Employee Education Program (EEP) - Overview
How the Employee Education Program worksEmployees must follow admission and registration procedures and deadlines established by the University Senate. Be aware of fee and payment deadlines and fee assessment when courses are changed. An EEP Form (for UK employees) (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) must be turned into the Employee Benefits office, 112 Scovell Hall, 0064, by the deadline established. Please check online or with Employee Benefits for the most current EEP forms available each semester. Only one course may be taken during work hours with approval by your supervisor and department head. You must make up your missed time within the same work week, which may include taking only a half-hour lunch break or changing your starting and/or ending times. Employees of other Kentucky postsecondary institutions may use Faculty and Staff Tuition Waiver Program Form For Non-UK Employees (requires Acrobat Reader) or a tuition waiver form from their employing school. Where applicable, Murray State students must complete and submit a Murray State tuition waiver form.
Plan availabilityThe program is available for classes taken for credit at the University campus, any of the KCTCS institutions (i.e. Community Colleges and Technical Colleges), Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky State University, Morehead State University, Northern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, the University of Louisville or Murray State University. The tuition waiver is not available for audited, non-credit, continuing education or community education courses.
Payment of the Employee Education Program
Please be aware that the Employee Education Program waives tuition and activity fees only. Any other fees (course and/or program fees), books, or expenses related to the class are the employee's responsibility. Graduate level waivers in excess of $5250.00 per calendar year are subject to tax. For more information regarding taxable EEP benefits click here.
New Fall 2010
A “graduation exemption” can be requested for a one-time exception to exceed 8 hours in a given semester in the employee’s final 12 months prior to finishing their degree. The Academic Advisor must document the employee is in his/her final 12 months of study. With approval, employees may take up to three courses (up to nine credit hours) in one approved semester during this twelve month period, not to exceed eighteen credit hours within that academic year.
- Employee and Family Education Programs
- Employee Education Program (EEP)
- Family Education Program (FEP)