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ACP First Day Benefits

Medical Benefits (self, spouse/domestic partner, and eligible dependents)

ACP Health Plan Options

Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Personal Choice
This plan allows you to choose whether to go in-network or out-of-network for your medical care. There is no deductible to meet before your benefits begin. You will pay a minimal cost share for this coverage.

Cost of IBC Personal Choice Benefit Coverage
Bi-weekly cost share for January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Coverage Level Personal Choice
Single $45.54
Parent w/Child $68.90
Parent/Children $99.05
Employee & Spouse $104.79
Family $133.61


Dental Benefits (self, spouse/domestic partner, and eligible dependents)

The College's dental plan provides benefits for 100% of preventive and diagnostic services and 80% for most other services. Orthodontic benefits help pay for braces for your dependent children up to age 19.

Bi-weekly cost share for January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Coverage Level
Single $1.07
Parent w/Child $2.14
Parent/Children Max $4.28
Employee & Spouse $2.14
Family Max $4.28

Delta Dental Summary


Vision Benefits (self, spouse/domestic partner, and eligible dependents)

You and your eligible dependents will be covered for eye exams and eye wear every 12 months with a copay.

Bi-weekly cost share for January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Coverage Level
Single $0.25
Parent w/Child $0.50
Parent/Children Max $1.00
Employee & Spouse $0.50
Family Max $1.00

EyeMed Vision Summary


Medical Opt-Out Program

If you or your dependents are covered under another medical plan, you may wish to waive coverage and receive a quarterly payment. Your domestic partner and/or their children are not eligible for this program.

Coverage Waived Elect Single Coverage Elect NO Coverage Elect Parent/Child Coverage Elect Parent/Children Coverage Elect Husband/Wife Coverage
Family* $3,100 $5,600 $800 $520 $300
Husband + Wife $2,700 $4,900      
Parent/Child $1,400 $3,300      
Single N/A $1,300      
QDRO To Be Determined To Be Determined      

*Family is defined as Employee, Spouse, and Child/Children.


Voluntary 401(k) Plan

You may contribute to the 401(k) plan through payroll deduction starting with your first paycheck. This program allows you to save for retirement on a tax-deferred basis up to certain IRS limits. After three months of employment, the College contributes 11% of your base salary to an account established for you. Employees are not required to match this contribution and they will be fully vested.


Vacation Days

Each pay period, you will accrue a number of vacation hours determined by your exempt/nonexempt status, years of service with the College, and hours worked per pay cycle.


Sick Days

Each year you may earn up to 70 hours of paid sick leave and accrue up to a maximum of 630 sick hours that can be used to provide income continuation during a medical, family, or maternity leave of absence.



The College observes the following 11 holidays:

Holiday Number of Paid Days Off
Independence Day 1
Labor Day 1
Columbus Day 1
Thanksgiving 2
Christmas 2
New Year's Day 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1
Presidents' Day 1
Memorial Day 1


College-Sponsored Life Insurance/Voluntary Life Insurance

The College provides you with a life insurance benefit that equals one times your base annual salary up to a maximum of $275,000. You may also elect to purchase a voluntary life insurance benefit. Coverage is based on a multiple of your salary, and your cost is based on your age and amount of coverage.


College-Sponsored Long Term Disability/Voluntary Short Term Disability

The College provides you with long term disability insurance. If you become eligible for long term disability, benefits begin after a 90-calendar day waiting period. You may also purchase a voluntary short term disability plan that pays monthly benefits for a disability, offering you protection against accidents occurring off the job and around the clock coverage for sicknesses. This plan offers income protection during the 90 day waiting period for long term disability.


Medical, Dependent and Transportation Spending Accounts

Medical, Dependent Care, and the Transportation Spending Accounts offer you a tax-effective way to pay for eligible medical, vision, dental, child care and work-related transportation expenses. If you choose to join, you contribute pre-tax dollars to your account and you lower your taxable income.


On-Site Parking

Employees may pay for monthly parking (through payroll deduction) at both the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. offices; however, parking space is limited in the Philadelphia garage and there is a waiting list.


On-Site Café

There is an on-site café at the Philadelphia office that is open 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Both offices have full-service kitchens available to staff.


Fitness Center

On-site fitness centers, equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment and showers are available to ACP employees in both the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. offices. Membership fees are paid via bi-weekly payroll deductions.


Business Casual

To allow greater comfort and affordability to staff, the College has a "business casual" dress code for Monday-Thursday and Casual Friday. Business casual is defined as professional, yet comfortable attire. No sneakers or jeans are permitted. On Casual Friday, jeans and sneakers are permitted. The College offers employees the ability to "Summer Dress". From approximately Memorial Day through Labor Day, you are permitted to dress "Casual Friday" all week when office business allows.


Training and Professional Development Opportunities

The College supports your learning and development by offering workshops on a variety of topics ranging from communication to time management.

Through a partnership with BizLibrary, a nationally-recognized cloud-based training resources company, the ACP Learning Library provides ACP staff with access to thousands of videos and tutorials. These resources are designed to help develop skills in a wide range of areas, from leadership and management, to communication, information technology, customer service, and more.


Business Travel Accident Insurance

The College provides a benefit of up to $1,000,000 if you accidentally die while traveling on College business.


Employee Assistance Program/Child and Elder Care Referral Programs

EAP services are completely free to you--the College pays the entire cost. You and your family members can seek confidential, professional counseling services through Carebridge, the College's employee assistance provider. In addition, Carebridge offers information regarding childcare options, effective parenting, elder care issues, adoption services, balancing work/life issues, college planning and more.


Credit Union

As an employee of ACP, you are entitled to apply for membership with the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union and enjoy the benefits of a credit union member.