Summer 2019 applications: The Summer 2019 Tuition Assistance application will open in early May 2019. An email announcement will be sent to alert employees.

Please note: To receive the Tuition Assistance Benefit, you must meet each individual, step-by-step deadline listed below for your campus of registration, and you must follow all policy guidelines. Employees cannot register until the first day of their course.

Check your eligibility

You must be:

  • In a regular, non-temporary benefits eligible job code
  • In a 20 hours per week or more appointment (a 50% or greater appointment)
  • Eligible for benefits by the tuition assistance application deadline at the campus you will attend 

Note: If your hire date is the first of the month, your eligibility begins that day. If your job began on any other day of the month, your eligibility begins on the first of the following month.

Apply to CU Colorado Springs before the semester begins

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Submit the tuition assistance benefit application in the employee portal

Deadline: June 18, 2019

Use the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application for employee and dependent submissions for all campuses. Employees must submit the application on their dependent's behalf.

Access the application:

  1. Log into the employee portal.
  2. Open the CU Resources dropdown menu (at the top center of the page) and select Forms.
  3. Click the Career Advancement & Learning tile, then click the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application tile.

Note: If your dependent is not listed on your CU health, dental or life insurance, you must submit a Dependent Eligibility Verification Form. When you fill out the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application, attach and submit it with your application.

Watch for a confirmation email within 24 hours after you submit your tuition assistance benefit application

You will receive an email confirmation from tuitionbenefit@cu.edu that we have receive your application within 24 hours. Next, once Employee Services determines your eligibility, you'll receive another email confirmation.

Register for your courses

Dependents Register: On designated registration day
 Employees Register: June 11, 2019

  • Employees enroll the first day of the semester.
  • You may want to list a few backup options on your tuition assistance benefit application in case the classes you'd like to take are full.
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.
  • Course eligibility depends on the person who is using the benefit:

Colorado Resident Undergraduates - Apply for the College Opportunity Fund

 Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2019

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

Campus steps and approvals

After your eligibility is verified by Employee Services, the Registrar's Office at your campus of registration will process your application for course eligibility, and you'll receive an email confirmation.

Next, the campus Bursar’s office will waive your tuition for eligible courses. If any courses are ineligible, you will have five business days to drop them from the receipt of your email notification or you will be responsible for paying out-of-pocket.

Note: Processing times vary by office and the time of the application period due to the volume of tuition assistance benefit applications.

Pay fees and non-waived tuition

Deadline: June 18, 2019

  • You must pay any additional fees and/or non-waived tuition by the tuition due date.
  • For more information, visit the UCCS Bursar's Office website.

Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Application for new courses, if necessary

Deadline: June 18, 2019

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

We cannot accept course corrections after the tuition assistance benefit application deadline.

Check your eligibility

You must be:

  • In a regular, non-temporary benefits eligible job code
  • In a 20 hours per week or more appointment (a 50% or greater appointment)
  • Eligible for benefits by the tuition assistance application deadline at the campus you will attend 

Note: If your hire date is the first of the month, your eligibility begins that day. If your job began on any other day of the month, your eligibility begins on the first of the following month.

Apply to CU Colorado Springs before the semester begins

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018

Submit the tuition assistance benefit application in the employee portal

Deadline: Feb. 6, 2019

Use the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application for employee and dependent submissions for all campuses. Employees must submit the application on their dependent's behalf.

Access the application:

  1. Log into the employee portal.
  2. Open the CU Resources dropdown menu (at the top center of the page) and select Forms.
  3. Click the Career Advancement & Learning tile, then click the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application tile.

Note: If your dependent is not listed on your CU health, dental or life insurance, you must submit a Dependent Eligibility Verification Form. When you fill out the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application, attach and submit it with your application.

If you'd like to use your credits at Pikes Peak Community College, please fill out this tuition waiver form.

