1. In order to be considered for Tuition Assistance, employees meeting all eligibility requirements, must be in good standing with the college, and must submit an application for pre-approval during the specified cycle dates.
2. Employees are encouraged to notify their employee supervisor upon submission of a Tuition Assistance application. Supervisors are also notified by the Foundation via email subsequent to each application deadline.
3. Employees enrolling in undergraduate, masters and doctorate coursework may apply for up to $650 in tuition assistance per application cycle.
4. Employees pursuing licensure or certification* may apply for up to $300 in tuition assistance per application cycle.
5. Employees may submit applications for pre-approval during each of the three annual application cycles; contingent on meeting all stated eligibility requirements.
6. Applicants attending institutions that do not operate on a typically semester schedule should refer to the date ranges associated with each application cycle. [FALL = courses beginning August 1 - November 30; SPRING = December 1 - March 31; SUMMER = April 1 - July 31]
6. Credit courses must be offered by a regionally accredited institution. Non-credit courses must be sponsored by an appropriate agency. Click here for a list of accredited institutions accepted by the college. (Listed under Agencies Issuing Transcripts and Degree Evaluations.)
7. Applicants are asked to notify the Foundation office of any changes made to the enrolled courses included on their application.
8. Employees attending Wake Tech: Tuition Assistance may be requested for Wake Tech courses beyond those which are covered by the Tuition Exemption benefit. (If you plan to enroll in one course, you ONLY need to submit a Tuition Waiver form to the Registrar. If you plan to enroll in more than one course, you must submit a Tuition Waiver form in addition to a Tuition Assistance application.)
*Individuals seeking support for required certification and licensure programs should speak to their supervisor regarding the use of the department's professional development funds.