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, winter and summer semesters. If you are a part-time employee, you can waive up to three credit hours for fall, winter and summer semesters.

Download the tuition waiver packet [PDF].

Please note: Your tuition waiver is taxable income when the amount exceeds $5,250 in a year for Graduate and Post Graduate courses.  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.

Tuition Waiver Deadline

*See Dates and Deadlines: Last date: For 100% tuition refund (individual or total withdraw from term). Go to the registration calendar.

All tuition waivers must be submitted to the Benefits Office at [email protected] or fax your waiver to 734.487.7590. Tuition waivers submitted after the due date will not be processed or approved.