Tuition Waiver Eligibility and Benefit Details: Management

  • Active Management Employees

    Eligibility Criteria:

    The active management employee must be permanent/full-time (or permanent/part-time-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 Management Employee (Full-time or part-time employed at least 50 percent)

    • 100 percent waiver of tuition for up to six undergraduate credits per fall or 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 unless approved through the Educational and Professional Development Opportunities for Managers

    Spouse of Full-Time Active Management Employee

    • 100 percent waiver of tuition until spouse receives first undergraduate degree.   
    • Waiver of Activity, Technology, and Transportation fees
    • IUP only—no tuition waiver benefit at other State System schools
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Spouse of Part-Time (employed at least 50 percent) Active Management Employee

    • No tuition waiver benefit

    Child of Full-Time Active Management 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: 50 percent waiver of tuition up to the child’s first undergraduate degree or age 25, whichever occurs first
    • No tuition waiver benefits for graduate credits

    Child of Part-Time (employed at least 50 percent) Active Management 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 benefits for graduate credits

    Retired Management Employees

    Eligibility Criteria:

    The management retiree must meet one of the below criteria at the time of tuition waiver application:

    • Be at or above superannuation age (age 60) with at least 10 years of retirement service credit in one of the SSHE-approved retirement plans
    • Be any age with at least 25 years of retirement service credit in one of the SSHE-approved retirement plans

    Tuition Waiver Benefit:

    Retired Management Employee

    • No tuition waiver benefit

    Spouse of Retired Management Employee

    • 100 percent waiver of tuition until spouse receives first undergraduate degree
    • Waiver of Activity, Technology, and Transportation fees
    • IUP only—no tuition waiver benefit at other State System schools
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Child of Retired Management Employee (Full-time or part-time)

    • IUP: 100 percent waiver of tuition up to the child’s first undergraduate degree or age 25, whichever occurs first
    • Other State System schools: 50 percent waiver of tuition up to the child’s first undergraduate degree or age 25, whichever occurs first
    • Waiver of Technology Fee
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Permanently Disabled or Deceased Management Employees

    Eligibility Criteria:

    The permanently disabled management employee must have at least five years of service with the State System of Higher Education (SSHE) and became permanently disabled while an active employee.

    The deceased management employee must have had at least five years of service with the State System of Higher Education and became deceased while an active employee.

    Tuition Waiver Benefit:

    Permanently Disabled or Deceased Management Employee

    • No tuition waiver benefit

    Spouse of Disabled or Deceased Management Employee

    • 100 percent waiver of tuition until spouse receives first undergraduate degree.   
    • Waiver of Activity, Technology, and Transportation fees
    • IUP only—no tuition waiver benefit at other State System schools
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Child of Permanently Disabled or Deceased Management Employee

    • IUP: 100 percent waiver of tuition up to two full years* past the date of completion of the child’s first undergraduate degree. *Indefinite if child is dependent for IRS purposes.
    • Other State System schools: 50 percent waiver of tuition up to the child’s first undergraduate degree or age 25, whichever occurs first
    • Waiver of Technology Fee
    • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

    Eligibility Grid for Managers

    Benefit Grid for Managers

    Apply for Tuition Waiver

    IUP Tuition Reimbursement Program for Non-represented Managers

    Reference (University Tuition Waiver Policy)