Last Updated 01/13
Applies to Faculty and Staff; their spouses and children
The University offers a variety of educational benefit plans to assist faculty, staff, retirees, their spouses and children in achieving their educational goals.
Faculty, Staff, Retirees, & Spouses
Educational Benefit for Notre Dame Classes
Upon employment, full-time faculty, staff, and their spouses; postdoctoral research associates and their spouses; interns and their spouses; and visiting faculty and their spouses are eligible for tuition remission for courses at Notre Dame. This benefit also applies to retired faculty and staff, and their spouses. The program provides 90% tuition remission for undergraduate courses and 100% tuition remission for graduate courses for a maximum of one (1) course up to three (3) credits per semester or summer. More detailed information on requirements and application procedures is available at:
Non-Notre Dame Tuition Reimbursement Program
Full-time staff are eligible for the Non-Notre Dame Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program provides reimbursement for one (1) course up to three (3) credits, each spring, summer, or fall semester with a maximum reimbursement amount of $1,500.00 per academic year for courses taken at an accredited institution towards an undergraduate or graduate degree. Qualifying courses must be reasonably related to present or future work assignments at Notre Dame or must be in pursuit of a post-secondary education to achieve an undergraduate or a graduate degree at an accredited institution. Job-related certification, skills, or trade training is also reimbursed up to $750. Additional information on the requirements and application procedures is available at:
Fred E. Freeman Staff Scholarship
Regular, full-time non-exempt staff employees with at least three (3) years of full-time service are eligible to apply for the Fred E. Freeman Staff Scholarship. This fund provides tuition reimbursement for post-secondary education, certification, or college degree programs up to a maximum of $1000 per semester, per employee. Additional information on requirements and application procedures is available at:
Children’s Education Benefits
The University provides education benefits to the children of eligible faculty and staff and to eligible retirees. Specific information on these benefits is available at:
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