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Employee Incentives


Automotive Incentives

G-Force Automotive in Vandercook Lake offers two great incentives to JC employees. If you need an oil change or other mechanical work, a G-Force Automotive employee will come to JC Central Campus, pick up your vehicle, and return it to Central Campus when the work is complete. In addition, regular oil changes for JC employees AND students are now $24.00. To coordinate the pick-up and return of your vehicle, please call 517.782.8755.


Cellular Discounts

Did you know that if you have a cell phone with Verizon/ Alltel, Sprint, or AT&T you could receive a discount just because you are a JC employee? Please click on the above hyperlinks for more details.



Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank offers JC employees an On The Job Banking option, which gives you more ways to bank, borrow, and invest. So check out the advantages and get started today!   Click here for more information.


Computer Purchase

Need a computer for your home? Full-time JC employees who have completed their probationary period, can purchase a computer for home use via payroll deduction. You can pay for your computer spread over 26 pays. New computers may be purchased every three (3) years. Contact Sandie Beagle for more information.


Connect Your Home

JC students and employees are eligible for a discounted offer on Dish Network. New customers receive a $75 VISA gift card along with:

  • BLOCKBUSTER Movie Pass Free for 12 months on select packages
  • 20 premium movie channels FREE for 3 months
  • FREE Standard Installation
  • HD FREE for Life *$75 VISA gift card is available only to new customers. Click or call for complete details and restrictions.

Click here for other discounts for DIRECTV, ADT, Charter, and Time Warner


Discounted Meals

With the new Continental Services reward card every time you purchase something off the list you will be rewarded points, please see Continental Services for more details.

The points are as follows:

  • 75 points-free 16 oz fountain soda
  • 150 points- $3.00 added to your value card
  • 250 points- free beverage and dessert
  • 350 points- $6.00 added to your value card
  • Daily specials-3 pts
  • Select lunch items-2 pts
  • Select breakfast, dessert -1 pt
  • Select beverage-1/2 pt

Employee Assistance Program - HelpNet

Need some personal counseling? JC contracts with HelpNet to provide no cost, confidential, short-term counseling for regular employees and their family. View the HelpNet brochure.

  • Relationships
  • Addictions
  • Emotional Problems
  • Legal and Financial Concerns
  • Careers
  • Marital and Family Issues
  • Aging Parents
  • Grieving
  • Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Life Enrichment Techniques

For more information, visit helpneteap.com. JC employees can contact Human Resources for the username & password to login to the Work Life Web. Contact HelpNet at (800) 969-6162 to schedule an appointment.


Employee Benevolence Fund

In October of 2006, the JC Foundation established the JC Employee Benevolence Fund to provide assistance to full and part time employees who experience an extraordinary emergency need. This fund is administered through the JC Foundation. An Employee Benevolence Committee has been formed to coordinate the disbursement of funds when requests have been received. The committee's work is nonpolitical, humanistic, and focused on assisting JC employees. The Foundation has been given the discretion to approve emergency requests within the following guidelines and budget parameters set by the Benevolence Committee.

CRITERIA

  • A disaster experienced by a current JC employee or his/her family and a need for funds or services.
  • Items covered may include child care, travel, or lodging related to a family emergency; meals incidental to a medical situation; continuance of insurance premiums for prolonged illness or disability; medical equipment and supplies, and other expenses incurred relating to an emergency situation.
  • The maximum award equals $500. (Omit per person or per occurrence as program language, as to allow for consideration of unique situations should they arise.)

Requests for emergency funds may either be initiated by a colleague, or the individual in need. Please complete the application and return it to Jason Valente in the Foundation office.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Discount

JC Employees now receive a discount when renting a car through Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  Tell them you are from Jackson College and give them the following code: XZ20310 to receive the discount.


Extreme Dodge

Looking to buy a new vehicle? JC Students and Employees can purchase a new vehicle* for 1% below the dealer invoice, contact Bill Van Dam at 517-796-9573 to take advantage of this great offer!

Need an oil change? Extreme Dodge has great deals on oil change packages**, 4 oil changes for only $65, or 24 oil changes for only $245!