Video instructions

 Employee Application

 Dependent Application Option A – Home Campus

 Dependent Application Option A – Home Campus - Boulder

 Dependent Application Option B – Other Campus

Watch for a confirmation email within 24 hours after you submit your tuition assistance benefit application

You will receive an email confirmation from tuitionbenefit@cu.edu that we have receive your application within 24 hours. Next, once Employee Services determines your eligibility, you'll receive another email confirmation.

Register for your courses

Dependents Register: On designated registration day
 Employees Register: Jan. 22

  • Employees enroll the first day of the semester.
  • You may want to list a few backup options on your tuition assistance benefit application in case the classes you'd like to take are full.
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.
  • Course eligibility depends on the person who is using the benefit:

Colorado Resident Undergraduates - Apply for the College Opportunity Fund

 Application deadline: May 9, 2019

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

Campus steps and approvals

After your eligibility is verified by Employee Services, the Registrar's Office at your campus of registration will process your application for course eligibility, and you'll receive an email confirmation.

Next, the campus Bursar’s office will waive your tuition for eligible courses. If any courses are ineligible, you will have five business days to drop them from the receipt of your email notification or you will be responsible for paying out-of-pocket.

Note: Processing times vary by office and the time of the application period due to the volume of tuition assistance benefit applications.

Pay fees and non-waived tuition

Deadline: Feb. 6, 2019

  • You must pay any additional fees and/or non-waived tuition by the tuition due date.
  • For more information, visit the UCCS Bursar's Office website.

Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Application for new courses, if necessary

Deadline: Feb. 6, 2019

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

We cannot accept course corrections after the tuition assistance benefit application deadline.

Check your eligibility

You must be:

  • In a regular, non-temporary benefits eligible job code
  • In a 20 hours per week or more appointment (a 50% or greater appointment)
  • Eligible for benefits by the tuition assistance application deadline at the campus you will attend 

Note: If your hire date is the first of the month, your eligibility begins that day. If your job began on any other day of the month, your eligibility begins on the first of the following month.

Apply to CU Colorado Springs before the semester begins

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Submit the tuition assistance benefit application in the employee portal

Deadline: Sept. 6, 2018

Use the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application for employee and dependent submissions for all campuses. Employees must submit the application on their dependent's behalf.

Access the application:

  1. Log into the employee portal.
  2. Open the CU Resources dropdown menu (at the top center of the page) and select Forms.
  3. Click the Career Advancement & Learning tile, then click the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application tile.

Note: If your dependent is not listed on your CU health, dental or life insurance, you must submit a Dependent Eligibility Verification Form. When you fill out the Tuition Assistance Benefit Application, attach and submit it with your application.

Watch for a confirmation email within 24 hours after you submit your tuition assistance benefit application

You will receive an email confirmation from tuitionbenefit@cu.edu that we have received your application within 24 hours. Once Employee Services determines your eligibility, you'll receive another email confirmation.

Register for your courses

Dependents Register: On designated registration day
 Employees Register: Aug. 20, 2018

  • Employees enroll the first day of the semester.
  • You may want to list a few backup options on your tuition assistance benefit application in case the classes you'd like to take are full.
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.
  • Course eligibility depends on the person who is using the benefit:

Colorado Resident Undergraduates - Apply for the College Opportunity Fund

 Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2018

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

Campus steps and approvals

After your eligibility is verified by Employee Services, the Registrar's Office at your campus of registration will process your application for course eligibility, and you'll receive an email confirmation.

Next, the campus Bursar’s office will waive your tuition for eligible courses. If any courses are ineligible, you will have five business days to drop them from the receipt of your email notification or you will be responsible for paying out-of-pocket.

Note: Processing times vary by office and the time of the application period due to the volume of tuition assistance benefit applications.

Pay fees and non-waived tuition

Deadline: Sept. 6, 2018

  • You must pay any additional fees and/or non-waived tuition by the tuition due date.
  • For more information, visit the UCCS Bursar's Office website.

Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Application for new courses, if necessary

Deadline: Sept. 6, 2018

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

We cannot accept course corrections after the tuition assistance benefit application deadline.