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FAQs - 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.