Tuition Waiver Program

Faculty and staff are eligible to use the tuition waiver benefit for any undergraduate, graduate or doctoral level courses at Eastern. Tuition waiver applies to tuition only and not fees and is based upon successful completion of classes. Full-time employees can waive up to six credit hours for fall and winter semesters and twelve for summer. If you are a part-time employee, you can waive up to three credit hours for fall and winter and six for the summer.

Download the tuition waiver packet [PDF].

Please note: Your tuition waiver is taxable income when the amount exceeds $5,250 in a year.  Taxes will automatically be applied on the four pay periods preceding the last pay of the year.

Spouses and Dependents

Your spouse and/or legal dependents, per IRS rules and regulations, can use the tuition waiver beginning the first semester after your hire date. 50% of all undergraduate courses can be waived (tuition cost only), based on successful completion of classes.

Winter 2019 Tuition Waiver Deadline

All tuition waivers for Winter 2019 must be submitted to the Benefits Office by January 16, 2019. You can also fax your waiver to 734.487.4389. Tuition waivers submitted after the due date will not be processed or approved.