Ready to use the Tuition Assistance Benefit?

To ensure enough time for processing, aim for the target dates.  

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the semester begins

 

Deadline: Aug. 13, 2018


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form

 

 Deadline: Sept. 14. 2018

 Online Form: Tuition Waiver Benefit Form 


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Aug. 27, 2018

  • Non-degree students must term-activate every semester. If you were admitted this semester, term-activate after your admission is confirmed via email. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On designated registration day

 Employees Register: Starting Aug. 27, 2018

  • Dependents may begin registering for courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar
    • Dependents of Boulder campus employees may register for undergraduate and graduate courses (not including Continuing Ed). 
    • Dependents of other campuses may register for undergraduate, non-extended studies, credit-bearing courses.
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of the semester. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: Dec. 13, 2018

  • If you or your dependent is taking undergraduate courses, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

Authorization Deadline: Dec. 19, 2018


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill


Step 7: Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Form for new courses, if necessary

 

 Deadline: Sept. 14, 2018

  • If the courses you originally requested were full, you can resubmit the Tuition Assistance Benefit form to Employee Services with a list of new courses.

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the session begins

 

 Maymester Deadline:  April 30, 2018

Sessions A, C and D Deadline: May 21, 2018

Julymester, Session B Deadline: June 26, 2018

 Augmester Deadline: July 23, 2018


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form

 

  Deadline: August 10, 2018

 Download: Tuition Waiver Benefit Form 

Once the application is submitted, you will receive an email confirmation. Employee Services will verify your eligibility. If you are eligible, we will forward your application to the appropriate campus registrar’s office to determine course eligibility. 


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Before the session begins

  • After your admission is confirmed, non-degree students must term-activate in MyCUInfo. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On designated registration day

 Employees Register: First day of class

 Maymester Deadline:  May 14, 2018

Sessions A, C and D Deadline: June 4, 2018

Julymester, Session B Deadline: July 10, 2018

 Augmester Deadline: August 6, 2018

  • Dependents may begin registering for undergraduate or graduate courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of class. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

You will be notified by the registrar’s office whether your courses are approved or denied. If your courses have been denied, you may drop the classes via your portal or the registrar’s office. If your courses have been approved, your application is sent to the bursar’s office for waiver of tuition. All changes will be reflected in the portal.  


Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: August 22, 2018

  • If you or your dependent are classifed as an undergradate Colorado resident, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

  Authorization Deadline: August 23, 2018


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill 

Step 7: Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Form for new courses, if necessary

 

 Deadline: August 10, 2018

Tuition benefit deadlines: We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Tuition Benefit.

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the semester begins

 

Deadline: Jan. 2, 2018


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form

 Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

All Boulder dependents, using Option A-Home Campus, will still receive the 30 percent tuition discount.  As of Spring 2018, all campuses, including Boulder, are now required to complete the Tuition Benefit application's “Total Number of Credits Requested to be Waived,” undergraduate or graduate course level selection and to list ALL course names and credit hours.


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Jan. 16, 2018

  • After your admission is confirmed, non-degree students must term-activate in MyCUInfo. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On their designated registration day

 Employees Register: Jan. 16, 2018

  • Dependents may begin registering for courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar.
    • Ineligible courses include auxiliary-funded programs, such as Continuing Education, Extended Studies, the Executive MBA program, the One Year MBA program or CU Boulder’s Part-Time, Evening MBA program, study abroad and audits.
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of the semester. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: May 3, 2018

  • If you or your dependent are classifed as an undergradate Colorado resident, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

  Authorization Deadline: May 4, 2018


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill


Step 7: Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Form for new courses, if necessary

 

 Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018