Wellesley College provides excellent benefits as one way of recognizing faculty's significant role in the institution's success.

Benefits include health and dental insurance, reimbursement accounts, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, long-term care insurance, employee assistance program, TIAA-CREF, tax-deferred annuity accounts, workers' compensation insurance, FICA and Social Security contributions, extensive use of facilities, tuition benefits, tuition remission for dependent daughters at Wellesley, tuition grants to other accredited institutions, and continuing education programs. 

The Faculty Handbook provides information about faculty benefits.

The Finance Office manages the faculty mortgage program.

A summary of Benefits for Faculty Employees is provided by Human Resources.  The Human Resources department has more information about college benefits at and at


Faculty Housing

In a residential college it is beneficial to the community if members of the faculty live near the centers of campus life. To encourage this, Wellesley College provides more than 100 dwellings of different types for members of the faculty and certain administrative officers. Learn more.

Faculty on Unpaid Leave

Find out details about Wellesley College's unpaid leave benefits for faculty.

Early Retirement

The attached document details Wellesley College's early retirement plan and contains relevant forms.