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Fee Waiver Program

Full disclosure of the fee waiver program can be found in the University Handbook.

Credit Courses

Employees
Eligible employees, employed by the first day of class and enrolled in courses at the University of Southern Indiana may receive: A waiver of full fees for a maximum of 124 attempted credit hours; Full waiver of fees for up to six credit hours for each fall and spring semester and/or four credit hours during each summer session for a total of 15 hours per academic year. Academic year is from Fall through Summer III.

Fee waiver forms are available in Microsoft Outlook (see instructions below). ‘Mac’ computer users should contact Benefits at 464-1781. A Fee waiver form must be submitted for each semester.

Spouse
Spouses of eligible employees pursuing an associate degree, a baccalaureate degree, or a master's degree may receive: A fee waiver of 75 percent of student fees for a maximum of 124 attempted credit hours; Unlimited credit hours per semester

Fee waiver forms are available in Microsoft Outlook (see instructions below).

Mac computer users should contact Benefits at 464-1781. A Fee waiver form must be submitted for each semester.

Dependent Children
Dependent Children of eligible employees pursuing an associate degree, a baccalaureate degree, or a master's degree may receive: A fee waiver of 75 percent of student fees for a maximum of 124 attempted credit hours; Unlimited credit hours per semester

A dependent child is defined as a child, stepchild, or a child whose legal guardian is a benefit-eligible employee and on the first day of the academic terms for which the fee waiver is requested: Is 23 years of age or under, Is unmarried, and Meets the IRS Support test as a dependent of the employee or spouse

Proof of guardianship may be required. Proof of dependency is required.

ELECTRONIC FEE WAIVER FORM/INSTRUCTIONS
To complete the electronic fee waiver form, open the employee Outlook e-mail system as follows:
Tools - Forms --> Choose a Form At the top of the screen in the ‘Look In’ drop down list, choose Organizational Forms Library. Select: HR Class Fee Waiver – Dependent; or HR Class Fee Waiver – Employee form. Open selected form. Complete form on-line.

For questions regarding completing a fee waiver application or fee waiver policy questions in general, please send an email to a Human Resources representative at feewaivers@usi.edu

Non-Credit Courses

Non-credit courses are provided through Continuing Education in Extended Services. Eligible employees may receive a full fee waiver for fitness/wellness and other non-credit continuing education courses which include most leisure activity courses (e.g., foreign language, crafts, water aerobics, etc.). When non-credit courses are offered through third-party providers, the university will ordinarily waive only its portion of the fee. An application form for non-credit fee waiver may be obtained from Human Resources. All forms must be returned to Amy Miller in Human Resources-Benefits.

Download the Non-Credit Course fee waiver form.

 




Open Enrollment Dates

TIAA-CREF Representative

Lori Matthews of TIAA-CREF will hold individual appointments in the HR Training Room on the below dates. To schedule an appointment, contact 800/732-8353. 

2014 Dates

  • Wednesday, Jan 22
  • Tuesday, Feb 18
  • Thursday, Feb 20
  • Wednesday, Mar 19
  • Tuesday, Apr 15
  • Thursday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, May 14
  • Tuesday, June 17
  • Thursday, June 19
  • Wednesday, July 23
  • Tuesday, Aug 19
  • Thursday, Aug 21
  • Wednesday, Sep 24
  • Tuesday, Oct 21
  • Thursday, Oct 23
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
  • Tuesday, Dec 9
  • Thursday, Dec 11