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

*Only Full-time Faculty
** Only Full-time Administrator/Faculty
***Eligibility for some benefits may include waiting period.
Vacation/Staff: 12 days a year 
Vacation/Administrators: 24 days a year
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***

Year 2017-2018 Medical Premium Rates

Full-time Employees/Retirees


HealthSelect of Texas

You Only
$   621.90

$   621.90
$    0.00

You and Spouse
$   978.22
You and Children

$   860.48
You and Family
Employee Retirement System of Texas:

Full-time employees participate in the Teachers' Retirement System or Optional Retirement Plan. DCCCD does not participate in Social Security.

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, www.ers.state.tx.us.

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.