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Employee Tuition Waiver for UCPEA Members

(UCPEA) Article 34 of the the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association contract effective July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2011. Extended to 2016 by SEBAC agreement.

Management/Confidential,tuition waiver benefit extended by action of the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees.

The University shall provide a waiver of tuition (Registrar’s Office) or a partial waiver of credit fees, equivalent to tuition, (College of Continuing Studies) for undergraduate and graduate courses on a space available basis.  To qualify for a graduate waiver the employee must either be a matriculated student or the class must be work related.

Employee Tuition Waiver Online Form

The availability of space and registration start dates shall be determined as follows:

  • Will be determined on the first day of classes for tuition based courses
  • Will be determined on the second day of classes for credit fee based courses

The waiver applies to the Fall and Spring semesters only:

  • The employee must be employed a minimum of 50%. The waiver will be prorated to the percent of employment above 50%.
  • The employee must be either a matriculated student or taking courses that are job related.
  • There is no credit limit under the waiver program.
  • If the course(s) are taken during the employee’s regular working hours, a Temporary Flexible Schedule must be completed by the employee, and approved by the supervisor of the employee.

Specifically Excluded:

  • General University fees; or any other fees.
  • Intersession, summer session, and laboratory classes.


Fall Semester – October 15th
Spring Semester – February 28th

Important Administrative Tuition Benefit Contacts:

Department of Human Resources

Patricia Geissler
Tuition Benefits Coordinator
(860) 486-2670

Office of the Bursar
Ramesh KC
Student Administration Services
(860) 486-0839