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Employee Tuition and Fee Waiver Benefit

Eligible employee criteria for represented and non-represented employee categories vary and are based on collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) for represented employees and policy for non-represented employees as summarized on the following chart:

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Overall, in order to participate in the Fee Waiver Program, employees must have an active appointment that is eligible for Fee Waiver. NOTE: Please check applicable CBAs for provisions concerning the appointment of part-time and permanent employees.

Tuition Fees Eligible for Waiver or Reduction

Fees waived or reduced under the CSU Fee Waiver Program vary for represented and non-represented employee categories and are based on collective bargaining unit agreements for represented employees and policy for non-represented employees as follows:
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When enrolling in the Tuition and Fee Waiver Program, eligible employees have two options from which to choose: Work-Related or Career Development Plan.

Work-Related - Necessary for improving skills for existing employment within The California State University.

Career Development Plan - Enrolled in classes as part of an approved individual career development plan. Career Development Plan applicants must submit an application to the University and be officially admitted.

Note: Self-support programs are not tuition and fee-waiver eligible.