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Beginning Employment
New Employee Benefits Orientation

All Employees:

New Employee Onboarding

A New Hire Orientation is required for all new benefits-eligible employees. 

The New Hire Orientations are held for staff and faculty at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney, Texas.  During this time, benefit enrollment forms are completed and submitted to the Human Resources Department, policies and procedures are reviewed with an HRC along with vital information about working at the college is reviewed. 

All new employees must complete two on-line training courses within their first 30 days of employment.  They are: Preventing Discrimination & Workplace Harassment.  The employee will complete the training and quizzes on their work computer.

All College Day

All College Day is required of ALL full-time Collin College employees and is held at the start of the Fall semester. You will receive email communication regarding All College Day as the dates, times and locations are confirmed.

Faculty Only (in addition to above):

New Faculty Orientation is held the first contract work day of the fall semester for new faculty.

ERS Benefits OnLine 

The Employee Retirement System (ERS) administers all benefit plans. For more information regarding these benefit options, please visit the ERS New Employee Benefits Information page.

New Employee Links

Benefits Links

Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Leave Benefits

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Part-time Benefits
Employee Discounts
Benefits Forms

Benefits Homepage

HR Homepage


Collin Higher Education Center
Human Resources Office
3452 Spur 399, Room #339
McKinney, TX 75069

Christina Canales
Manager of Benefits
Phone (972) 599 - 3164
Fax (972) 599 - 3156 

Cherie Hill
HR Coordinator
Phone (972) 548-6662
Fax (972) 548-6716

Mae Francis
HR Specialist
Phone (972) 548-6659
Fax (972) 548-6716

Jonene Kemp
HR Specialist
Phone (972) 599-3163
Fax (972) 548-6716