Colby Benefits

The following benefits are available to employees.

  1. Child Care Services: Happy Days Childcare and Learning Center at Colby serves up to thirty-eight children, ages six weeks to five years old, for Colby staff and faculty. The center is located in the newly renovated Millet House, on the edge of Colby’s campus.
  2. Colby College Library: Employees have full use of Colby’s library system, including the withdrawal of books, videos, DVDs, and CDs, and use of research facilities. You must show a valid Colby ID.
  3. Harold Alfond Athletic Center: Employees have access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, including cardio and weight machines, indoor and outdoor tracks, swimming pool, tennis courts, gymnasium, ice rink, outdoor trails, and more. In addition, a variety of fitness classes are available. You must show a valid Colby ID.
  4. Colby Mortgage Program: Full-time, continuing employees of the College are eligible during the first 4 years of employment. Program details can be found under Recruitment, New to the Area, and Relocation.
  5. Colby Wellness: Employees also have access to our Wellness Program which aims to improve the health, well-being, and quality of life for all Colby employees by promoting a supportive environment that helps facilitate health education and healthy lifestyle choices.


Additional benefit offered to Colby employees:

  1. MyAdvocate – Personal Health Assistant: Simply contact MyAdvocate for expert, peace-of-mind answers to your most complicated healthcare-related questions and challenges.
  2. Community Partner Merit Scholarship Program at Kents Hill School: Provides a $12,000 annual scholarship to admitted children of Colby employees. For more information, contact Kents Hill School at 207-685-4914 or at the website:

Employee Discounts

Colby employees receive discounts for some programs, products, and services in the Waterville area and beyond. See current list below:


Program, Product, or Service Discount Program Details Contact
Club Quarters Hotels Varies. Click here for more information or visit their website at Stephanie LeBlanc
Colby Oil Program Varies. For information call ext. 4125. Stephanie LeBlanc
Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce Advantage Card Card is free and offers a variety of discounts at chamber member businesses. A list of current discounts can be found here. Cards are available at the Human Resources Office. Human Resources

New England Animal Hospital

15-percent discount on all veterinary services to Colby employees and students. New England Animal Hospital is located at 2 Pleasant Street, Waterville, 207-873-4668. Must show Colby ID. Click here for more information.

Stephanie LeBlanc
Tire Warehouse 20-percent discount with Colby ID. See membership discount program. Stephanie LeBlanc
UPS Campus Ship Must set up personal username and enter personal credit card information for payment. Ship personal packages and save up to 50 percent off UPS shipping charges. Stephanie LeBlanc
Verizon 12-percent discount on personal cellular service. Click here to learn how to register for the employee discount or to validate your employment if you are already enrolled in the program. Stephanie LeBlanc