The Department of Human Resources

Tuition Waiver Benefit for "eligible" OPEIU employees

Eligible" employee shall be defined as any permanent full-time employee in an active pay status.


Employee - Print form

"Eligible" OPEIU employees are entitled to total waiver of tuition for job-related undergraduate courses at the University where employed on a space-available basis (NO INDEPENDENT STUDY/INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION COURSES) providing the employee has completed their probationary period, 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 - Print form

Children of "Eligible" OPEIU employees are entitled to total waiver of tuition at the University where the employee is employed on a space-available basis (NO INDEPENDENT STUDY/INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION COURSES) 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.