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KSC Employee Discounts
Many/most of these services require proof of a valid KSC identification.

KSC is a section 501 © (3) NONPROFIT EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION. Its employees may be entitled to discounts on the purchase of goods and services used in KSC business, such as supplies, hotel rooms, rental cars etc. When making arrangements for travel or purchasing goods or services for KSC Business, employees should ask vendors or KSC Purchasing 603-358-2493 about the availability of discounts for employees of nonprofit educational organizations. KSC Purchasing should be contacted for copies of state exemption certificates if required for proof of eligibility of state exemption. The Controller's Office 603-862-1620 should be contacted for a copy of our federal IRS Determination Letter.

  • KSC Bookstore - 10% off all "non textbook" items

  • Computer Connections - Discounts vary depending on the manufacturer

  • Redfern Arts Center- 10% off "Presenting Series" events. Most KSC or Department events are $5.00

  • Movies at Putnam Lecture Hall - Regular Presentation $4.00, matinee $3.50; Special/70mm Presentation $5.00, matinee $4.00

  • Mason Library bring your KSC photo identification card to the circulation desk to obtain a Keene LINK card to allow you to borrow books at Mason Library or Keene Public Library.

  • Use of Campus Pool / Recreational Facilities - KSC employees and their spouses/same-sex domestic partners are eligible to use the Recreation Center facilities through the purchase of an appropriate membership. For more information on memberships or how to obtain child or guest passes, contact Recreational Sports at 603-358-2826. Stop by the front desk of Recreation Center to sign up for a membership.

  • KSC Recreation Center (Full Gym) Membership: valid Sept-Aug $480 first membership, additional spouse/same-sex domestic partner membership is $240/yr.
    Spaulding Gym Membership - Free membership includes use of campus pool and racquetball court.
    Track/Aerobic Membership: Use of jogging track and attend group fitness classes- $125 per semester.
    The KSC Recreation Center is a participating facility of Harvard Pilgrim Wellness Connection program.

    Parking at the Manchester Airport: Please see the KSC Purchasing office website for the link: http://www.keene.edu/purchasing/forms.cfm to the document providing instructions for using the State of NH contract with the Manchester Airport. In this document you'll find the form to be used by travelers. If you just want the form itself, you can get it by going to the Purchasing website and clicking on forms.


    Cellphone Services:

    Car Services:

    Many local businesses offer discounts to the Keene State College community, so next time you visit one please ask.

These discounts may be discontinued at any time by the providers/vendors without notice. If you should become aware of this happening, or if you know of other retail businesses, recreational areas and/or other services that will provide discounts with proof of a valid KSC identification, please contact Human Resources at 603-358-2486 or e-mail.




KSC Official Holiday Schedule 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 New Year's Holiday
Monday, January 20, 2014 Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, May 26, 2014 Memorial Day
Friday, July 4, 2014 Independence Day
Monday, September 1, 2014Labor Day
Tuesday, November 11, 2014Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 27, 2014Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 28, 2014 Campus Holiday
Thursday, December 25, 2014 Christmas Day Holiday
Friday, December 26, 2014 Earned Time/Vacation
Monday, December 29, 2014 Earned Time/Vacation
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Campus Holiday
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Campus Holiday





KSC Official Holiday Schedule 2013

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 New Year's Day
Monday, January 21, 2013 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, May 27, 2013 Memorial Day Observed
Thursday, July 4, 2013 Independence Day
Monday, September, 2, 2013Labor Day
Monday, November 11, 2013Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 28, 2013Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29, 2013 Campus Holiday
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Christmas Day Holiday
Monday, December 30, 2013 Campus Holiday
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Campus Holiday

It is anticipated that there will continue to be a campus shutdown between late December 2013 and early January 2014. In addition to the holidays noted above, the campus is anticipated to be closed on December 26 and December 27, 2013. (Staff are expected to use accrued earned time and/or vacation to cover those two (2) days.






Library membership

Mason Library circulation privileges, including electronic data base services, are available with a bar-coded KSC identification card.




Professional and Personal Development

Computer Info Tech Training - The purpose of the training program at KSC is to develop and grow the technology skill base of Keene State College employees.

HERS - Higher Education Resource Service - a management development program for women who wish to advance in higher education administration. The yearlong program consists of five seminars that run from October through April either Thursday evening through Saturday or Friday through Saturday. The program application deadline is in September.

Leadership New Hampshire - a statewide program to enhance leadership at the state level. Its mission is to foster and expand the pool of talented and informed citizens committed to community and statewide service. The program runs from October through May for one weekday per month and three overnight sessions. The application deadline is March 15.

Leadership Monadnock - a regional leadership program similar to Leadership New Hampshire but focusing on the Monadnock region. It also runs from September through May for one day per month. The application deadline is in July.

Professional Development - Funds are awarded for training, skill development, conference attendance, etc., for eligible Operating Staff members. Operating Staff Professional Dvt. Fund Application




Privileges to Emeriti Faculty at Keene State College

In order to acknowledge your respected status and to recognize contributions that you have made to Keene State College during your tenure, the College provides faculty members who have been granted emeritus status certain privileges. If you have any questions regarding these privileges, please contact the Human Resources Office at 603-358-2471.

Bookstore Discounts
You are eligible for the standard discount that is offered to faculty and staff at Keene State College. When purchasing items, be sure to ask for your discount and be prepared to show your identification card.

