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).
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
Please call (631) 632-4501 for assistance.
PS&T (PEF) Tuition Assistance
For information please call Training and Development at (631) 632-4501.