Revised February 6, 2019
RETURN TO: BURSARS OFFICE
HEPBURN HALL, ROOM 106
TUITION REMISSION PROGRAM FOR
DEPENDENT CHILDREN OR SPOUSE/DOMESTIC PARTNER
OF FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES
A. General Program Description
The tuition waiver program provides partial waiver of tuition costs at New Jersey City
University for eligible dependent children of full-time University employees. To receive
this waiver the student must fulfill the academic and administrative requirements for
admission, apply for all available State and Federal grants and scholarships, and receive a
passing grade. The cost of tuition only is waived. If the student does not receive a passing
grade for the course(s) for which the waiver has been granted, reimbursement to the
University for all-waived-costs will be required. Until this is done no other waivers will
be granted. All fees and additional charges are the responsibility of the student. If a
parent dies while employed in an eligible position and if the student was admitted or
enrolled at the time of the parent’s death the student will be eligible until completion of
the baccalaureate degree.
B. Definition of Dependent Children
Children (biological, legally adopted, or legal wards) of full-time employees who do not
meet the qualifications for independent student status.
Independent student status – the child is 24 years or older, the child is married, the child
is a veteran of the U.S. armed forces, the child is a graduate student.
Full-time permanent employees who have worked full-time for a minimum of one year
prior to the start of the first day of the semester. Faculty members must be in tenure track
lines. Unclassified employees must be in one year or multi rear contracts. Classified
provisional employees or in their initial working test period are not eligible.
Employees must remain in active full-time status. If the employee fails to maintain active
full-time status the tuition waiver will cease at the end of the academic semester in which
the status changed.
Must be completing their first baccalaureate degree.
Tuition waivers are for Fall and Spring semesters only. Summer sessions are not
Student must submit a FAFSA form.
Tuition waiver for dependent child must be submitted each semester. The student and
employee must meet all eligibility requirements for that semester.
E. Amount of Waiver for Dependent Children
The University will waive 40% of tuition not covered by scholarships and/or grants for
programs leading to the first baccalaureate degree up to a maximum of the total number
of credits required for completion. In no case will tuition remission be granted beyond
eight semesters or the number of credits required for completion of the program