Under this policy, Delta State University will remit tuition for no more than six (6) credit hours per fall or spring semester. Delta State will remit tuition for no more than three (3) credit hours per summer term and/or a total of six hours for extended summer terms. Tuition remission is available for no more than three (3) credit hours per intersession term. The Tuition Remission Program does not include laboratory fees, course materials, or housing fees. Also excluded are Independent Study (Correspondence) courses and non-credit workshops, institutes and short courses offered thorugh the Division of Graduate and Continuing Studies.
Employees may be released for up to one (1) three credit hour course during their normal working day with the prior approval of the responsible department/unit head. Employees will be not be release from work for any additional courses above three (3) credit hours in a given semester or term. Additional courses must be taken during non-work hours.
In order to receive tuition remission, employees must gain admission/readmission to the University and complete the Application for Tuition Remission form. The application must be completed and forwarded to the Human Resources Department prior to the deadline for registration each semester.
Credit hours taken in excess of the limits specified in this policy shall be paid for by employees at the actual tuition for those hours.
Retired full-time employees, who were eligible for the Tuition Remission Program at the time of their retirement, may continue to be eligible under the same terms as regular employees. The term retirees shall mean employees who have attained official retirement status from the University.
Regular full-time employees on an approved leave of absence may continue to be eligible for the Tuition Remission Program for the duration of the approved absence.