Educational Assistance - Tuition Remission, Tuition Reimbursement & College Savings Plans of Maryland
Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition benefits for most programs at any participating campus of the University System of Maryland (USM). (M.D. and D.D.S. programs are exempt). Tuition Remission is not available to part-time less than 50% employees. Employees must have 2 years of University service to be eligible for tuition remission for their spouse and dependent children. Tuition remission for spouses and dependent children of employees applies only toward the first undergraduate degree at any participating institution within the USM.
For additional information:
- Faculty & Staff Policy
- FAQs for Faculty & Staff
- Spouses and Dependent Children Policy
- FAQs for Spouse & Dependents
- FAQs for Fellows
- Graduate Assistants Tuition Remission
- Fall Tuition Remission Deadlines
Applying for Tuition Remission
- Enrollment Form and Directions to Complete (PDF)
- Online Enrollment Form
- Addendum to Spouse and Dependent Children
(Addendum must be submitted with spouse and dependent application.)
Tuition Reimbursement is for work related courses not offered at a participating USM campus. The employee pays for the course and is reimbursed. Employees must show the course is not available within USM and the course must be job related and pre-approved.
College Savings Plans of Maryland
College Savings Plans of Maryland is a program available to all Maryland residents. It is not a benefit administered by UMB/USM or the State of Maryland’s Department of Budget and Management, Employee Benefits Division.