Tuition Exemption

Information for: Full-Time Employees; eligible Part-Time Employees

Free tuition and registration fee at FIT are offered to full-time employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and dependent children.

Free tuition and registration fee at FIT are offered to the following part-time employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and their dependent children:

  • part-time faculty teaching a minimum of six (6) contact hours per week
  • part-time non-classroom faculty employees working a minimum of fifteen (15) hours per week
  • part-time staff employees working a minimum of seventeen and one-half (17.5) hours per week
  • part-time classroom assistant employees working a minimum of fifteen (15) hours per week 

Your department chairperson (faculty) or supervisor will need to verify the number of hours you are working each week.

Employees wishing to register their spouse, domestic partner, dependent child, or children for courses at FIT must submit a copy of the following documents to the Office of Human Resources:

  • dependents - 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return listing the dependent(s) (submitted annually)
  • spouse - marriage certificate (submitted once and kept on file)
  • domestic partner - affidavit or certificate of domestic partnership (submitted once and kept on file)

Tuition exemption forms are available online and should be completed and approved prior to registering for classes. A copy of the document will be kept on file for any future course registration.

DISCLAIMER

1) If an employment assignment you had been offered does not materialize making you ineligible for tuition waiver or your employment terminates before the start date of the course(s) you will be required to pay for the course(s) unless you officially withdraw by established deadlines.

2) Tuition waiver applies only to tuition and registration costs. A student is required to pay any other associated fees.