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Staff Amenities

Colorado College provides many great perks to its employees and their families, including the following:

Arts and Crafts - Arts and Crafts classes are available to staff when they are not filled by students. Students have first priority for class signup. 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

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 Drew Cavin at x7613 or email

Bookstore - The CC bookstore honors a 10% discount to all faculty and staff for all purchases on insignia items with a staff ID. We are also able to provide a 25% discount via a digital coupon when the bookstore is downloaded.

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 $90.00 plus tax and includes breakfast or lunch. The dinner club is 15 meals for $105.00 plus tax 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 (10 meals for $50; business meetings only; no tax when purchased with p-card). 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.

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. The cost is $45 per night, and employees 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 the Children's Center website for more information or call to schedule a tour!

Childcare & Household Help - The Career Center is happy to help you post opportunities for short-term or temporary jobs for Colorado College students. If you have a need for childcare, household chores, etc., please email a detailed job description with expectations, pay offered, and contact information to to be posted in Handshake (our job and internship database) under our “Local Odd Jobs Close to Colorado College” to be easily accessible to students.

Computers & Software - Staff and Faculty may have a free copy of Microsoft Office, Mathematica, ChemBioDraw 3D ultra for use on their home computers. Apple and Dell computers are available for purchase at a discount (Apple and Dell computer discount) Software is also available at a discount (software discount). Email, calendar, and contacts sync with a CC email account are also available via an exchange set up 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 Solutions Center (mac laptops, pc laptops, adapters, etc.). We also offer free electronics recycling in the library at the Solutions Center- bring in old computers, microwaves, toasters, radios… pretty much anything electronic to be recycled.

Education Department - The Education department offers several children's summer programs.

El Pomar Sports Center - The newly renovated El Pomar Sports Center is open to all Colorado College students, faculty, and staff.

Gold Card Office - Worner Desk now issues gold cards.

Grand Centennial Apartments - Discount for CC employees: Waive the application fee ($45) and administration fee ($150). Grand Centennial is located at 5225 Zachary Grove, Colorado Springs CO, 80919

Mailroom - The mailroom in Worner sells stamps and can mail parcels through the U.S. Post Office, UPS, FedEx Express, and FedEx 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 x6739.

Notary Services - Notary services are available from these CC employees (please phone first):

  • Lori Cowan - Finance and Administration - Spencer Center #224 X6161
  • Amanda Kolman - Student Life - Armstrong Hall #107 X6689
  • Sarah Biacan - Facilities, Van Briggle Building, X6568
  • Amy Menkhus - Student Life - Armstrong Hall X6684
  • Suzanne Ridings - Anthropology, Barnes #302, X6358
  • Kimberly Taylor - Student Life, Bemis Hall #105, X6200
  • Gretchen Wardell - Career Center, Morreale House, X6893
  • Tara Thomas - Bemis School of Art, Fine Arts Center, 477-4314

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 is encouraged to participate in. For any questions, please contact the Director of Outdoor Education:

ProFlowers - The Colorado College community will receive a 15% discount on an assortment of flowers, plants, and gifts. Use the code BLACKGOLD15 at checkout. This discount does not expire.

SARP - The Sexual Assault Response Program is one of the confidential resources available for staff and faculty, as well (including Chaplains and EAP). Sexual Assault Response staff members can help staff and faculty understand their reporting options and will make referrals for support to EAP or private practice therapists. Call the office at (719) 227-8101 or an on-call advocate at (719) 602-0960

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.

Tech Sandbox - Staff and faculty may use the Tech Sandbox for personal projects if no one is using the equipment for class/research. Also available:

  • CD/DVD copying (11 at once)
  • Adobe Creative Suite Software
  • Color Printing
  • VR

Tutt Library - The rich resources of Tutt Library are available to employees for work-related purposes or personal enrichment. The library offers a wide array of books both popular and academic. Faculty and staff may also borrow materials through Prospector, a unified catalog and interlibrary loan project of many academic, public, and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. In addition, the library offers many thousands of journal and periodical titles, including Consumer Reports and The Economist. 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; and is a federal government depository library. 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 Staff LibGuide or the Tutt Library website.

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-Fri 8:00AM-10:00PM, Sat-Sun 9:00AM-10:00PM. Extended study hours are Sun-Thurs 8:00 AM-2:00 AM. 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. Visit the Writing Center website or call x6742 for an appointment.


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