DEB (Local) – Compensation and Benefits: Fringe Benefits


SECTION ONE: TUITION WAIVERS

1.01 Credit Courses
Full-time employees may enroll without charge in up to seven semester hours of credit courses per semester. Tuition and all other fees (except other fees charged for private music lesson, and special fees as designated) are waived for such employees. Only one of these courses may be taken during the employee’s regularly scheduled work hours if it is directly job related, and is approved in writing in advance by the employee’s supervisor. Employees must complete an Employee Tuition Exemption Scholarship Application (see DEB Exhibit A).

1.02 Noncredit Courses

Full-time employees may enroll without charge in up to seven semester hours of noncredit courses per semester. Tuition and all other fees (except other fees charged for private music lesson, and special fees as designated) are waived for such employees. Only one of these courses may be taken during the employee’s regularly scheduled work hours if it is directly job related, and is approved in writing in advance by the employee’s supervisor. Employees must complete an Employee Tuition Exemption Scholarship Application (see DEB Exhibit A).

1.03 Retirees

Retirees may enroll without charge in up to seven semester hours of credit courses per semester. Tuition and all other fees (except other fees charged for private music lesson, and special fees as designated) are waived for such employees. Only one of these courses may be taken during the employee’s regularly scheduled work hours if it is directly job related, and is approved in writing in advance by the employee’s supervisor. Employees must complete an Employee Tuition Exemption Scholarship Application (see DEB Exhibit A).

1.04 Dependents

Dependents of fulltime employees are entitled to scholarships for credit courses in the amount of tuition and fees (excluding special fees) not to exceed the cost of 15 in-district credit hours per fall and spring semester and 6 credit hours for each summer semester. Textbooks are not included. To be eligible, the dependent must be a spouse, a child or stepchild under age 26, or a dependent eligible to be claimed as an exemption on the employee’s most recent tax return. The employee must complete the dependent tuition exemption scholarship form located on the Human Resources webpage and submit to the Office of Human Resources for approval and processing (see DEB Exhibit B). Any fulltime employee’s dependents may take community service courses, except Driver’s Safety, at 50 percent of tuition and fees, if space is available, with the discount not to exceed an amount equal to the present cost of 15 in-district hours of tuition and fees for credit courses. When the College District offers courses and programs in partnership with other entities, the amount of the tuition and fee waiver may not exceed the total revenue allocated to the College District for each student.

REVISED: 06/2018