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Full-Time Employee Benefits

Summary of Benefits

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 
    Prescription 3 Tier Drug Plan            
    Dental (2 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 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

* Only Full-time Faculty
** Only Full-time Administrator/Faculty

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 first day of the month after 60 calendar days of employment in a benefits eligible position. Effective dates vary on leave plans and other supplemental benefits.

Plan Year 2015 Medical Premium Rates  

Full-time Employees/Retirees

HealthSelect of Texas
You Only $   537.66
$  537.66 $    0.00
You + Spouse $1,153.42 $  845.54 $307.88
You + Children $   949.94
$  743.80 $206.14
You + Family $1,565.70 $1,051.68 $514.02

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.