Computer Discounts
Discounts are available on items that allow for an educational discount for retirees. These discounts may apply to some items and not others, based upon agreements the computer store has with various vendors. When purchasing items, ask for your discount and be prepared to show your identification card.

Visit Computer discounts at:http://www.keene.edu/bookstore/cc_default.cfm

Discount Tickets
You will receive discounts on tickets to events at the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond. You also will receive the same discounts as current faculty and staff members to athletic events held here at Keene State College. To receive these discounts, you need to present your identification card upon purchase or admission. Your family members and guests will be charged the general admission rate for their ticket to these events.

http://www.keene.edu/racbp/

E-mail Accounts
Upon request, you can establish a KSC e-mail account. You need to supply the Human Resources Department a release to provide your social security number and birth date to The Information Technology Group to establish your account. Users will be responsible for abiding by the guidelines established by the College regarding computer network and technology policies.

These policies may be found at:http://www.keene.edu/policy/cnup.cfm

To establish your account, visit:http://www.keene.edu/it/helpdesk/outlook/exchacctreqform.cfm

Identification Cards
Once the Board of Trustees has approved your status as emeritus faculty, you can obtain a new identification card at the Campus ID Office in Zorn Dining Commons. The Human Resources Department will provide the ID Office an updated list of faculty members who have been voted emeritus status by the USNH Board of Trustees each spring. Your identification card can then be used to access other privileges on campus. You can reach the ID Office at 603-358-2673.

Library Services
You have access to Mason Library and its services, as would any other patron of the library. You will need to present a KSC identification card to borrow materials from the library.

http://www.keene.edu/library/

Parking Decals
You can obtain a parking permit by logging on to "The Permit Store". This permit will be good for any faculty / staff parking lot on campus. You will need to renew your parking permit annually in August.

The Permit Store:http://www.thepermitstore.com/

For information about the Parking Rules: http://www.keene.edu/campussafety/parkingrules.cfm

Acknowledging your distinguished career and years of service to Keene State College, I encourage you to maintain contact with your colleagues and the campus community. I hope you will join us often for lectures and performances, and use the campus resources to enrich your academic pursuits. We value your contributions to the College and look forward to your presence on campus. Dr. Emile Netzhammer III, Provost

Retiree Services for USNH Retirees: http://usnh.edu/hr/retirees.html/




Vendor Phone Numbers & web sites

PROVIDERPHONE #GROUP/ID #web site
METLIFE 1-800-523-5065
Harvard Pilgrim
1-888-333-4742harvardpilgrim.org/usnh
EAP (APS)
1-800-424-1749www.apshelplink.com/access code USNH
EBPA (retirees/Cobra)1-800-258-7298 ebpanh.com
CAREMARK (retiree prescription)caremark.com/
WageWorks1-877-924-3967wageworks.com/
NORTHEAST DELTA DENTAL1-800-832-57001775www.eligibility.nedelta.com//
FIDELITY Individual Account Service1-800-343-0860 fidelity.com/
NH Federal Credit Union
1-800-639-4039
ISI New England1-800-959-9955ISI NE/
MEMIC Indemnity Company1-866-636-4292memic.com/
RELIASTAR1-800-932-8279reliastar.com
Short Term Disability
1-800-959-9931
Savings Bonds
1-800-341-0480
TIAA-CREF Retirement Services
1-800-842-2776tiaa-cref.org
Social Security Office1-603-352-3487www.ssa.gov
Vol Health Ins (complementary staff)1-866-874-0817HPBestBuy HSAPPO
Long Term Care Plan John Hancock)1-877-569-0735http://usnh.jhancock.com
(username:usnh; password:mybenefit)



Worker's Compensation

Any employee (benefits-eligible, temporary, non-benefits-eligible and/or student), who is injured during a working period, is required to seek immediate medical attention and promptly report the injury to his/her immediate supervisor.

Reporting a Work-related Accident

In the case of an accident involving a Keene State employee (staff, faculty, ancillary, student workers, etc):

1. Notify Campus Safety. They will help get emergency assistance to the scene and provide support as necessary.

2. Employee and supervisor complete the Report of Injury/Occupational Illness Form and return to Human Resources within 2 working days of incident. Please let the doctor know it is a work related injury and include any medical documentation with your report. Employee should contact Karyn Kaminski 603-358-2486.

3. Supervisor will complete the Accident, Near Miss or Potential Hazard Inquiry Form within 2 working days of the incident and forward one copy to Human Resources MS-1604 and one copy to the Health and Safety Committee MS-2502. Note: Because of the short turn around time, you may want to identify who will prepare the investigation if you are absent. Such delegation will not relinquish you of responsibility for the investigation or reporting.

All emergency medical needs should be sought at the nearest hospital emergency room or clinic. All injured employees will receive information from their direct supervisor regarding the Managed Care Program directed by our Worker's Compensation insurance carrier, MEMIC Indemnity Company. All injured employees must seek non-emergency medical treatment through a provider which has been approved by MEMIC Indemnity Company or Windham Group (WIN). An Injury Management Facilitator can be reached at 866-636-4292 or 800-898-0386 if there are any questions. Names of approved providers can be obtained through the UNH Office of Environmental Health and Safety web site.

All questions or concerns regarding the reporting or treatment of occupational injuries or illnesses should be directed to Karyn Kaminski 603-358-2486.


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