Tuition Remission Opportunities
Available to faculty and staff employed a minimum of six continuous months in a position eligible for full benefits (must work a minimum equivalent of 3/4 time / 30+ hours per week in a regular assignment).
- Must meet above eligibility requirements.
- Must complete remission form for each course (available in Office of Vice President for Business and Finance).
- Must have supervisor approval for each class requested.
Requirements and Limitations:
- No more than two courses may be taken in any regular term. A lecture and lab count as one course with the appropriate total of hours (i.e. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab = 1 course, 4 hours).
- No more than two courses may be taken during the entire summer period.
- Only one class may be taken through the normal work day, if approved by supervisor. Hours must be logged on time card under “Other” and will be paid at straight time only. Employee will not be required to make up missed work time.
- Through this benefit, if employee withdraws more than twice from the same course, tuition expenses will be incurred if the same class is taken a third time.
- Through this benefit, employees may repeat a particular course once, then tuition expenses are incurred for the third time the class is taken.
- Benefit is for course tuition only. Employee is responsible for course fees and any addititonal fees.
- Degree-seeking students are eligible to register with their class based on their number of earned hours. Non-degree seeking students are eligible to register beginning the first day of class.
- Remission benefit is available to all eligible employees, regardless of gender.
- Must meet one of the four following options:
- (1) A dependent of a current eligible employee (as defined above).
- (2) A child of a retiree (must meet retiree definition in place at time or retirement). The child must have been a dependent in the year of the retirement.
- (3) A child of a former employee with a minimum of seven years of full-time service who left employment due to a severe disability. The former employee must provide documentation to support the severity of the disability / inability to continue working during the time of seperation. The child must have been a dependent at the time of seperation.
- (4) A child of an employee with at least seven years of service who dies while employed.
- Must meet one of the two following options :
- (1) Must be the current dependent of employee / former employee (as defined above) as determined by the Internal Revenue Service for Federal Tax purposes.
- (2) Must be the current spouse, domestic partner or child of the domestic partnership of the employee as defined by the Meredith College Domestic Partnership Benefits Policy. Employee must complete Domestic Partnership Affidavit.
- Dependent must complete the normal admissions process and be elgible for admission to the College under normal standards.
- Dependent must maintain an acceptable standard as defined by the College for all students.
- The employee will be responsible for all special fees, including course fees, tutorial instruction, admissions charges, student activity fees, registration fees, room and board, etc., where applicable.
- If a dependent occupies residence hall space, thereby excluding a tuition-paying student, tuition may be charged. However, should space become available in the residence halls so that a dependent can become a resident student without excluding a tuition-paying student, that dependent may thereafter remain a resident student with free tuition.
- All normal academic policies apply.
- Multiple dependents may participate.
Requirements and Limitations:
- Dependent must maintain good standing (academic, social and financial) in accordance with college policy.
- Dependent must complete the North Carolina Legislatie Tuition Grant (NCLTG) each year, as applicable.
- Dependent is encouraged to complete FAFSA each year
- Benefit is available for up to 150% of the hours required for an undergraduate degree.
- Students must earn at least 75% of hours attempted at MC, as consistent with the financial assistance satisfactory academic progress policies.