Employee Incentives

  • Cellular Discounts

    Did you know that if you have a cell phone with Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile you could receive a discount just because you are a JC employee? Please click on the 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!

  • 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 Benefits

    Jackson College employees now have access to an exciting new benefit!  Simply visit the Connect Your Benefits website to create a free account for instant access to exclusive discounts on Internet, TV, Home Security and more in your area!

    • Save big on the home services you use daily
    • Receive anywhere between a $25 to $100 Visa prepaid gift card upon purchase
    • Nationwide coverage means your entire family can participate
    • Quick & easy order process only requires a 5-minute call
  • Discounted Meals

    Jackson College employees receive a discounted rate on the meal plan during the Fall and Spring terms.

  • 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.


    • 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.

    Requests for emergency funds may either be initiated by a colleague, or the individual in need. Please complete the application.

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    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.

  • Evergreen Resort

    Located on 327 beautiful acres outside the city of Cadillac, our four season, northern Michigan resort is home to 27 holes of golf, 117 guest rooms & suites, and much more. Best of all, there is always something to do in Cadillac, regardless of when you plan your visit.

    Within 20 minutes of the resort, guests can find a variety of motorized and non-motorized trails, hit the slopes at Caberfae Peaks, navigate a kayak on a lake or one of many nearby rivers, or take in several rounds of golf.

    Evergreen Resort Details
  • 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 $85 – $21.25 each!

    *New vehicles exclude SRT.

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

  • FedEx & U.P.S Services

    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).

    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.

  • Flagstar at Work

    Open a new SimplePlus checking account and get a $100 cash bonus!

  • 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 Jackson College full-time employees, who have been employed for at least one year, a fixed dollar discount of $80 per credit hour for both bachelor’s and master’s degree courses.  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%.

  • 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
  • AllClear ID

    MESSA now gives members free identity and credit protection.  View the flyer below for more information.

    AllClear Information
  • 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 have 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.

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

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites

    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 Holiday Inn & Suites at 517-788-6400 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 $90.00 for JC employees.

  • Howard Hanna Gold Advantage

    Howard Hanna has partnered with Jackson College to offer the Hanna Gold Advantage Program, designed to offer cash rewards & credits on real estate, mortgage, title, insurance and retail services.

    ADVANCE REGISTRATION: To take advantage of the benefits, you must register with Howard Hanna’s Relocation & Business Development Department, prior to contacting a Realtor. http://www.hannagoldadvantage.com/  — Select “Register for Benefits” or call: 1.800.656.7356 ext. 1307.

    • Cash reward equal to 10 percent of the gross commission when purchasing or selling a home. You must register with Howard Hanna Relocation & Business Development, in advance of working with a Howard Hanna sales associate.
    • Hanna Financial offer – $400 credit towards closing costs when you obtain your (mortgage) using Howard Hanna Mortgage and close with Barristers (Title and Escrow).
  • Meemic

    meemic insurance flyer

  • 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.

  • Nationwide Pet Insurance

    Nationwide pet Insurance is coming to the employees of Jackson College! You now have an opportunity to enroll your pets in our new pet insurance voluntary benefit.  You can opt to have this billed directly to you individually or full-time employees can have it payroll deducted (please see HR for the payroll deduction form).  Follow one of the 3 methods below to obtain a quote:

    1. Go directly to http://www.petinsurance.com/jccmi
    2. Visit PetsNationwide.com and enter Jackson College
    3. Call 877-738-7874 and mention that you are an employee of Jackson College to receive preferred pricing

  • 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:

    • Joyce Dunbar, Human Resources*
    • Tina May, JC @ LISD Tech
    • Amanda Janes, Hillsdale Center
    • Sara Cornell, Hillsdale Center

    *This person 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 at Jackson College

    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.  Please visit the professional development web page for information on upcoming opportunities.

  • PNC Bank

    PNC is offering JC employees the opportunity to earn $100 for just being a customer!

  • 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.
    6. Jets Hanger all-in-one bin for paper/plastic/metal/glass

    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!

  • RX Optical Vision Advantage Program

    Combine the Vision Advantage Program (VAP) with your vision insurance for extra savings.

    RX Optical Vision Advantage Program website
  • 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.

  • Vision Tire and Auto

    Vision Tire and Auto has extended a 10% discount on parts and labor, excluding tires, to all employees of Jackson College. They are located at 4249 Page Avenue, right across from the Veterans Administration.  Make sure to mention the discount when arranging service. Pick-up and delivery service is free.

    Vision Tire and Auto information
  • Workout Facilities

    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 the Market House Plaza 2010 W. Carleton Road, Hillsdale. Your membership includes 24 hour access to all Anytime fitness facilities and tanning at the Hillsdale location only for a low price of $29.99 per month for 12 months, along with a $30 processing fee.  Any additional members from the same household will also be $29.99 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!