Who Pays 

When Are 
You Eligible    

What You Receive

  Health Insurance       State - 100%
State - 50% for
Employee - 50% for
      1st of the 
    month following 
    60 days
     Health Select   
  Life Insurance   State - 100%
for Basic Life
      1st of the 
    month following 
      $5,000 Term Life     
    and AD&D

Dental Insurance



Dental Discount Plan

  Employee - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 

    Choice of Dental Choice        

    or DHMO


Dental Discount Plan 

  Cancer Insurance   Employee - 100%      1st of the 
    month following 
      Offered through AFLAC   
  Long-Term Disability    College - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 

   60% of monthly salary 
   -180 days elimination 

  Short-Term Disability       Employee - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 
     66% of monthly salary
   -30 days elimination 
  Optional Group
Term Life
  Employee - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 
      May purchase up to 4 times
    annual salary with EOI
  Dependent Life    Employee - 100%      1st of the 
    month following 
      $5,000 Term Life and 
  AD&D     Employee - 100%        1st of the 
    month following 
     Up to $200,000 coverage  
  Overview of ORP
and TRS

Optional Retirement
  State - 6.6%
Employee - 6.65%
      1st day of 

    Faculty and some Administration
    -total value of account 
    based on contributions 
    + interest

  Teacher Retirement
  State - 6.4%
Employee - 6.7%
      1st of the 
    month following 
     Excellent retirement benefits-
   annuity based on years 
   and salary    
  1.31% Supplement   College - 100%       Upon 
      College contributes 1.31% of 
    salary as supplement to retirement.
    ORP participants must invest with 
    ORP moneys. TRS participants select 
    from a group of vendors to invest.
  Employee - 100%      1st of the 
    month following 
      Ability to set aside pre-tax income for
    out-of-pocket healthcare and 
    dependent care expenses.
   Workers Compensation    College - 100%       Upon Employment       CAS workers comp. benefits  
  Sick Leave   College - 100%       1st month 
    of employment
      One day (8 hours) per month
    -max. 480 hours  
  Vacation   College - 100%       1st month 
    of employment    
     12 month employees only.
    One day (8 hours) per 10 months
    per year. Leave can be used upon
    completion of 6 months probationary
    period -max. 160 hours.
  Holidays   College - 100%       Upon 
      Approximately 25 days  
  Personal Leave   College - 100%      Upon 
      16 hours -granted annually
    in September to be taken from Sick Leave
  Jury Duty   College - 100%       Upon 
      Full salary for time 
    spent on jury duty
  Tuition Exemption(Employee)   College - 100%       Following 12
    months Full-time

   Tuition and fees for Vernon College
   credit classes

  Apply through
    and dependent
    on fund availability

    Guidelines are established 
    and on file Institutional Advancement
    and on the STARS application.
  Use of Vernon
College Library
  No charge       Upon
      Checkout privileges for books  
  Patron       Available to 
    Public and 
     Low cost for hair cuts, hair style, 
    and chemical services. Faculty
    and Staff receive discounts.
  Food Services   Employee       Upon 
      Discount rate for meals  
Vernon College - Contact Us
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. // Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Vernon Campus
    4400 College Drive
    Vernon, Texas 76384
  • Century City Center
    4105 Maplewood
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76308
  • Skills Training Center
    2813 Central Expressway East
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76302
  • Sheppard Learning Center
    426 5th Avenue, Suite 8
    Sheppard AFB, Texas 76311
  • Seymour Learning Center
    200 Stadium Drive
    Seymour, Texas 76380