Part-Time Seasonal/Contingent Staff Benefits Summary

Schedule of part-time seasonal/contingent staff benefits

The information provided here contains only general guidelines and information. If you have questions on eligibility or applicability of a benefit or policy, please contact Human Resources-Benefits by calling 847-214-7988 or 847-214-7125.

Medical Insurance


The Health Insurance Marketplace can help employees evaluate coverage options, including eligibility and cost. Visit HealthCare.gov for information.

Dental/ Vision Insurance


Delta Dental offers special pricing on individual dental insurance policies to ECC employees. More information can be found on ECC’s intranet. Log in via the accessECC portal.

VSP Direct offers individual vision insurance policies to ECC employees. More information can be found on ECC’s intranet. Log in via the accessECC portal.

Retirement Plans


The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) provides retirement, disability, death and survivors’ benefits to eligible SURS participants and annuitants. ECC employees contribute a fixed percentage of gross earnings which is deposited into the employee's chosen retirement plan. In addition, employees contribute a fixed percentage of earnings to fund a retiree health insurance plan.

Employees may elect to participate in a 403(b) tax sheltered annuity plan and/or a 457(b) deferred compensation plan. Both plans allow employees to save for retirement by setting aside earnings on a pre-tax basis.

Additional Benefits


  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program available 24/7.
  • Be sure to ask about discounts provided to ECC employees when frequenting local businesses.
  • See our Work-Life Balance information for other wellness benefits that may be available.