Tuition Assistance for State Employees

B-140W Tuition Assistance Program

The program is available to all Full-time State employees attending a SUNY or Empire State College. A percentage of the tuition for three (3) credits may be waived each Spring and Fall semesters, based on career-relatedness and availability of funds. View the B-140W form and instructions.

UUP Tuition Waiver Space Available Program

This program is available to UUP members attending a SUNY or Empire State College. The program is dependent upon space being available. Employees may request a waiver for one course during the Spring semester, Winter session, Fall semester, and each Summer session. This waiver may be used in combination with the B-140W state program, however, they may not be used for the same course. Deadlines for submission are the add/drop periods of each semester. Download the UUP Assistance Eligibility Form.

Management Confidential (M/C) Employees

Tuition Reimbursement
This program is available to M/C employees who have completed six (6) full months of continuous service before the course begins and are State employees when the course ends. Employees are entitled to reimbursement of 75% up to $2,000 per fiscal year with no limit on the number of courses. Courses must be job/career related. This program may be used in combination with the B-140W waiver.
M/C Online Course
Free online courses for M/C employees. Course topics include broad range of professional and personal development. May offer Continuing Education Units (CEU's).

Visit the state website for additional information.

Council 82 / NYSCOPBA Tuition Reimbursement

April 1 through March 31 state fiscal year, allows up to $1,200 tuition reimbursement for qualified applicants when funding is available. Refunds are processed yearly and distributed by the state.

Please call (631) 632-6180 for assistance.

CSEA Tuition Assistance - NYS CSEA Partnership for Education and Training

A tuition benefit program providing educational benefits to CSEA represented employees.

CSEAP: (518) 457-6306

LEAP: (800) 253-4332

GOER: www.nyscseapartnership.org/website/tuition_benefits.cfm

Please call (631) 632-4501 for assistance.

PS&T (PEF) Tuition Assistance

For information please call Training and Development at (631) 632-4501.