Benefits and Wellness

Holy Cross is proud to offer faculty and staff an overall benefit plan that is both comprehensive and competitive.

2023 Benefits at a Glance

The College provides generous employee benefits that extend beyond the traditional benefits of medical, dental, vision, and retirement savings. Additionally, the College offers a variety of benefits that help its employees maintain a healthy balance between work and life priorities, while building financial security.

A more comprehensive listing of benefits can be found on the your 2023 Benefits Information page.

Contact Benefit Strategies

Have questions?  There are multiple ways to contact a representative.

Monday thru Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm ET
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm ET

Online Chat:
Text-To-Chat: 1-888-401-3539
Toll Free: 1-888-401-3539  Language translation services available (Automated system available at all times)

Plans Offered & Enrollment

Holy Cross offers comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance coverage to employees who are regularly scheduled to work at least 27 1/2 hours per week and a minimum of 40 weeks per year. You are eligible to participate in these programs on the first of the month coincident with or next following your date of hire. These plans operate on a calendar year basis and you may change your elections each year during the annual Open Enrollment period (November). Please note that Open Enrollment is the only time during the year that you can make election changes absent a qualifying life event.

Summary Annual Report

Required Annual Notices - Please see the attached Summary Annual Report for the Health and
Welfare Benefits Plan that has been filed as of Dec. 31, 2021, and the annual Medicare Part D

Notice of Creditable Drug Coverage. These notices are also posted on the HR Benefits website.