Tuition Waiver Eligibility and Benefit Details: Coaches

Active Coaches (non-Faculty)

Eligibility Criteria:

A coach (non-FACULTY) must be:

  • permanent/full-time (100 percent) and in an active pay status, 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 Full-Time Coach (non-Faculty)

  • 100 percent waiver of tuition for up to six undergraduate or graduate credits per fall or spring semester (up to four credits per summer or winter session)
  • Waiver of Activity, Health, Technology, and Transportation fees
  • IUP onlyno tuition waiver benefit at other Pennsylvania State System schools

Active Part-Time Coach (non-Faculty)

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

Spouse of Full-Time Active Coach (non-Faculty)

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

Spouse of Part-Time Active Coach (non-Faculty) > No tuition waiver benefit

Child of Full-Time Active Coach (non-Faculty)

  • 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

Child of Part-Time Active Coach (non-Faculty)

  • IUP: Pro-rated 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.
  • Proration based on coach'sFTE at the beginning of the semester in which student is attending.
    • Ex: If 75 percent FTE in fall 2021, then waiver of 75 percent for fall 2021 for the student
  • Other State System schools: no tuition waiver benefit
  • No tuition waiver benefit for graduate credits

Retired Coach (non-Faculty)

Eligibility Criteria:

A retired full-time coach (non-Faculty) must have at least 10 years of service exclusively with the State System of Higher Education at the time of tuition waiver application.

Tuition Waiver Benefit:

Retired Coach (non-Faculty) > no tuition waiver benefit

Spouse of Retired Coach (non-Faculty) > no tuition waiver benefit

Child of Retired Coach (non-Faculty)

  • 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 Coach (non-Faculty)

Eligibility Criteria:

A permanently disabled coach (non-faculty) must have at least five years of service with the State System of Higher Education and became permanently disabled while an active employee.

A deceased coach (non-faculty) must have had at least five years of service with the State System of Higher Education and deceased while an active employee.

Tuition Waiver Benefit:

Permanently Disabled or Deceased Coach (non-Faculty) > no tuition waiver benefit

Spouse of Disabled or Deceased Coach (non-Faculty)

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

Child of Permanently Disabled or Deceased Coach (non-Faculty)

  • 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 Coaches

Benefit Grid for Coaches

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Reference (Coaches CBA (7/1/11-6/30/15), Article 15.6 and University Tuition Waiver Policy)