Tuition benefits are available through tuition assistance, tuition remission and tuition waiver to eligible employees.
Tuition assistance is available for full-time, benefited employees who wish to take classes related to their present position and provides a reimbursement of a portion of the tuition cost.
Tuition remission and tuition waiver is available for employees, their spouse, and dependent children up to age 25. Tuition remission can be used at MA state and community colleges and state universities. The tuition waiver benefits can be used at the 5 UMass campuses and UMass online.
Graduate courses for spouse and/or dependent children are taxable to the employee.
For questions on tuition programs, please contact the Benefits Department at (508) 856-5260, option 1.
Benefited employees may also be eligible for the fee waiver benefit at UMass campuses.
2017 Tuition Forms:
- 2017 Tuition Waiver and Remission Form
- 2017 Tuition Assistance Form
- Clark University Authorization Form. To learn more about the partnership with Clark University, click here.
In the event that there is any inconsistency between this summary and any legal printed documents, including all plan provider legal documents, the legal documents govern. The benefit information provided is a summary of what we cover and what you pay. It does not list every service that we cover or list every limitation or exclusion. UMMS benefits, premiums, deductibles, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change at any time without notice. To get a complete list of services we cover, please call the health plan. Copies of plan summaries and the GIC Benefits Decision Guide are available in the Benefits Department or from the vendor(s). Also, copies of each health plan provider benefit summary are available at http://www.mass.gov/gic/sbc.