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EIU Benefit Services

Tuition Waivers

EIU employees, annuitants, and dependents may be eligible for tuition waivers. Please view appropriate employment category for eligibility. Online applications must be submitted before the beginning of each semester. 

Academic Professional, ASP, & Faculty 

Administration Professional, ASP and Faculty employees are eligible for a tuition waiver only at 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.

Civil Service

Civil Service employees are eligible for a tuition waiver at EIU's campus as well as other public Illinois institutions of higher education. 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. 

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.

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. Annuitant tuition waivers are to be turned in to the Human Resources Office, Old Main Room 2020 before the beginning of each semester. 

Dependents

The parent or guardian of the waiver recipient must have been employed by any public Illinois university for at least seven years and active on the first day of the semester the waiver is utilized. Children receiving the waiver must be undergraduates, under the age 25 at the commencement of the academic year the waiver takes effect, must qualify for admissions, and can only receive a maximum of four years of the 50% tuition waiver benefit. This application begins with the parent's login. 

 

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Benefits Office

Old Main Room 2020
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston IL, 61920

217-581-5825
Fax: 217-581-3614
benefits@eiu.edu


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