Tuition waiver for Montgomery College credit courses and tuition reimbursements are provided to facilitate the continued growth and education of our employees. These benefits are available to regular full-time, regular part-time, full-time temporary with benefits employees, and part-time temporary with benefits employees.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Tuition Waiver - Employee Only
The purpose of the tuition waiver plan is to allow eligible regular full-time, regular part-time, full-time temporary with benefits employees and part-time temporary with benefits employees to enroll in credit courses at Montgomery College. Noncredit Continuing Education courses are excluded from tuition waiver coverage for employees but may be covered in accordance with EAP regulations, as appropriate. Fees for courses taken at Montgomery College under the Tuition Waiver Plan which meet EAP regulations may also be covered under the Educational Assistance Program (EAP).
In accordance with Maryland State law, tuition is waived at time of enrollment for Montgomery College courses approved in advanced under this policy and taken during non-working hours. Tuition waiver is limited to a space available basis.
Fee Reimbursement: Fees for courses taken at Montgomery College that are job, career, or degree-related would also be eligible for reimbursement. Course fees, only for courses taken at another college, which are job, career, or degree-related would also be reimbursed. Please note: Admissions application fees, graduation fees, and other charges assessed that are not related to a particular course will not be paid/reimbursed.
Tuition Waiver - Dependent/Spouse/Same-Sex Domestic Partner
Tuition Waiver is available to dependents, spouses, and same-sex domestic partners of regular full-time, regular part-time, full-time temporary with benefits employees and part-time temporary with benefits employees. Courses must be for credit. Fees are not waived. Dependent/spouse is defined as a lawful spouse, domestic partner meeting the eligibility requirements for group insurance, or any unmarried child (natural, step or legally adopted) of an eligible employee who is less than 26 years old. Copies of birth certificates, marriage certificates or legal adoption paperwork will satisfy these requirements.
No waiting period
- Credit courses at Montgomery College
- Earn a passing grade and the associated credit for the course
- No limit to the number of courses
- No schedule limitation
- Only the Tuition cost is waived. Fees are not waived
- Dependent/Spouse relationship will be determined by information in the Office of Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management (HRSTM). If information is not available, MC employee will be requested to submit documentation.
- Courses that are not satisfactorily completed may not be retaken using the Tuition Waiver benefit.
Education Assistance Program (EAP)
The purpose of the Educational Assistance Program (EAP) is to assist all eligible employees with educational expenses in order to (a) help them perform more effectively in their current job classifications through improved knowledge and skills; and (b) help them in preparing for higher level responsibilities in the College by virtue of broadened capabilities.