All regular full time and regular and limited part time employees of the University are eligible for tuition benefits at Lewis University, in accordance with the specifications of this policy. The tuition benefits, described herein, also apply to the following:
With prior approval of the unit head, employees may enroll in one course (three credit hour maximum) during the regularly scheduled work day provided the function of the employee’s position is not impaired and the course is not available outside of the employee’s regularly scheduled work day. Such a course is limited to those offered during the Fall and Spring semesters. With prior approval of the employee’s supervisor, who has assessed and determined that there would be no adverse interruption of services or operations, an employee may enroll in a non-traditional format class, including classes offered during the summer months.
Employees enrolled in a course during the workday are to limit their lunch break to one-half hour on the days the class meets.
|0-4 years of service||25% waiver||25%waiver||No waiver|
|5-9 years of service||50% waiver||50% waiver||25% waiver|
|10+ years of service||100% waiver||50% waiver||25% waiver|
Employees seeking tuition benefits must file an Application for Tuition Waiver (Exhibit 8) with the Office of Human Resources each semester. Waiver applications are to be completed and submitted to the Office of Human Resources no later than the end of the first week of each semester. Applications submitted after the first week of each semester will not be authorized.
The following limitations apply to this benefit:
Lewis University is an equal opportunity employer. Decisions regarding hiring, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, discipline, and all other decisions regarding the terms and conditions of employment will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local laws which is unrelated to the ability to perform the job or which can be reasonably accommodated.