FAQs - Tuition Waivers
Who is eligible and what is the eligibility period for a tuition waiver?
Classified White & Blue Collar & Skilled Trades: must be employed full-time and have worked at least one (1) year prior to the first day of class. Gittleson Titles: must be employed full-time and have worked at least six (6) months prior to the first day of class. Full-time Instructional Titles: no service eligibility for graduate courses, one (1) year of employment for undergraduate courses. Adjunct Teaching Titles: must work 10 consecutive semesters.
Is the tuition waiver only for Lehman College?
No, you can use it at any CUNY college.
May I take Continuing Education courses with the tuition waiver?
No, you can use it only for courses listed in the Schedule of Classes, however DC-37 members may be eligible for an educational reimbursement.
Will CUNY pay my tuition to attend a non-CUNY college?
No, however DC-37 members should check with their union regarding an educational reimbursement.
Are my children or spouse eligible for the tuition waiver?
No, only CUNY employees are eligible for the tuition waiver.