Tuition Remission to Attend Dickinson College
Dickinson College only)
Tuition remission for attendance to
Dickinson College only is available to the employee, spouse, and all dependent
children (natural or adopted) of any full-time member of the Dickinson staff.
The definition of dependency is the same as that of the Internal Revenue Service
in the declaration of dependents for income tax purposes.
remission is limited to a maxiumum of 32 courses (eight semesters and one summer
class or the equivalent in part-time study), per individual and does not extend
to course work taken after completion of the minimum requirements for the
bachelor's degree, except for courses taken to complete the minimum requirements
for teacher certification.
For a full-time employee who has
completed one year of full-time service and who is admitted to the College under
the regular admissions procedures, full tuition remission is provided.
For a full-time employee whose dependents are admitted to the College under
the regular admissions procedures, tuition remission is provided
according to the Tuition
Schedule of Benefits
. Approved credit for prior years teaching
experience at another educational institution will satisfy the waiting period.
All other fees beyond tuition, such as room and board, are your
In the event the faculty member or administrator is
on an approved leave of absence for not more than one year, tuition assistance
or remission will continue to be applicable.
Should a faculty member
or administrator of the College retire or die, such support will continue with
the amount of assistance or remission based upon years of service. For each two
years of service, one year of tuition assistance or remission will be given per
child. Eligibility for tuition benefits in no way guarantees
admission to the College or obligates the Admissions Office to automatically
admit Dickinson employees or their dependents. If your dependent is interested
in attending Dickinson, you are strongly encouraged to set up an informational
appointment with the Admissions Office prior to applying. This could be done as
early as their freshman year in high school, but no later than the fall of their
senior year in high school. Counseling services would be provided to the
employee and the dependent about what it takes to be admitted to Dickinson and
what the student needs to do to gain admittance.Commonly asked questions: Q. If I am only
auditing a class, do I still need to fill out a Tuition Remission Form?
A. Yes. Q. Does Tuition Remission cover the Teacher
Certification Program and the three education courses necessary to become a
A. Yes. The Teacher Certification Program
and related courses are covered. The exception is, if your degree is in French
and you wish to teach in English, the extra classes needed to accomplish this
are not covered. Q. I work at Dickinson on a part-time basis, am
I eligible for Tuition Remission?
A. No. You must work for the
College full-time to be eligible for this benefit. To apply
for tuition remission, click here to print the Tuition
, fill it out, and return it to Human Resource Services located at 55 N.