Macalester offers a comprehensive benefits program designed to provide employees with the resources they need to maintain their well-being in all respects.

Available Benefits

Health Benefits
Health Insurance Nice Healthcare
Health Savings Account (HSA) Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for Health
Dental Insurance Wellness & Health at Macalester (WHAM)
Vision Insurance
Educational Benefits
529 College Savings Plan Dependent Tuition Assistance Program (DTAP)
Staff Training and Development Assistance
Planning for the Future
Retirement Life Insurance and AD&D
Identity Protection Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for Dependent Care Long Term Care Insurance
Time Off and Leaves
Faculty Time Off Benefits Leaves of Absence
Staff Time Off Benefits Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Holidays Workers’ Compensation
Other Benefits and Community Perks
Community Perks Domestic Partners
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Legal Plan
Travel Assistance

Self-Service Portals

Log in to the Benefits Portal to:

Log in to 1600grand to:

  • Complete time sheets and leave reports
  • Review pay stubs
  • Set up direct deposit
  • Elect electronic W2 tax form
  • Review current time off balances


Jason Dempster, Associate Director


Randi Hartman, HR Generalist