*New vehicles exclude SRT.

**Oil Change Packages exclude synthetic oil, and diesels.


FedEx & U.P.S

Need to send an overnight letter? U.P.S. or Federal Express envelopes are available at the switchboard. Complete the delivery information and indicate that the bill should be sent to you. You then pay the carrier directly. To go out the same day it must be to the switchboard by 1:00 P.M., items received after 1:00 P.M. will be picked up in the morning of the next business day. Contact the switchboard, extension O, for more information.

Need to mail a box or have a box delivered to you? You can drop off your packed box at Shipping and Receiving to be shipped via United Parcel Service. Be sure to put your return address and the delivery address inside the box. Type out or print very neatly the shipping address and your name on a piece of paper and tape to the box (you do not need to do a shipping label our computerized system will print the label). Jim Dale will call you with the cost and you then pay the cashier.

You can have U.P.S. make a personal delivery for you at JC Shipping and Receiving. Make sure that it has your name and the JC address. We will sign for it and then notify you that it has arrived. You just need to come to Shipping and Receiving in the Campus Services Building and pick it up. Contents damaged or not what you wanted? You are responsible for the return or resolving any damage claim.

For more information contact Jim Dale at extension 8617.


Flagstar at Work

Open a new SimplePlus checking account and get a $100 cash bonus! Click here for details


Free/Reduced Tuition

Don?t forget about the JC tuition waiver for when you, your spouse or dependents take JC classes. Full-time faculty, staff, and administration receive free tuition at JC. Part-time faculty, and staff accrue tuition credits. Contact Human Resources for more information.

Siena Heights University gives our full-time employees a 50% reduction in their tuition rate on their baccalaureate programs, and a 20% discount on their masters programs to fulltime employees who have been employed with JC for one at least one year. Call extension 8672 for more information.

Franklin University is offering both full and part time employees a discount on tuition.  The undergraduate discount is 15%, while the graduate discount is 10%.  Please click here for the tuition waiver.


Health Clinic

Jackson College has partnered with Allegiance Health to offer JC students and employees medical care evaluation and treatment from the clinic's caring staff. A licensed nurse practitioner and technical staff will be in the office to see patients, make diagnosis and assessment, prescribe medications or make referrals. JC nursing and allied health students will also help as part of their education.

Health Clinic website


Health Management

JC partners with Allegiance Health's It's Your Life Program to offer health management options to JC employees.

Information is key. That is why the first step to health management is to provide you with information about your health. You can do this by completing a Health Risk Appraisal online. Once you?ve submitted your information, you'll have access to a personalized health report, which will identify priority health focus areas for you.

Then, armed with your health report, you can speak with an It's Your Life Health Coach. Health Coaches are trained in exercise science, nutrition, tobacco cessation, and health behavior change. Together, you and your Health Coach will review your health risks and develop health improvement goals and a personalized wellness plan.

If you are interested in learning how to manage your health and would like to be involved with Health Management at JC, please see the Wellness Page for details. 

Participant costs for Staff will be paid by the College in accordance with the ESP Agreement, all others must pay to participate.


Holiday Inn - Jackson Discount

Have guests coming to town, and need some place for them to stay? Or do you just want to get out of the house for the weekend?  Call the Jackson Holiday Inn at 517-789-9600 and let them know you are a JC employee when making your reservations and receive a discount on you or your guest stay.  Standard rooms are $109.00 for JC employees.


Make Jackson Home

Prudential Premier Properties has designed a program for Jackson College students, alumni* and employees that will save you money when you buy real estate anywhere in Jackson County. When you buy a house, you should contact Team Schlecte of Prudential Premier Properties. We will pave the way for a smooth transition with no additional cost to you. If fact, you will end up with extra money in your pocket!

(*Alumni must buy the house within 5 years of graduating.)


