Benefits for UMass Faculty and Staff
for University of Massachusetts
employees, their spouses, domestic partners and unmarried dependent
children (through age 25) meeting eligibility and admission requirements,
will receive a 100% tuition waiver per semester for regularly scheduled
courses. In the past, certain fees have been waived for employees. This
policy is currently under review by the five campuses and may be subject
to change. Spouses, domestic partners and dependent children must pay
all applicable fees.
employees must be employed at least 50% (half) time. The waiver consists
of up to seven (7) tuition-free credits per semester for employees meeting
eligibility and admission requirements. Spouses, domestic partners and
dependent children of part-time employees are not eligible for tuition
To be eligible
for tuition waiver benefits, an employee's effective date of employment
must be prior to the first day of classes.
Tuition Waiver is
not applicable to physician training at the UMass/Medical School.
(for non-UMass, state institutions of higher education)
their spouses and unmarried dependent children (through age 25) meeting
eligibility and admission requirements will, after six (6) months of
continuous service, receive 100% tuition remission for regularly scheduled
courses and 50% tuition remission for Continuing Education courses.
Physician training at the UMass/Medical School is excluded.
(employed at least 50% time, with at least six (6) months of full-time
equivalent service), their spouses and unmarried dependent children
(through age 25) are eligible for a 50% tuition remission for regularly
scheduled courses and a 25% remission for Continuing Education courses.
Employee, spouse and dependent children must meet eligibility and admission
requirements. Physician training at the UMass/Medical School is excluded.
Please note that
all Summer School courses at the University of Massachusetts are presently
Continuing Education courses.
Tuition Waiver and
Remission forms are located at the Human Resources Information Center,
third floor Whitmore Administration Building.
These forms must
be completed at the start of each semester. At least two (2) working
days must be allowed for the processing and approval of the waiver and
remission forms. NOTE: Completion of the waiver/remission form does
not register an individual for a course or course of study. This must
be done through appropriate channels.