New Employee Guide

Welcome to Mount Holyoke College! We are pleased to have you join our College community. 

In order to make the transition easy, we would like to begin by providing you an overview of your benefits.  For this reason, we would like to schedule an appointment for your Benefits Briefing at your earliest convenience and, ideally, before your first day of work. To do so, please email

If you have already requested you benefits briefing, here is a list of resources that will ensure your startup experience at MHC is a positive one.

If you are currently outside of MA and you are unable to come before your first days of work, email the above address to arrange a phone or Skype conversation.

Please complete the following forms and bring them the date of your benefits briefing:

Tax and Legal Forms 

  1. W4
  2. I-9 (bring documents on page 9)
  3. M-4
  4. Direct Deposit Form (attach voided check)
  5. EEO Form
  6. Demographic and Online Directory Information


(4). If you have an online-only bank account and do not have checks, we can accept a print out from your bank's website that contains the bank's routing number, the name of the bank, and your bank account.

(6). Feel free to leave blank any information you do not have (building name, number, etc). We only need your contact information and your emergency contact information.


To find out more about your benefits, this brochure will provide you with a summary of all the benefits we offer.

Get To Know Your Benefits

You will receive detailed information about your benefits during your benefits briefing and a Benefits Specialist will answer any questions you may have.

Health and Dental


Flexible Spending Accounts

Parking Information:

The Parking Office (Campus Police)  is responsible for managing parking resources and maintaining safe access for emergency vehicles and campus deliveries at Mount Holyoke College.

Typically, the HR department will mail new employees temporary passes that can be used to park in any faculty/staff parking space.

New employees must be in the system to be able to register their car with Campus Police and obtain a parking decal.

Employee ID: One Card

Once you are in the system, you will be able to obtain your One Card by visiting Card Services Office located in Auxiliary Services.  For more information visit: