Tuition Waivers


Employees of the Montana University System are eligible for a partial tuition waiver, 50% of the residential tuition, for their dependents. A dependent includes the employee’s spouse or adult dependent, as defined in the MUS Employee Benefits Plan, and financially dependent children as defined by the Internal Revenue Code who are unmarried and under age 25. For more information, see the link on the left.

Dependent Tuition Waiver Application

Dependent Tuition Waiver Policy

Dependent Tuition Waiver Procedure & Guidelines

Application Deadlines Employees who do not submit an application for a dependent tuition waiver by the following dates may be denied the dependent tuition waiver benefit. 

Fall semester: Sept. 30
Spring semester: Feb. 28
Summer semester: May 31


Generally, permanent employees who work at least three-quarters (3/4) time (.75 FTE) qualify for a partial tuition waiver. Faculty whose assignment is .75 FTE or greater will qualify in their second consecutive semester of employment. Staff members must have completed the probationary employment period.  The .75 FTE level must be maintained during the entire period of enrollment for which a tuition waiver has been granted. For more information, see the link on the left.

Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver Application & Procedures