Deadlines for Tuition Remission

Spring 2024
Tuition Remission Deadlines, Information, and Restrictions

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Institution:

 Limitations and Restrictions

Faculty/Staff Credit Limit

Spouse/Dependent
Credit Limits

Start date for Acceptance of forms

Last date for Acceptance of forms

Bowie State University
(BSU)
No limitations 8 credits No Limit 11/07/2023 04/05/2024
Coppin State University
(CSU)
Self-support programs and courses; study abroad programs are excluded. 8 credits 0 credits 10/25/2023 01/19/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
Frostburg State University
(FSU)
Self-support programs and courses; study abroad programs are excluded 8 credits No Limit 10/30/2023 02/02/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
Morgan State University
(MSU)
No limitations yet 8 credits 8 credits 01/01/2024 04/15/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
Salisbury University
(SU)
Self-support programs and courses; study abroad programs are excluded. Late letter due after close date. 8 credits No Limit 10/16/2023 02/08/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
Towson University
(TU)
Exclusions: all self-support programs, such as Computer Certification courses, College of ED closed contact courses,& Towson Learning Network, etc.; all noncredit courses; one-to-one courses such as advanced studio and private lessons, ,etc.; courses offered during minimesters; study abroad programs except for Towson University Exchanges. 8 credits 15 credits 11/06/2023 02/26/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Baltimore
(UB)
non-credit courses, certificate programs, and study abroad travels are excluded. 8 credits No Limit 11/01/2023 03/26/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
(UMB)
M.D. and D.D.S. & Designated Self-Support Programs excluded. Per BOR Policy VII-4.20, UMB dependents receive tuition remission for the undergraduate nursing program at UMB and at all other participating institutions since UMB is a graduate level school and the home campus rule is not applicable. No GRA's for Summer Session, only eligible for Spring and Fall Semesters

No Winter Session at UMB
8 credits 20 credits 12/15/2023 01/29/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(UMBC)
Study Abroad administrative and program fees are not included in Tuition Remission. All non-credit programs and Computer Certificate Programs offered through the Division of Professional Studies or the UMBC Training Centers are excluded. Employees are required to be on payroll as of the first day of classes in order to be eligible to use tuition remission for that semester, even if the employee previously applied for the tuition remission. 8 credits No Limit 11/27/2023 01/15/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Maryland, College Park
(UMCP)
Intermediate Math, UM English Inst. are excluded. All graduate programs are reimbursed at the standard graduate tuition rate of $828.00 per credit with a cost difference, if any, billed to the student. Please visit https://billpay.umd.edu/GraduateTuition for graduate programs with non-standard tuition and fees. Consortium courses will be covered. 8 credits 22 credits 10/19/2023 02/24/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
(UMES)
The pharmacy program is exempt from tuition remission waiver. 8 credits No Limit 11/01/2023 05/09/2024
(Late letter required afterwards)
University of Maryland Global Campus
(UMGC)
Executive Degree Programs, National Leadership Institute, and noncredit classes are excluded.

Tuition Remission Forms must be processed within 5 days of registering for classes, or classes will be dropped. (Late letter required after the deadline).
8 credits No Limit 05/01/2023 Tuition Remission Forms must be processed within 5 days of registering for classes, or classes will be dropped. (Late letter required after deadline.)

Reciprocity Institutions

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC)

Noncredit Courses excluded. No reciprocity for spouses. Retirees and their dependent children are not eligible.

*See full policy on website noted in footnote.

8 credits

No credit limits for Dependents of employees.

 

 

Open

(Late letter required after deadline)

Morgan State University (MSU)

Minimum enrollment in all courses to meet costs must occur before tuition remission will be accepted. No reciprocity for Grad Assistants or spouses. Retirees and their/Dependents are not eligible.

*See full policy on website noted in footnote.

 

8 credits

 

 

Open

 MSU accepts TR request for the entire semester until the last day of the semester

(Late letter required after deadline.)

St. Mary’s College of MD (SMCM)

 

Scholarship awards from St. Mary’s cannot exceed the value of in-state tuition.  Tuition remissions are scholarships and count toward this limit.  Internships, independent studies, and non-credit courses can only be taken with tuition remission if they do not result in additional expense for the College. Spouses, Retirees and Retiree spouses/dependents, & Graduate Assistants are not eligible. Graduate courses are not available for dependents.  Reciprocity for UMB, UB, UMCES, and USMO has been amended. Please consult with your HR Office.

*See full policy on website noted in footnote.

 

8 credits

 

4yrs full-time; total maximum of 8 fulltime Fall/Summer and/or Spring semesters, including  semesters when students registered but withdrew or did not attend.

 

Open

Upon Registration

(Late letter required after deadline.)


Notes and Information

Employee is responsible for researching eligibility for a specific course/program. Tuition Remission program covers tuition only – Fees and books are NOT covered.

If you have a student loan and your tuition remission has not been applied to your account by the designated deadline, your loan will be applied towards your courses per federal requirements.

  • Employees hired prior to 1/1/90: dependents eligible for undergraduate and graduate remission.
  • Employees hired on or after 1/1/90: dependents eligible for undergraduate remission at the institution where employee works; note policy for exceptions.
  • Employee hired on or after July 1, 1992:  two year waiting period and undergraduate remission at the institution where the employee works. 
  • Please refer to the USM Tuition Remission policies for more details:

Further, please be advised that these policies may be revised by the USM-BOR from time to time.


Additionally, refer to the Institution’s website where the course work is being taken for details related to that Institution’s Tuition Remission.  Please verify tuition cost before enrolling.


TAXABILITY OF TUITION REMISSION BENEFIT:

For information about tax treatment of tuition remission, visit http://www.usmd.edu/usm/adminfinance/systemwide_human_resources; scroll to” Links to Further HR Information, Policies, and Programs” and then scroll to the Tuition Remission section; then select “Tuition Remission Tax Chart”.

Disclaimer:  Provisions listed above may be revised from time to time and may not be all inclusive in this document.  Final decisions are made at the Institution where the course work is being taken.




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