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Beginning Employment
New Employee Benefits Orientation

All Employees:

New Employee Benefits Orientation

New Employee Benefits Orientation is required for all new benefits-eligible employees on Mondays for staff and for new faculty it is required prior to first day of employment. 

The Benefits Orientations are held for staff and faculty at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney, Texas.  During this orientation forms are completed, policy and procedures are discussed, vital information about working at the college is reviewed, and the employee will enroll in benefits.  The Employee's Retirement System (ERS) administers all benefit plans and you can view an ERS online benefit orientation at the ERS website (

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 

For more information regarding our benefits plans, click on this link 

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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) 985-3778 

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