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Tuition Waivers

Eastern Illinois University employees, dependents, and annuitants may be eligible for tuitions waivers when required criteria is met.

Administration and Professional Employees and Faculty

Administration and Professional employees and Faculty are eligible for a tuition waiver only on EIU's campus. An employee on a 100% contract is eligible to receive a waiver for a maximum of two courses or six credit hours per semester, whichever is greater. Part-time employees may also be eligible for the waiver, but at a reduced number of credit hours per semester.

A&P/FAC Tuition Waiver

Civil Service

Civil Service employees are eligible for a tuition waiver at EIU's campus as well as other Illinois state institutions of higher education. An employee on a 100% contract and has successfully completed his or her probationary period is eligible to receive a waiver for a maximum of two courses or six credit hours per semester, whichever is greater. Part-time employees may also be eligible for the waiver, but at a reduced number of credit hours per semester.

Civil Service Tuition Waiver

Coaches

Temporary employees are eligible for tuition waivers effective at the beginning of the second fiscal year. An employee on a 100% contract is eligible to receive a waiver for a maximum of six credit hours per semester.

Coach Tuition Waiver

Dependents

For dependents of active employees with at least seven years of service are eligible for a 50% tuition waiver for up to four years at an Illinois state institution of higher education.

50% Tuition Waiver

Annuitants

An employee who has retired from EIU is eligible to receive a waiver for a maximum of one course or three credit hours per semester, whichever is greater.

A&P/FAC Retiree

Civil Service Retiree