On Campus Tuition Remission

On-Campus Tuition Remission is a benefit provided to adjunct faculty, their spouse/domestic partner and dependent children to attend classes for credit at Pace University.

Graduate courses are subject to tax withholdings governed by the IRS. See Taxable Tuition for more information
 

Benefits

On-Campus Tuition Remission covers only the tuition and the General Institution Fee (GIF). All other charges including lab fees, late charges or activities fees are not included and are the responsibility of the student. Tuition Remission benefits available under the On-Campus Tuition Remission Program do not cover special arrangements such as tutorials, independent study, or courses conducted off-campus which are accepted for credit at Pace.

Non-credit or certificate courses/programs are covered for the employee only and when directly related to your job.  Please contact the University Benefits office for requirements and application procedures.


Eligibility

Part time faculty

During the first year of employment, part - time faculty are eligible to receive 50% tuition remission for all programs except the Executive Business Programs, the Psy.D Psychology Program,  School of Law and all doctoral programs.  The latter special programs are at 25% tuition remission.

On-campus tuition remission is increased to 100% (50% for special programs) after one full year of employment and having taught at least six credits in the prior academic year***. The adjunct is eligible only if she/he is teaching a course within the same academic year applicable to the remission being applied for. Substitutions do not apply.

Spouse/domestic partner

Eligible to receive 50% tuition after 5 years of employment in all programs except for the Executive Business Programs, the Psy.D. Psychology Program,  and the Law School, and all doctoral programs. Those Programs receive 25% tuition benefit.  After 15 years of employment, this on-campus tuition remission is increased to 100% (50% for special programs).

Children

Eligible to receive 50% tuition after 5 years of employment in all programs for the duration of the adjunct faculty member’s employment and having met the aforementioned criteria. Dependent children receive 50% tuition up to age 24. After age 24 they receive 25% tuition benefit except for the Executive Business Program, the Ph.D. Psychology Program and the Law School, and all doctoral programs. Those Programs receive 12.5% tuition benefit. All tuition remission benefits end at the end of the semester in which the child turns 30.

After 15 years of employment, this on-campus tuition remission benefit is increased to 100% up to age 24, (50% for special programs) After age 24, they receive 50% tuition benefit (25% for special programs).  See benefit grid below for further information. All tuition remission benefits end at the end of the semester in which the child turns 30.

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Employee or Dependency status Under-Graduate Graduate Special Programs*
1

Adjunct Faculty after one year of employment and having taught a minimum of six credits***

100%

100%

50%

3

Adjunct Faculty*** during first year of employment

50%

50%

25%

5

Spouse/partner and Children (to age 24) of Adjunct faculty, after 5 years of employment

50%

50%

25%

6

Children of Adjunct Faculty*** (age 24 or older), after 5 years employment 25% 25% 12.50%
7

Spouse/partner and Children (to age 24) of Adjunct Faculty, after 15 years of employment

100% 100% 50%
8 Children of Adjunct Faculty (age 24 or older), after 15 years employment 50% 50% 25%
  
* For Example: Executive MBA; EMBA; Doctoral Programs and the Law School. Those programs only receive a tuition benefit, not to exceed the greater of the total tuition to complete a Master's degree in Lubin or CSIS or 50% of the special graduate degree tuition.
** To the end of semester following 24th birthday; Age 24, or older for undergraduate degree only, if matriculation commenced prior to age 24. All remission benefits cease at the end of the semester following 30th birthday.
*** Must continue to provide teaching services (substitutions not included) at least one semester per academic year in order to continue to qualify for this benefit; Breaks in service greater than 12 months will result in re-establishment of years of employment.

 

Procedures

An https://www.pace.edu/human-resources/forms/forms-employees#BenefitsTuition , must be completed each semester and when classes are added or dropped.  The completed application must be submitted to Human Resources for approval by the date(s) indicated below.

Fall semester August 15
Spring semester December 15
Summer I May 15
Summer II June 15

If any deadline date falls on a day the University is not open, the deadline is extended to the first business day following the 15th.

The Office of Student Assistance (OSA) will send an invoice to the student for all charges. This invoice and the approved On-Campus Tuition Remission Application must be submitted (by the employee) to the Office of Student Assistance (OSA), which will credit the student's account for the amount of the Tuition Remission.

 

TAP Eligibility

The applicant must complete the Express TAP Application (ETA)  to determine whether the applicant, spouse or child is eligible for TAP:

  • If the Express TAP Application indicates eligibility, the applicant must check Part V(A) of the On-Campus Tuition Remission Application. If the Express TAP Application indicates eligibility, Pace reserves the right to reduce the On-Campus Tuition Remission award by the maximum TAP benefits allowed. Failure to comply with the procedures described herein will result in cancellation/revocation of the On-Campus Tuition Remission Application and benefits under Pace University's On-Campus Tuition Remission Program.
  • If the Express TAP Application indicates that the applicant is NOT eligible for TAP, the applicant must check Part V (B) of the On-Campus Tuition Remission Application. The applicant should retain the Express TAP Application for his/her records in the event there are any questions.