Colorado College provides many great perks to its employees and their families, including the following:
Colorado College Provided Amenities
Arts and Crafts - Arts and Crafts classes are available to staff when they are not filled by students. Students have first chance to sign up for classes. For a small charge, staff may sign up at Worner Desk beginning on the Friday before the block begins, providing spots are still available. We have around 15 classes each of the eight blocks of the year. The list is available online as well as a printed copy at Worner Desk, during the third week of each block for the next block classes. Classes meet twice a week for two-hour sessions, and materials are provided. Contact Jeanne Steiner for more information at x6769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Athletics - Many Colorado College athletics sponsors offer discounts to CC employees and students. see the CC Tigers website for more information.
Baca Campus, Crestone, Colorado - Private visits by CC staff and faculty are offered as a benefit to CC employees. The Baca can be reserved on weekends, holidays and during the summer months for a minimal fee. To make a reservation, please call Rita Zook at x6686 or email email@example.com.
Bookstore – The CC bookstore offers new CC staff a free T-shirt, along with birthday and anniversary discounts. AR accounts receive a 20% discount on supplies orders. Check cashing is also available. For more information click here.
Business Office – The CC Business Office provides staff with free Notary services (call Barbara Mitchell x6693 or Lori Peck x6161); Gold Card – can be used at Wooglin’s Deli; Banking relationships – A list of banks that provide banking services for staff is listed here. ; For more information see the Business Office website.
Campus Dining Services (Bon Appétit) – Bon Appétit offers a lunch and dinner club, and business meal vouchers as amenities to CC employees. The lunch club is 15 meals for $60 and includes breakfast or lunch. The dinner club is 15 meal for $75 and includes breakfast, lunch or dinner. The meal vouchers are a book of $5 lunch vouchers that faculty or staff can use for business meetings. All of these are valid in Rastall only. Lunch and Dinner Club can be purchased at the Rastall register and are loaded onto their individual ID card. Vouchers can be purchased at the register.
Career Center –The Career Center can help you post open positions, whether for professional or even personal reasons. Babysitting, house sitting, pet sitting, watering plants, driving kids back and forth to things in the afternoon, research, anything you might need to hire someone for.
Computer and Advanced Technology (CAT) Lab - Staff and faculty may use the CAT Lab for personal projects, if no one is using the equipment for class/research. Also available:
- VHS to DVD/digital video transfer
- CD/DVD copying (11 at once)
- Adobe Creative Suite Software
- Color Printing
- Lynda.com (free access to all software tutorials, with help files. Accounts available for "checkout")
CC Cabin – CC faculty/staff may use the cabin for personal use. It may be reserved for one night at a time, additional nights may be available if no other groups/department/classes/etc. have requested the time. Cost is $30 per night, and folks can contact Lynnette DiRaddo to make the reservation.
Children’s Center – The Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center provides care for infants through preschoolers and also offers an afterschool care program. Please visit our website for more information or call to schedule a tour!
Computers & Software - Staff and Faculty may have a free copy of Mathematica, ChemBioDraw 3D ultra for use on their home computers. Apple and Dell computers are available for purchase at a discount (Click Here) Software is also available at a discount (Click Here) . Email, calendar, and contacts sync with a CC email account are also available via an exchange setup on smartphones and the Help Desk can assist employees with that setup. Employees may also borrow a wide array of items from Media Services (cameras, microphones, webcams, projectors, ipads, etc.) and the Help Desk (netbooks, mac laptops, pc laptops, adapters, etc.). We also offer free electronics recycling on the 2nd Tuesday of every block at the Barnes loading dock – bring in old computers, microwaves, toasters, radios… pretty much anything electronic to be recycled. If you bring a CRT monitor (the big chunky ones) or TV though, please bring a check for $10 made out to CC to help us cover the cost of recycling those.
Education Department – The Education department offers several children’s summer programs. Click here to see the latest offerings.
El Pomar Sports Center – The newly renovated El Pomar Sports Center is open to all Colorado College students, faculty and staff. Click here for more info.
Gold Card Office –Worner Desk now issues gold cards, more info can be found here.
Mailroom – The mailroom in Worner sells stamps and can mail parcels through the U.S. Post Office, UPS, Federal Express, and Federal Express Ground as well as mail letters and parcels to foreign countries. The mailroom does not handle certified mail or COD’s. Bins are provided for intra-campus mail. For more information call x6799.
Outdoor Programs - Staff have access to rent any outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags, tents, stoves, telemark skis, snowshoes, cookware, backpacks, and much more from the Ahlberg Gear House located on Weber St at the same rate as students. The Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym is available free of charge for staff wishing to climb or learn new skills. All equipment and classes are free of charge. Staff can sign up for the classes on our web portal called SUMMIT linked off of the main CC Outdoor Education website. Human Resources and Outdoor Education is beginning to offer staff/faculty outing trips and special events that staff are encouraged to participate in. For any questions,please contact the Director of Outdoor Education: Ryan.Hammes@coloradocollege.edu.
SARC - The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator is one of the confidential resources available for staff and faculty, as well (including Chaplains and EAP). Tara Misra can help staff and faculty understand their reporting options and will make referrals for support to EAP or private practice therapists.
Shove Chapel – Shove Memorial Chapel was dedicated on November 24, 1931, and is “open for services of any and all denominations.” Today, we continue a tradition of hospitality to persons of all faiths. As the college schedule permits, the chapel is available for religious gatherings, individual prayer and meditation, special events, weddings, and memorial services. Please call the chapel office at x6638 for more information. The chapel tower roof offers an exceptional view of the campus. The seminar room on the lower level hosts several weekly support groups and various meetings as well as the late night coffee house Sacred Grounds.
Tutt Library – The rich resources of Tutt Library are available to employees for work-related purposes or personal enrichment. As part of its collection of over a half million volumes, the library offers a wide array of book titles covering topics that will be sure to meet any interest of Colorado College staff. Faculty and staff may also borrow materials through Prospector, a unified catalog and interlibrary loan project of twenty-three academic, public, and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. In addition, the library offers many thousands of journal titles, in print and online, which may be used in the library or photocopied. Remote access to library databases and electronic journal collections is available. The library also has a special collections department that houses college archives, local history materials, and rare books. Tutt Library is a government documents depository library since 1880, with over 300,000 government publications. Whatever your need, there are reference librarians on duty to assist you in finding information and to help you navigate the many databases and information resources available at the library. Drop by the reference desk at the library or call x6662 for reference help. For more information about the library, visit our Web site.
Worner Information Desk – The Worner desk is a communication and information center for all campus and community events. Tickets are available for hockey games and other campus events; or employees may schedule the use of all public meeting rooms on campus, arrange for self-guided tours of the CC campus, visit the lost and found, or borrow items such as magazines and newspapers, poster-making supplies, sidewalk chalk, and many other supplies. Desk hours are Mon, Tue & Wed close at Midnight, the other nights at 10 PM. May have reduced hours at special times of the year (half block, spring break, end of the year, etc.)
Writing Center – The Writing Center offers help at any stage of any writing process including applications, letters, resumes, grants, essays, etc. Along with our student tutors, we also staff a professional tutor and an English as a Second Language instructor. Daytime and evening hours are available. Click here to visit our Web site or call x6742 for an appointment.