The Department of Human Resources

Tuition Waiver Benefit for "eligible" MANAGEMENT employees

"Eligible" employee shall be defined as any permanent full-time employee in an active pay status or temporary "benefits eligible" employee with at least one academic year appointment. Employees in limited term positions for less than nine months are not eligible. If employment commences after the date of late registration, benefit will begin with the start of the next following academic term.

Tuition Waiver for Domestic Partners or Child(ren) of Domestic Partner is required to be reported as "taxable income".


Employee - Print form

"Eligible" Management employees are entitled to a total waiver of tuition for job-related undergraduate courses at the University where employed on a space-available basis (WAIVER CANNOT BE USED FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY/INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION COURSES) providing the employee has had satisfactory performance evaluations, and has a positive leave balance. The total number of undergraduate credits that may be taken shall be limited to 6 credits per semester. If the course(s) require an adjustment to the normal work schedule, the employee is required to submit a plan to make up any work time used. This plan must be approved by the employee's supervisor. The supervisor must further certify that the selected course(s) provides job-related training and that taking the course(s) will not result in additional costs to the University.


Children (Including Children of Same-sex Domestic Partner with D.P. Certification on file)

Attending Kutztown University - Print form

Children of "Eligible" Management employees are entitled to total waiver of tuition at the University where the employee is employed until the children reach the age of 25 or obtain their first undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Employee must provide proof of age for the child if applying for a waiver for this child for the first time.

Attending other state system university - Print form

Children of "Eligible" Management employees are entitled to a 50% waiver of tuition for State System Universities other than the University where the employee is employed until the children reach the age of 25 or obtain their first undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Employee must provide proof of age for the child if applying for a waiver for this child for the first time.

This waiver of tuition shall continue to the limits stated above for employees who have five or more years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement plans and become permanently disabled or die; or are retired from the System and have at least 25 years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement plans; or are retired from the System and are at or above the superannuation retirement age, with at least ten (10) years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement plans. 


Spousal/Same-Sex Domestic Partner with D.P. Certification on file -
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Spouses and Same-sex Domestic Partners of "Eligible" Management employees are entitled to total waiver of tuition at the University where the employee is employed until the spouse obtains their first undergraduate degree.
This waiver of tuition shall continue to the limits stated above for employees who have five or more years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement plans and become permanently disabled or die; or are retired from the System and have at least 25 years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement plans; or are retired from the System and are at or above the superannuation retirement age, with at least ten (10) years of credited service in one of the System's approved retirement