Tuition Waivers for Employees,
Spouses of Employees and
Dependents of Employees

The University extends the employment benefit of a tuition waiver as established through Board Policy 440.1. The administration of this employee benefit at the Fayetteville campus is defined in Fayetteville Policies and Procedures 512.0. The Employee Tuition Waiver Chart provides a Definition of Terms regarding eligibility and details regarding waivers for Employees and Spouse or Dependents effective May 1, 2017, and exceptions to the current policy per UA Systemwide Policies and Procedures 445.1.

IMPORTANT: For employees taking classes during the Spring 2018 semester, registration will begin on January 10, 2018. 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 requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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 the 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.

As mandated by federal law, the university may be required to withhold or report applicable taxes on the value of educational benefits.

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.

Important Deadlines
Deadline Spring  2018
100% Refund for Dropped Classes Jan 22
100% Refund for Withdrawal Jan 15
Payment Deadline (no payment plan) Jan 22
Financial Aid/Scholarship Disbursement Begins Jan 08
Payment Plan Last Installment Apr 22

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