PPM Section 16 - Other benefits: tuition discount and remission
Tuition discount and remission
Basic plan provisions are located in the Employee Handbook: Tuition discount
and remission. Additional policy and procedure:
- Students in the tuition discount or remission programs must meet all the requirements
necessary for any student to be admitted to the University and enroll in courses.
- Faculty and staff with appointments of less than a full fiscal year or with terminal appointments
retain tuition discount/remission benefits during any period in which they are otherwise benefits
eligible. This could be the "off" period between semesters/terms or a period beyond
the appointment date, as applicable. Such employees must still meet the eligibility requirements
of the tuition discount and/or remission programs.
- Qualified University retirees are eligible for tuition discount (for the retiree's own course enrollment) and tuition remission (for the course enrollment of a qualified spouse/dependent child/designated eligible individual), under the plan in force
at the time of registration.
- The spouse, dependent child, or designated eligible individual of an employee who dies or becomes disabled has continued
eligibility for tuition remission for four (4) years following the event's occurrence provided the beneficiary had already begun the tuition remission program, under the current terms and conditions of the program. This continuation provision also applies in the event of retiree death.
- Employees who believe they are eligible for tuition discount/remission should contact Accounts
Receivable for assistance should the discount/remission not be reflected on the student billing.
- Employees are responsible for notifying HR Services of dependent
and spouse changes.