Tuition Waiver Eligibility and Benefit Details: Co-Op

  • Active Co-op Employees

    Eligibility Criteria:

    The active Co-op employee must be permanent/full-time (or permanent/part-time employed at least 50 percent) and in an active pay status. Tuition waiver applications can be submitted for the first semester/session following the employee’s hire date.

    Tuition Waiver Benefit:

    Active Co-op Employee

    • 100 percent waiver of tuition for six undergraduate credits per fall and spring semester (up to four credits per winter or summer session)
    • Waiver of Activity, Health, Technology, and Transportation fees
    • IUP only—no tuition waiver benefit at other Pennsylvania State System schools
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Spouse of Co-op Employee

    • No tuition waiver benefit

    Child of Active Co-op Employee

    • IUP: 100 percent waiver of tuition up to two full years* past the date of completion of the child’s first undergraduate degree and waiver of Technology Fee. *Indefinite if child is dependent for IRS purposes.
    • Other State System schools: no tuition waiver benefit
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits.

    Retired Co-op Employees

    Retired Co-op employees, their spouses, and their children are not eligible for Tuition Waiver Benefit at IUP or any other State System school.  

    Permanently Disabled or Deceased Co-op Employees

    Permanently disabled and deceased Co-op employees, their spouses, and their children are not eligible for Tuition Waiver Benefit at IUP or any other State System school. 

    Eligibility Grid for Co-Op

    Benefit Grid for Co-Op

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    Reference (University Tuition Waiver Policy)