Tuition Remission

Employees may take a course or pursue a degree or certificate program at Tufts University. In addition, eligible dependents may participate in this program.

All benefits eligible employees, spouses, same sex domestic partners and dependent children interested in taking classes at Tufts University, under the guidelines of the Tuition Remission Policy, must do the following:

  1. Complete the Employee Tuition Remission Benefit Application Form.

Forward the completed Application with the required signatures, to:

Student Services Desk

Dowling Hall, Medford , MA 02155

The deadlines for submitting an Employee Tuition Remission Benefit Application Form are as follows:

Non Matriculated Students:
Fall and Spring semesters, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is by the end of the first week of classes.

Summer semester, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is prior to the start of the class.

Matriculated Students:
Fall and Spring semesters, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is by the due date of the bill.

Summer semester, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is prior to the start of the class.

 

The Employee Tuition Remission Benefit Application Form must always be submitted to cover the tuition charge on the bill. In some cases other steps are required to register for the course. Please see the form for the registration process for each school.

Non-Degree Students Only

You must obtain instructor’s approval on the first day of class before submitting the Employee Tuition Remission Benefit Application Form to Student Services. The instructor is certifying that space is available for the employee and that the employee has been accepted into the course(s).

Notes:

  • Non-Degree Students will not be considered eligible for Tuition Remission Benefits until all appropriate signatures have been obtained and the applicable forms returned to the student services desk.
  • Eligible dependent children who have not been formally admitted to Tufts University may take up to two courses during the summer semester only.
  • Non-Degree Students may pre-register for Summer Session courses only. Fall and Spring sessions are still subject to the guidelines noted above for Non-Degree Students.

For questions regarding registration and tuition contact Student Services

 

 

  1. Employees seeking exclusion from Tuition Remission related taxes on course(s) claimed to be job related must submit a completed Tuition Remission Tax Exclusion Form   and send it to Tufts Support Services for approval in order to be excluded from any tax liability. Please ensure your supervisor reviews and signs the form (if applicable).

Forward the completed Tuition Remission Tax Exclusion Form with the required signatures, to:

Tufts Support Services
62R Talbot Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144

Taxation Note: see Taxation Guidelines to understand the impact of Federal State taxes on this benefit.

For questions regarding taxation contact TSS Tufts Support Services

 

The information and links on this page provide a brief overview of the Tuition Remission Program. If there are any inconsistencies between the information provided on this site and the plan’s legal documents, the latter will always govern.