Part 6 Subpart 6-10 Tuition Benefits
Sec. 6-1001. Tuition Benefits Program.
- The University offers two tuition benefit programs: one that complies with IRS code,
Section 117 and one that complies with IRS Code 127.
- Full-time employees may take up to nine (9) credit hours per semester, not to exceed
twenty-four (24) credit hours per calendar year, of undergraduate or graduate class
work at the University.
- Tuition charges for such courses will be waived and/or reimbursed as appropriate,
provided that the employee is an eligible full-time employee on the first day of the
semester. The waiver extends only to tuition costs that exceed the amount of any financial
assistance, fellowships, or scholarships, and does not include other fees, books,
- Full-time, non-bargaining unit administrative and support personnel who are laid off
or whose workload is reduced from full-time to part-time shall be eligible for tuition
waiver benefits up to twenty-four (24) University credit hours. All waivers under
this subsection must be used within one (1) year of the effective lay-off date or
time reduction date, and in such cases the limit of eight (8) credits per term shall
- The spouse and/or dependents of an employee who is eligible for tuition waiver benefits
may receive the choice of (1) the transfer of all or the available balance of the
eligible employee's eight (8) credits, or (2) a 30% waiver of the cost of tuition
charges at the University each term.
- In the event that both spouses are eligible employees, in no event shall more than
60% of the tuition charges be waived nor more than sixteen (16) credit hours be transferred
for a spouse or dependent per semester.
- The President, or his or her designee, shall develop policy and procedures regarding
the accumulation, use, and other administrative considerations of this benefit.
- The Tuition Benefit Program can be used to take courses at Kendall College of Art
and Design, up to a maximum value of $1,440 per semester.
Sec. 6-001. Definitions.
FSU-HRPP. Human Resources Policies and Procedures, Tuition Benefit Program
Prior Board Action:
Entire Subpart 6-10 included in October 19, 2001 Codification, Phase I.
Entire Subpart 6-10 included in October 22, 2004 Codification, Phase II.
Subpart 6-10, Sec. 6-1001, #2, Tuition Benefits Program on May 10, 2013.