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Employee and Dependents Tuition and Mandatory Fees Waiver/Reimbursement Benefits

G-6: Employee and Dependents Tuition and Mandatory Fees Waiver/Reimbursement Benefits

Adoption Date: 08/17/92  |  Revision Date: 10/20/04  |  Revision Date: 08/26/08  |  Revision Date: 09/28/10  |  Revision Date: 02/22/11  |  Revision Date: 08/30/11  |  Revision Date: 02/28/12

PSC Tuition Waivers/Reimbursements

Prairie State College shall endeavor to provide tuition and mandatory fees waivers or tuition and mandatory fees reimbursements for employees and their dependents as provided below for purposes of taking credit courses at Prairie State College:

  1. Full-Time Faculty Members and Their Dependents: Shall be eligible for tuition and mandatory fees waivers as per the collective bargaining agreement.
  2. Full- and Part-Time Support Staff and Their Dependents: Shall be eligible for tuition and mandatory fees waivers as per the collective bargaining agreement.
  3. Campus & Public Safety Officers and Their Dependents: Refer to the collective bargaining agreement.
  4. Grant-Funded Employees and their Dependents: Shall be eligible for tuition and mandatory fees waivers as provided for the employees in the same employee group, subject to limitations of the applicable grant.
  5. Adjunct Faculty Members and Their Dependents: Shall be eligible for tuition and mandatory fees waivers as per the collective bargaining agreement.
  6. All Other Full- or Benefitted Part-Time Employees
    1. Shall be eligible for full tuition and mandatory fees waivers; all course specific fees are not waived. These costs must be borne by the employee.
    2. Their dependents shall be eligible for tuition and mandatory fees waivers for one-half (½) of the in-district tuition; all course specific fees are not waived. These costs must be borne by the employee or their dependent.
  7. Administrative Employees, Managers/Professional Employees and Confidential Support Staff: Shall also be eligible for tuition reimbursement for up to six (6) semester hours for baccalaureate/ graduate courses taken outside of normal work hours, up to a maximum reimbursement of $1,200 per semester, and upon approval by the President or designee. Such coursework must be approved in advance as pertinent to the individual's position and benefit of Prairie State College. To be eligible for the reimbursement, the eligible administrator, manager/professional or confidential support staff must have successfully completed the course(s) and earned a grade of A or B.
  8. Hourly Employees and Their Dependents: Shall be excluded from this policy of tuition and mandatory fees waivers and reimbursements.

 

Stipends for Degrees

  1. Contractual Support Staff: refer to the collective bargaining agreement.
  2. Confidential Support Staff: same as provided in the support staff collective bargaining agreement.
  3. Campus & Public Safety Officers: Refer to the collective bargaining agreement.
  4. Grant Funded Employees: Same as provided for the employees in the same employee group, subject to the limitations of the applicable grant.
  5. Manager/Professional Employees: the College may establish a stipend program for Manager/Professional employees who complete a subsequent degree.
  6. Administrative Employees: the College may establish a stipend program for Administrative Employees who complete a subsequent degree.