Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.

Human Resources

Summary of Benefits For Part-Time AFECAAUP Faculty (eligible for medical & dental)

This is a summary of benefits only. For details and requirements, please ask Human Resources for the plan document, AFECAAUP contract, employee handbook, or other controlling document.




About the Plan

Medical Insurance

College pays 50%

Employee pays 50%

After one month

Hospital and medical services through Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Dental Insurance

College pays 100% for


Employee pays difference

for family coverage

1st of the month after date of hire

Diagnostic, preventive, restorative & orthodontic services through Delta Dental of Mass.

403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity Plan

100% voluntary contribution

Upon Employment

Faculty member may contribute on a pre-tax basis to FIDELITY, TIAA-CREF or VALIC.

Workers’ Compensation

College pays 100% of premium

Upon Employment

Compensation (60% wage replacement) for on-the-job injury or death

Social Security

College pays 7.65% of


Employee pays 7.65% of


Upon Employment

Retirement income, survivor benefit, disability insurance, Medical


Employee pays 100%

Upon termination of employment or qualifying event

Continuation of health and dental for employee and/or covered dependents

Employee Assistance Program

College pays 100%

Upon Employment

Evaluation/referrals; family/emotional issues;

child & elder care, etc.



Upon Employment

30% off ArtsEmerson productions. Free rush tickets to select productions.

Campus Bookstore


Upon Employment

10% off of most materials

Child Care Discounts


Upon Employment

Discount at Little Sprouts and The Learning Experience; priority in admissions to The Transportation Children’s Center.

Computer Discounts


Upon Employment

Discounts on new computer purchases


$50 per semester (pro-rated; $10 each month)

Upon Employment

Discounted membership to on-campus fitness center


No charge

Upon Employment

Employee access and privileges

Massage Discounts


Upon Employment

Discounts on Massage at Massage Envy (Back Bay and Arlington locations) and Elements (Brookline location)

Metro Credit Union

No charge

Upon Employment

Array of financial services for employee & family

Faculty Members, their spouses and dependents are responsible for any tax consequences resulting from benefits received by them from the College. (i.e. graduate courses)