Tuition Waivers for Employees,
Spouses of Employees and
Board Policy 440.1
extends educational benefits at reduced rates to
full-time (100% appointed) University of Arkansas employees. A new waiver is required
for each fall, spring, and summer semester. Each employee must meet the requirements for
discount eligibility listed
below. The Fayetteville campus has implemented policies and procedures
regarding Employee Tuition Waivers which are also listed below.
IMPORTANT: For employees taking classes during the
term, registration will begin on
April 26, 2017
and for the
semester, registration will begin on
January 11, 2017
If an exception to the registration period is required for your degree program, please
click here for your college representative
Complete the online form and submit it to the Treasurer's Office. Payroll
deduction is available for Fayetteville Campus employees to pay the
remaining balance after the discount is applied. Please refer to the
Payroll Deduction page
for more information. If you have any questions
on completing the form, contact the Treasurer's Office. The retiree dependent form
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The University of Arkansas Staff Senate provides a scholarship to
at least one full-time University of Arkansas staff member wishing
to attend classes to assist in employee development through higher
education. Employees wishing to take classes are encouraged to visit
Staff Senate website
for additional information regarding this scholarship. The scholarship
application is available on-line from their website. This scholarship
is not available for spouse/dependents and is granted based on funds
available to the program.
Per Internal Revenue Code section 127, if your employer pays more than $5,250 for educational benefits
for you during the calendar year, you must pay tax on the amount over $5,250. Any amount over $5,250 per
calendar year will be taxed by the University.
NOTE: Waivers will not post for the spring term until
January of the year the term begins to limit amount of taxable benefit for that calendar year.