
Tuition Waiver for Credit/Non Courses Yes / 6 mo* Yes / 6 mo* Yes / 6 mo*
PERS/OPSRP (College pays required 6% to the program) 6 mo* 6 mo* 6 mo*
Deferred Compensation Retirement Plans 403b and 457b Yes Yes Yes
Reduced Transit Bus Pass Yes Yes Yes
Family Access to Mazama Gym facility Yes Yes Yes
Bookstore Discount (employee only) Yes Yes Yes
Free Microsoft Office Downloads Yes Yes Yes
Staff Wellness Programs (Weight Watchers, Staff Fit, Yoga, etc.) Yes Yes Yes

 Yes = Eligible first of month following date of hire
6 mo* = Must complete 6 month eligibility period before benefit applies