Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Education

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Loyola Tuition Remission

Regular full-time employees, their spouses and children, and part-time employees are entitled to apply for tuition remission. Benefits apply to tuition charges for undergraduate and graduate level credit courses listed in the University catalogue. All prospective students must meet normal criteria for admission. Specific information regarding admission criteria may be obtained from the admission office. For more detail on employee eligibility, dependent guidelines, separation from the University, and taxation of benefits, please refer to your Employee Policy Manual.

Flex Schedule For Staff Employees

The University encourages supervisors to support professional development efforts of staff employees by allowing flexible work schedules as long as the workflow of the department is not affected. Tuition remission is authorized with the understanding that class and study hours do not conflict with regular work schedules. Employees may attend one course per semester (fall/spring) during the normal workday without being required to use vacation or personal leave provided that:

  • The course is not offered at a time outside regular working hours;
  • The employee consults with his/her supervisor in advance of registering for the course and obtains the supervisor’s approval by completing a Flex Schedule Form (for the employee to attach to the tuition remission application);
  • The employee has arranged coverage for the office while attending class; and,
  • The employee is willing to make up the time away from the work area, on the same day, by using lunch time, reporting to work earlier or staying later.

Forms

High School Tuition Remission

Eligible full-time employees may request tuition remission for their sons and daughters to attend three private high schools (Mercy High School, Calvert Hall, and Loyola Blakefield). To participate in the high school tuition remission benefit, dependent children must follow the appropriate application procedures and be accepted for admission as a full-time student. All prospective students must meet normal criteria for admission. Specific information regarding admission procedures and criteria may be obtained directly from the high school. Faculty, staff, and administrators hired on or after Feb. 1, 2004, are not eligible for high school tuition remission benefit. However, full-time employees hired prior to Feb. 1, 2004, are grandfathered and will continue to receive benefits for their eligible dependent children. Please see the Employee Policy Manual for more information.

High School Remission Forms

College Tuition Exchange Programs

Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Exchange (FACHEX) Program

The University participates in a Jesuit Faculty and Staff Children Exchange Program (FACHEX), which is an undergraduate tuition remission program for dependent children of eligible full-time employees. It permits a limited number of dependent children eligible for tuition at Loyola University Maryland to receive the same benefit from the majority of Jesuit colleges and universities. Benefits are subject to the individual student meeting regular criteria at the given school for admission as a full-time student. All prospective students must apply and meet normal criteria for admission. Specific information regarding admission procedures and criteria may be obtained directly from the FACHEX schools.

Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE) Program

Loyola University Maryland belongs to Tuition Exchange, Inc., a national network of more than 530 higher education institutions. Membership includes private as well as public institutions, liberal arts colleges and comprehensive institutions of higher education, and specialized schools. Dependent children of eligible employees may apply for undergraduate admission to one of the participating institutions and, if accepted, are eligible for tuition remission subject to the terms and conditions set by the accepting institution. All prospective students must apply and meet normal criteria for admission. Benefits are subject to the individual student meeting regular criteria for admission as a full-time student. Specific information regarding admission procedures and criteria may be obtained directly from the TE schools.

Access the FACHEX and Tuition Exchange preliminary application.

Questions about the above policies may be directed to the benefits unit in human resources at ext. 1368.