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.
  2. The deadlines for submitting an Employee Tuition Remission Benefit Application Form are as follows:
    Non Matriculated Students:
    For the Fall and Spring semesters, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is by the end of the first week of classes.
    For the Summer semester, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is prior to the start of the class.
    Matriculated Students:
    For the Fall and Spring semesters, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is by the due date of the bill.
    For the Summer semester, the deadline to submit a Tuition Remission Application is prior to the start of the class.
    Taxation Note: see Taxation Guidelines to understand the impact of Federal State taxes on this benefit.
  3. If you are the employee taking a class, please ensure your supervisor reviews and signs the Employee Tuition Remission Application Form and Tax Exclusion Form (if applicable).
  4. Forward the completed Application with the required signatures, to:

Student Services Desk
Dowling Hall
Medford
, MA 02155

Forward the completed Tax Exclusion Form to:

Alan Copithorne
HR Service Center
200 Boston Ave, Suite 1650
Medford, MA 02155

Non-Degree Students Only

You must obtain instructor’s approval on the first day of class before submitting the 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.
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.