University Tuition Remission Benefit
The tuition remission
benefit is available for all eligible full-time employees, spouse,
registered domestic partner, or children, to enroll into Franklin Pierce
University undergraduate or graduate programs.
Employees are eligible after
one year of full-time employment; other dependents are eligible after
three years of full-time employment.
program provides full tuition scholarships for all undergraduate
courses taken at Franklin Pierce University, including summer courses and courses
taught in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies,
but excluding any courses taken any other Franklin Pierce supported
location with the exception of the Pierce on the Camino,
which are eligible for the full-tuition scholarship.
For information regarding
the Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program (CIC, NHCUC or TE) click
the Franklin Pierce Education Benefit Policy -
Employee Certification Form - this form should be
completed by the employee for each dependent using the Franklin
Pierce tuition benefit. The student eligibility certification needs
to be completed once per student.
Studies Form - complete this form for all CGPS graduate
Undergraduate Studies Form - complete this form for all CGPS
undergraduate courses. These include in class, online and hybrid
Undergraduate Form- complete this form for undergraduate
courses on the Rindge campus.
Rindge Enrolled - complete this form if student will be
taking a mix of CGPS and Rindge based courses.
Tuition scholarships do not
apply to room and board charges, University fees of any sort,
including, but not limited to, LEAP credit fees, course
fees, health fees, student activity fees, or graduation
fees, or directed or independent studies.
Tuition Benefits replace (are
not in addition to) all previously awarded, University-funded
scholarships and grants.
For courses with limited
enrollment, the Educational Benefit cannot be used to
replace a tuition-paying student. (This section does not
apply to members of the collective bargaining unit.)
How to use your
Education Benefit with Franklin
or your dependent becomes eligible to use the Franklin Pierce
Tuition Remission Benefit, the following steps are required to
enroll the student.
For first time
enrollment - complete the
Employee Certification Form. This
is used to verify the eligibility of the student and is completed
once. Once completed, this form must be sent to Human Resources to
process. This form is need to ensure that the tuition benefit is
applied to the student account.
The student must
application process via Franklin
Pierce's Admissions process. To
apply for admission, follow the
link and select the program to
continue the process.
Once eligibility has
been established, the appropriate form should be completed by the
employee (either for their own use or on behalf of the dependent
student). Select from the
CGPS & Rindge undergraduate mix, or
Graduate forms. Complete this form as accurately as
possible - estimate the number of classes/courses that will be taken
during each semester/term. The form must be signed by the employee
and the employee's supervisor prior to being sent to Human Resources
and Student Financial Services.
At the beginning of each academic year, a student may receive an
initial bill with a balance. This will be reversed once the
tuition remission benefit is applied. If there are charges on
the account after the first billing cycle, please follow up with
Student Financial Services.
may not take classes during normal business hours. Please
contact Human Resources if this needs clarification.