Tuition may be waived for undergraduate and graduate courses at any CUNY college on a space available, no-cost basis depending upon the term the employee is registered for, their category/title, the number of credits attempted, and their amount of service time.

Click here for the CUNY Employee Waiver Form. Staff members must visit the Human Resources department in their college/administrative office to get their tuition waiver approved. This must be done for each term.

Employee Category Service Requirements Course Type & Credit Limits Summer Session Winter Session
Instructional Staff UG – 1 year
GR – None
UG – No Limit
GR – 6 Credits
No No
Classified Managerial UG – 1 year
GR – None
UG – No Limit
GR – 6 Credits
No No
Adjunct Teaching Titles 10 Consecutive Semesters 1 Course (UG or GR) No No
Gittleson Titles 6 Months UG – No Limit
GR – 6 Credits
Yes, UG Only No
Classified White Collar 1 Year UG – No Limit
GR – 3 Credits
Yes, UG Only No
Classified Blue Collar 1 Year UG – No Limit
GR – 3 Credits
Yes, UG Only No
Skilled Trades 1 Year UG – No Limit
GR – None (Undergraduate Only)
Yes No

 

Part-time titles, such as College Assistants, IT Hourly, NTA’s, etc. are not eligible for Tuition Waiver. Part-time titles should contact their union for information on any available tuition reimbursement. DC37 members such as CA’s and IT’s, click here to find out more information.