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Tuition Reduction

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • The employee must work at least 75% time with the university
  • Employee may begin classes 3 months after start date
  • Spouse may begin the semester following employee’s hire date
  • Children may use this benefit after the employee has completed 2 years of service
  • Children may have this benefit until they reach age 26 and are unmarried

Eligible Employee:

For both undergraduate and graduate classes, you will need to complete the paper Application for Tuition Reduction Form with the supervisor’s signature every semester. By signing the form, the eligible employee is acknowledging that they understand some or all of the tuition reduction benefits may be taxable as wages to the eligible employee.

If you would like to opt out of some or all student fees you will need to also complete the Student Fee Waiver form

Spouse of Eligible Employee

Spouses of eligible employees, both undergraduate and graduate, must fill out the Application for Tuition Reduction Form and have the eligible employee sign it every semester. By signing the form, the eligible employee is acknowledging that they understand some or all of the tuition reduction benefits may be taxable as wages to the eligible employee.

Spouses may also opt out of student fees using the Student Fee Waiver form.

Eligible Children of Eligible Employee

Eligible children of eligible employees, both undergraduate and graduate, must fill out the Application for Tuition Reduction Form and have the eligible employee sign it every semester. By signing the form, the eligible employee is acknowledging that they understand some or all of the tuition reduction benefits may be taxable as wages.

Auditing

Qualifying employees, retirees, and their spouses may audit University courses without a fee or waiting period. Dependent children do not qualify for this benefit.

To receive the auditing benefit come to the HR Office and we will supply you with the forms you need.

Submission of Forms

Retirees and their dependents, or students requesting waivers for the first time should be brought to the Department of Human Resources.
In person: Human Resource Building (corner of 1200 East and 700 North)
By fax: 435-797-1816

Current employees and dependents who have had the waiver processed in prior semesters should turn forms in directly to the Registrars office:
In Person: Taggart Student Center (TSC) Room 246
By fax: 435-797-1110

For additional information see Policy 350