Educational Benefits

Tuition Benefits for Employees

Employees are eligible immediately upon hire into a full time benefits eligible classification for 100% remission of tuition for undergraduate, IEP and graduate courses up to 18 credit hours per academic year (fall, spring and the following summer semesters).

Tuition Benefits for Dependents

Individuals eligible for undergraduate tuition benefits are the employee’s spouse as well as natural or adopted children or stepchildren under age 25 at the beginning of the academic year, regardless of marital status.  Spouses and dependents must be admitted in accordance with University of Dayton admission standards.  Employees must claim children on their tax return in order to qualify for any tuition benefits.  Individuals must apply annually.  Eligibility is as follows:

Less than 2 years of continuous full time service – 0% of tuition

Completion of 2 years but less than 3 years of continuous full time service – 45% of tuition

Completion of 3 years but less than 4 years of continuous full time service – 70% of tuition

Completion of 4 years of continuous full time service – 95% of tuition

Additional information can be found in the employee handbook.

Tuition Exchange Program

The University of Dayton has been a member of Tuition Exchange, Inc. since the 1999-2000 academic year. This program provides the opportunity each year for a limited number of faculty or staff dependents per year to attend one of more than 500 colleges and universities nationwide. Participants in the program receive scholarships toward tuition at the university or college to which they are accepted. Scholarship amounts are set by Tuition Exchange, Inc. and can be found on their Web site ( Scholarship amounts may or may not cover the full amount of the tuition at the chosen school. Employees will be responsible for any difference in tuition amounts.  For additional information, refer to the employee handbook.  Applications for the program are due to the Office of Human Resources no later than November 30th of the year prior to the academic year in which your dependent could begin the program.

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