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Educational Benefits

Educational Benefits


Western Kentucky University offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses, and dependent children to enhance the benefits available to employees and to encourage individual development and the pursuit of higher levels of education by all employees and their families.  

For more information, please view the policies below.

Employee Tuition Waiver Program

Full-time, regular employees are eligible to have tuition and mandatory fees remitted for up to six (6) credit hours per semester and up to six (6) credit hours during the winter and summer terms for a combineed total of 18 credit hours per calendar year. Part-time employees are eligible to have tuition and mandatory fees remitted for up to three (3) credit hours per semester and up to three (3) total credit hours during the winter and summer terms for a total of nine (9) credit hours per calendar year.

POLICY: Tuition Waiver Program for Employees

Employee Attending WKU Form

Employee Attending Other Institution Form

Part-time Faculty Form (Send to vpaaptw@wku.edu to obtain final approval from the Vice Provost)

Dependent Child Tuition Discount Program

Dependent children of full-time employees are eligible for a 50% discount on tuition and mandatory fees applied to undergraduate courses until the degree requirements for one (1) baccalaureate degree are met.

POLICY: Tuition Discount Program for Dependent Children of Employees

Dependent Child Tuition Discount Form

Tuition Discount for Spouses/Other Qualified Dependents

Spouses or other qualified dependents of regular, full-time employees are eligible for a 50% tuition discount for up to six (6) credit hours per semester (Fall and Spring) and up to six (6) credit hours during the Winter and Summer (May included) terms combined (total of 18 credit hours per calendar year), applied to undergraduate or graduate course work.

POLICY COMING SOON

Tuition Discount Form for Spouses/Other Qualified Dependents 

 

NOTE: Tuition Waiver/Discount forms may be submitted at anytime for WKU On Demand courses. 

2018 Form Deadlines

Spring Term

January 11

 

May Term

May 9

 

Summer Term

June 11

 

Fall Term

August 9

 

Winter Term

December 11

 

 

 


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 Last Modified 4/16/18