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Tuition Remission Procedures - UB

University of Baltimore

Tuition remission benefits are available for permanent faculty and staff and retirees (including their spouses and dependent children) of the constituent institutions and components of the University System of Maryland (USM).

The following restrictions apply:

  • Applicants must be admissible to desired institution and program.
  • Students must pay mandatory fees.
  • Certain programs are not included.
  • Spouses and dependent children are subject to institutional enrollment limitations (caps).
  • Spouses and dependent children of retirees hired on or after 01/01/90 are not eligible for tuition remission.

I. Employment Date of Employee or Retiree is Prior to 1/1/90

Full-Time Active Employee - May register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System

Part-Time Active Employee - May register and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. The amount of tuition remission is based upon the percentage of time worked.

Spouse/Dependent - If you are a spouse or dependent of a full-time active employee, you may receive 100% tuition remission for courses at BOTH the undergraduate and graduate level, at ANY institution in the System. - If you are a spouse or dependent of a part-time active employee who works 50%, you may receive tuition remission for courses at BOTH the undergraduate and graduate level, at ANY institution in the System. The amount of the tuition remission is based upon the percentage of time worked.

Retiree - If you were employed full-time, you may register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. - If you were employed in a part-time capacity at least 50%, the benefits are the same as full-time, except the tuition remission will be prorated based upon the percentage of time worked.

II. Employment Date of Employee or Retiree is on 1/1/90 thru 6/30/92

Full-Time Active Employee - May register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System.

Part-Time Active Employee - May register and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. The amount of tuition remission is based upon the percentage of time worked.

Spouse/Dependent - If spouse or dependent of full-time employee, you may receive 100% tuition remission for courses toward the first undergraduate degree ONLY. Since UB is an upper-level institution, spouses and dependents shall receive 100% tuition at any institution in the UM System for the freshman and sophomore years ONLY. In order for the tuition remission to continue in the junior and senior years, courses must be taken at the University of Baltimore. - If the program of study is not offered at the University of Baltimore, the spouse/dependent child may enroll at another USM institution and receive 50% tuition remission. - Tuition remission will not apply to courses registered for at the graduate or post-baccalaureate level. - If spouse or dependent of employee who works at least 50%, the benefits are the same as for full-time spouse or dependent, but are prorated according to the percentage of time worked. - If spouse or dependent of retiree whose employment began on or after 1/1/90, no tuition remission benefits are available.

Retiree - If you were employed full-time, you may register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. - If you were employed in a part-time capacity at least 50%, the benefits are the same as full-time, except the tuition remission will be prorated based upon the percentage of time worked.

III. Employment Date of Employee or Retiree Began on July 1, 1992, or Later

Full-Time Active Employee - May register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System.

Part-Time Active Employee - May register and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. The amount of tuition remission is based upon the percentage of time worked.

Spouse/Dependent - Tuition benefits shall be available only after the active full-time or part-time (50%) employee has been in university service for two years prior to the anticipated date of registration for course work. All other restrictions apply the same as under Section II for spouse and dependents.

Retiree - If you were employed full-time, you may register for up to two courses (but not to exceed 8 credits per semester) and receive tuition remission at ANY institution in the System. - If you were employed in a part-time capacity at least 50%, the benefits are the same as full-time, except the tuition remission will be prorated based upon the percentage of time worked. -

Miscellaneous

  1. No student eligible for tuition waiver under this program may be graduated with a baccalaureate degree from the University of Baltimore without having earned at least 56 credit hours outside the university.
  2. There are no restrictions as to the college within the university or the level of pursuit.
  3. Tuition charges will not be waived for employees in those courses that have a direct income/cost relationship, for example: thesis-writing courses and non-credit professional review courses, such as the CPA review.

Note 1

The term "child" for purposes of this policy, shall include a son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, legally adopted son, and legally adopted daughter. A "dependent child" is a child who is "financially dependent," as that term is defined by the Internal Revenue Service. Employees/retirees shall be required to provide proof of dependency, if requested.

Note 2

Benefits are allowed to employees and retirees who work at least 50%. Spouses and dependents are eligible for benefits if the related employee or retiree worked at least 50%. NO BENEFITS ARE AVAILABLE OTHERWISE. A tuition waiver form must be completed each semester. No tuition waiver forms will be processed after fees are due and payable.

Procedure:

Persons who wish to pursue courses under the tuition waiver program must complete a tuition waiver form available in the Office of Human Resources. The respective dean and provost must approve this application if the applicant is a faculty member of the University of Baltimore. The immediate supervisor and department chairperson must approve applications for administrative support staff of the University of Baltimore.