Benefit Plans & Open Enrollment FAQ
This list was developed to answer specific questions about Macalester’s benefit plans and the open enrollment process (typically takes place during the month of November for changes effective on January 1st of the next plan year.)

Sabbatical Leaves
Questions about faculty sabbatical should be directed to the Provost and Dean of the Faculty.

Payroll For Faculty & Staff Paid Monthly
Payroll For Staff Paid Bi-Weekly
Payroll For Student Employees
These three FAQs address common payroll questions by audience.

Time Reporting
This FAQ provides information for employees who report time worked (hourly) or time taken as paid leave (salaried).

Tax for International Visitors
This FAQ provides information international visitors regarding U.S. tax and Macalester’s process related to it.

Taxable Prize or Award/Gift Form
This FAQ addresses gifts or awards (using Macalester funds) given to students, faculty or staff and the tax implications and reporting requirements.