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Policy 5-305: Reduced Tuition Programs

  1. Purpose & Scope:
    1. To outline the tuition and fee reduction programs available as a benefit for University Employees and their dependents, dependents of deceased University Employees, University Emeriti and Retirees, and senior citizens.
  2. Definitions:
      1. "Employee" is defined in Policy 5-001.
  3. Policy:
    1. Subject to the eligibility and limitation rules provided in Rule 5-305A, University Employees and their dependents may receive reductions in charges for tuition and fees for University courses.
    2. Subject to the eligibility and limitation rules provided in Rule 5-305A, University Retirees (including those who retired on disability), University Emeriti, and Dependents of Emeriti, Retired, or Deceased University Employees may receive reductions in charges for tuition and fees for University courses.
    3. Subject to the eligibility and limitation rules provided in Rule 5-305A and in Utah Code Annotated 53B-9-101 to -103, Utah senior citizens may receive reductions in charges for tuition and fees for or audit University courses.
    4. The Policy is intended to be implemented through associated University Regulations, including a University Rule or Rules, which shall describe and govern specific aspects of the scope and manner of implementation.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other related resources
    1. Rules
      1. Rule 5-305A
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
    4. Forms
    5. Other related resource materials
  5. References:
    1. University Rule 5-305A, Eligibility and Limitations for Reduced Tuition Programs
    2. Policy 5-001, Personnel Definitions Policy
    3. Policy 5-112, Retirement Policy
    4. Policy 6-406, Special Student Fees
    5. Utah Code Annotated 53B-9-101 to -103
  6. Contacts
    1. Policy Owner: Questions about this Policy and any related Rules, Procedures and Guidelines should be directed to the Director of Benefits for Human Resources.
    2. Policy Officer: Only the Vice President for Human Resources or his/her designee has the authority to grant exceptions to this Policy.
  7. History:
    1. Current version
      1. Revision 18: effective date July 1, 2009
      2. Approved by Academic Senate June 1, 2009 (by Executive Committee)
      3. Approved by Board of Trustees June 9, 2009
      4. Editorially revised: October 11, 2011
        1. Editorial changes were made to this document to reflect the changes in employee definitions as set forth in Policy 5-100.
      5. Background information for Revision 18
    2. Earlier versions:
      1. Revision 17: effective dates - December 27, 1999 to July 1, 2009
      2. Revision 16: effective dates - May 17, 1999 to December 26, 1999
      3. Revision 15: effective dates - January 13, 1995 to May 16, 1995
Last Updated: 7/25/17