Tuition Benefit - AUPE Limited Term & Apprentices

APPLICATION FOR TUITION BENEFIT

TUITION BENEFIT AND DEPENDENT TUITION BENEFIT

Staff Tuition Benefit

The Board shall allow each Eligible Employee a waiver of one hundred percent (100%) tuition, materials, and service fees for undergraduate credit courses at the University of Lethbridge, up to a maximum of 15-credit hours per semester. Co-operative courses will qualify for the Tuition Benefit.

An administration fee of $15.00 per semester course shall be charged to a maximum of $45.00 per employee per semester.

Normal regulations on tuition and other course fee payments and deadlines will apply.

The taxation of the instruction fee support shall be in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency regulations.

Employees will be eligible for the Tuition Benefit during any unpaid leave that exceeds 22 working days. If, after returning from an unpaid leave, an employee who voluntarily leaves the service of the University of Lethbridge prior to the expiration of the term of the appointment or within 12 months from the initial date of return, whichever period is less, they will be required to refund a portion of the Tuition Benefit.

Tuition Benefit

The spouse and dependents of Eligible employees shall be entitled to a fifty percent (50%) reduction in tuition fees, including the materials and service fees, charged for the undergraduate credit courses at the University of Lethbridge, up to a maximum of 15 credit hours per student per semester.

Effective for Fall 2015 courses, the maximum tuition benefit for any student is the equivalent of a 50% reduction of the costs of a University of Lethbridge undergraduate credit course. Where both parents are employed at the University only one parent can claim this benefit.

An administration fee of $15.00 per semester course shall be charged to the student, to a maximum of $45.00 per student per semester.

The spouse and dependents of an Employee with no less than one year of service, who dies while employed by the University shall be entitled to a waiver of one hundred percent (100%) of the tuition, including the materials and service fees, for undergraduate credit courses undertaken at the University for a period of four (4) years following the death of the employee, up to a maximum of 15 credit hours per student per semester.

The definition of spouse and dependent shall be consistent with the definition used for entitlement to the Extended Health and Dental Plans. Reimbursement of Tuition Benefit is pro-rated for part-time employees.

Normal regulations on tuition and other course fee payments and deadlines will apply.

The taxation of the Tuition Benefit shall be in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency regulations.