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Additional Benefits

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) With Canopy

Canopy (used to be Cascade Centers) is Whitman College's Employee Assistance Program (EAP). It is a free and confidential benefit that can assist you and your eligible family members with any personal problems, large or small. Some of the services include:

  • Legal counseling:family law, consumer law, debt & bankruptcy, landlords and tenants, marriage, and more.
  • Access to over 100 legal forms: wills, authorizations, agreements, notices, and more.
  • Financial Counseling: Home center, identity theft, taxes, investing, insurance center, estate & retirement planning.
  • ResilienceBouncing back to normal and finding what makes you happy.
  • Emotional Well-being: stress, depression, addiction, anxiety disorders, assessments, grief and loss, suicide, and other emotional health issues.
  • Personal Growth: Increase your work/life balance.
  • Home Owners: buying, selling, refinancing, credit score review.

If you are unsure what services you would benefit from, download the Canopy EAP app, answer a few quick questions and the EAP benefit match will determine which EAP services are best for you.

You can visit Canopy website at canopywell.com, call 1-800-433-2320, or email info@canopywell.com

Paid Time Off

Paid time off includes the following:

For more information on different forms of paid time off, please visit the online Staff Handbook.

Movement That Matters

Movement That Matters (MTM) sessions are designed for currently employed staff and faculty and retired staff and faculty who have current Whitman I.D. cards.

MTM promotes good health and camaraderie and gives you a healthy break! Let movement help soothe and cure what’s ailing your body, mind and soul.

Spring 2024 Session

12:10–12:50 p.m.
Sherwood Athletic Center, Multipurpose Gym

Cost: $25 for a 12-Week Session


Gain strength, stamina, and stability—this workout is a great way to kickstart your week with major muscle moves, core strength, and more.


Work your fascia by kneading, rubbing, and stretching tissue in the hands, feet, legs, back, and shoulders. Enhance mobility, stability, and performance.

What is fascia? Fascia is a thin casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber, and muscle in place.

Stretch & Strength

Build your strength, challenge balance, and improve flexibility in a dynamic and safe way. This class is a non-impact class.

Step, Weights & Aerobic Training

Get your blood pumping, give your brain a boost and strengthen your immune system with light cardio and hand weights.


Enjoy time to stretch and relax. Warm up, move through Hatha yoga and balance poses, and end with time for relaxation.

For more information, please contact .


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“The Flexibility Regime With a Distinctive Focus”

A Fitness & Wellbeing Book by Holly Phillips

Download the PDF

Hollibert E. Phillips is a Whitman College Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, 1988–2006. The content of this book is the opinion of the author alone. It should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. Consult your medical professional prior to beginning a new diet or exercise regime.


Aflac is additional optional supplemental insurance that you may purchase. The cost will be automatically deducted from your paycheck.

Coverages can included

  • Cancer
  • Accident
  • Short-term Disability
  • Hospitalization
  • Family-planning (Maternity)
  • and much more.

If you are interested in purchasing this additional supplemantal coverage, please fill out the New Employee Interest Flyer.

Your Representative

Reece Wilson
Benefits Advisor

Human Resources
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