Human Resources

For employees, to prepare for ending Reed employment

Before you leave

  • Your final check will be directly deposited into your bank account. Any outstanding charges and/or loans will be deducted from this final check. Contact the business office, payroll department if you have any questions about your final paycheck.
  • Ensure that you turn in all Reed property, including computer equipment and your Reed ID card. Keys will need to be turned into Facilities on your last day. 
  • Set up an appointment with someone in the HR office to take part in an exit interview on your last day of work.
  • If you are relocating, provide HR with your new address information.

Your benefits

  • Your medical and dental benefits will end on the last day of the month in which your Reed employment ends.
  • All other benefits (life insurance, flexible spending, etc.) end on the last day of your employment. If interested in continuing your life insurance coverage after employment, complete this form.
  • You will soon receive information in the mail to your home address about continuation of medical, dental and/or flexible spending account coverage through COBRA. Compare this option with your options for buying medical coverage on the health insurance marketplace.
  • Contact TIAA to discuss your Reed 403(b) retirement account. Access your account online or call TIAA at 1-800-842-2776.

For supervisors, to prepare for employee departure

  1. Share your employee's resignation letter with HR. HR will create an electronic staff departure form and send it via email for your approval. 
  2. Let IT know of your employee's last day of work by completing the IT departure form.
  3. On your employee's last day, return their keys to facilities services.
  4. On employee's last day, collect their ID card, cut it in half and throw it in the trash.  Please don't let them keep their ID card as a memento.
  5. Your employee will meet with HR on their last day to take part in an exit interview.
  6. Contact HR if you have any questions.