Human Resources

Tuition Waivers

Who is eligible and what is the eligibility period for a tuition waiver?
Classified White & Blue Collar & Skilled Trades: must be employed full-time and have worked at least one (1) year prior to the first day of class. Gittleson Titles: must be employed full-time and have worked at least six (6) months prior to the first day of class. Full-time Instructional Titles: no service eligibility for graduate courses, one (1) year of employment for undergraduate courses. Adjunct Teaching Titles: must work 10 consecutive semesters.

Is the tuition waiver only for Lehman College?
No, you can use it at any CUNY college.

May I take Continuing Education courses with the tuition waiver?
No, you can use it only for courses listed in the Schedule of Classes, however DC-37 members may be eligible for an educational reimbursement.

Will CUNY pay my tuition to attend a non-CUNY college?
No, however DC-37 members should check with their union regarding an educational reimbursement.

Are my children or spouse eligible for the tuition waiver?
No, only CUNY employees are eligible for the tuition waiver.

Last modified: Oct 13, 2011

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