Types of Insurance for Full-time Employees

“The employees of the Dallas County Community College District enjoy an outstanding benefits package, one that is comprehensive and also responsive to the needs of our employees.”
Medical Insurance (2 options)
Prescription 3-Tier Drug Plan       
Dental (3 options)       
Employee Life Insurance (4 levels)
 Dependent Life Insurance
 Mental Health Care
 Short and Long Term Disability
 Accidental Death/Dismemberment
 Health Care Reimbursement Plan
 Child Care Reimbursement Plan
 Retirement Plan
 457 Savings Plan
 Tax Deferred Annuity Plan
 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
 Family Medical Leave
 Military Leave
 Vacation/Staff: 12 days a year 
Vacation/Administrators: 24 days
 Sick Leave/Staff & Administrators: 12 days a year
 Sick Leave/Faculty: 10 days a year
 Catastrophic Sick Leave
 Extenuating Leave Days (2 days per year)
 Holidays (18 days per year)
 Critical Illness Leave
 Bereavement Leave
 Wellness Program
 Developmental Leave**
 Short and Long Term Sabbaticals**
 Faculty Leave Banking*
 Employee Education Credit Program***
 Professional Development Programs
 Jury Duty Leave
 Workers Compensation
Birth, Adoption & Foster: 4 week paid leave***

*Only Full-time Faculty
** Only Full-time Administrator/Faculty
***Eligibility for some benefits may include waiting period.

Year 2018-2019 Medical Premium Rates

Full-time Employees/Retirees

Health Select of Texas   

You Only
$   624.82
$   624.82
$    0.00
You and Spouse
$   982.82
You and Children
$   864.52
You and Family

Employee Retirement System of Texas:

The Dallas County Community College District offers a comprehensive health plan administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. The full details of all health benefits are located at The Employees Retirement System of Texas web page.

Those employees eligible for the full list of benefits are Full-time faculty, administrators and professional support staff, (including temporary full-time). Credit adjuncts may be eligible for health coverage only under certain conditions.

Medical Coverage is effective on the 1st of the month after 60 calendar days of employment in a benefits eligible position. Effective dates vary on leave plans and other supplemental benefits.  Current Employees: please log in to myPortal for more benefits information.

Revised: 6.25.18 tmm