Meemic

Meemic puts educators first.  Save up to 35% on auto insurance.  Call 1-855-240-5572 or go to www.meemic.com/savenow


MIS Tickets

You work hard and have earned some fun. JC has partnered with Michigan International Speedway to offer employees and students an incentive for all of their hard work. What could be more thrilling than hanging out with friends at a NASCAR race? Save up to $45 on tickets and enjoy great benefits of free parking, pit access and a $10 concession voucher. Ordering is simple all you need to do is go to www.mispeedway.com/groupsales and you will be able to pick from four different options for each of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at MIS! Share this offer with your family and friends and make a day of it!


Notary Services

Need a document notarized? If you need a personal document notarized they will provide this service free of charge to any JC employee.

The JC notary publics are:

  • Sue Lewis, Nursing Secretary*
  • Melissa Weatherwax, Human Resources
  • Marianne George, JC @ LISD Tech
  • Tina May, JC @ LISD Tech
  • Amanda Janes, Hillsdale Center
  • Sara York, Hillsdale Center

*Sue has the embossed seal that is necessary when you need to send your notarized document out-of-state.


On-Site Day Care

Need day care for your child? ABC Academy operates a day care center on the campus of Jackson College. Priority for enrollment is given to students and then to JC employees before enrollment is opened to the public. Call 768-9323 for more information. JC students and employees receive a 5% discount.


Professional Development

JC believes in giving our employees the tools and opportunities to excel at their career, which is why we provide numerous professional development opportunities throughout the year. Schedule of this months opportunities.


PNC Bank

PNC is offering JC employees the opportunity to earn $100 for just being a customer! Click here for more details.  Click here to see the other benefits of banking with PNC.


Recycling

Plastics can be recycled on the Central Campus at five locations:

  1. On the east side of Potter Center by the Bookstore entrance.
  2. On the west side of the Fieldhouse at the main entrance.
  3. Between McDivitt and Atkinson Halls.
  4. Outside the main door at Campus View.
  5. On the south courtyard at Whiting Hall.

Paper can be recycled in each of the buildings. Potter Center bins are in the back hallway near the Federer Rooms and the other buildings have bins under the stairways. Go GREEN!


Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program

The College has established a tuition reimbursement program with an annual budget of $10,000.00. ESP bargaining unit members may apply to participate in the program and those accepted will receive reimbursement for coursework not offered at JC. Reimbursement will be the amount equal to the current JC tuition rate and will only be paid when the employee provides verification of successful completion of the course (2.0 or higher). ESP bargaining unit members participating in this program agree to continue their employment for a period of one year for each 24 credits covered, on a pro-rated basis, or refund the tuition reimbursement received. Applications must be submitted by April 1st for the coming academic year.


Workout Facilities - Now available at all 3 campuses!

On the  Central Campus, eligible employees can use the fitness center which is located in the Victor Cuiss Fieldhouse. Hours are available upon request. Lifetime Learning (LTL) Courses is excluded from tuition grants with the exception of one (1) LTL Health and Physical Fitness course per semester.

Hillsdale employees and students now qualify for a discount at Anytime Fitness located in Downtown Hillsdale. Your membership includes 24 hour access to all Anytime fitness facilities and tanning at the Hillsdale location only for a low price of $25 per month for 12 months, along with a $30 processing fee. Any additional members from the same household will be $19.99 per month, along with $30 processing fee. Please show your JC ID to receive this discount.

JC has partnered with the Lenawee YMCA to offer Health and Physical Fitness classes. Eligible employees may use their tuition credits to participate in these classes. 

Lenawee employees and students now qualify for discounts at The Fitness Connection in Tecumseh, just show your id and JC employees receive 20% off, while students receive nearly 40% off!

The Centre in Lenawee County is offering a 10% discount for all JC employees!  This discount is based on enrollment, so the more employees who utilize the Centre the deeper the discount! Click here for more details.

New Walkstation

Interested in staying healthy and fit? Then try out JC's new Walkstation. The Walkstation is the combination of a fully integrated electric height-adjustable computer station with an exclusively engineered, low speed commercial grade treadmill. At a maximum speed of 2 mph the Walkstation lets you walk comfortably, burn calories, feel healthier and more energized...all while accomplishing the things you'd normally do on your personal time, such as balancing your checkbook, shopping online, checking your personal e-mail, etc. If you would like to use the Walkstation please e-mail Sandra Phelan.

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