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Summer Sessions Employee Tuition Waiver or Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption

This is information for the UHM Employee, Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver and Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption procedures for the Summer Sessions. Click here to view waiver or exemption information for Extension Term (4-digit CRN) courses.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Please read the IMPORTANT WITHHOLDING OF TAXES ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE REGISTERING AND SUBMITTING THE FORMS

  2. You cannot process tuition waivers or exemptions for summer courses online. See the table below for instructions.

  3. **University Board of Regents policy restricts registration to the late registration period. Late registration begins on the first day of the course and ends on the last day to register, as listed on the Course Academic Calendar. Employee or Spouse/Domestic Partner waivers or Graduate Assistant exemptions cannot be used for registration completed before this period. Course registration done prior to the late registration period will not be eligible for tuition exemption.

  4. The complete, certified form must be received no later than the course 50% refund deadline. Refer to the online Course Academic Calendar for course specific dates. Forms submitted after this date will not be accepted.

  5. Employee waivers will be applied to Tuition AND Student Term Fees. Graduate Assistant exemptions can be applied to Tuition ONLY. Additional professional fees, course fees, or charges will not be covered.

  6. Once the waiver or exemption has been processed, a NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERRABLE College Administrative Fee (Admin Fee) equal to 30% of one undergraduate resident credit will be charged for each Summer Session that a waiver or exemption is applied to.

Graduate Assistants: download the Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption form and review the information on the table below for filing procedure.

Employees (Faculty and Staff): download the Employee Tuition Waiver form and review the information on the following table for filing procedure.

Eligible Employee Spouse or Domestic Partners: download the Declaration of Marital Status or Domestic Partnership form and the Employee Tuition Waiver form. Submit both forms. Read the IMPORTANT WITHHOLDING OF TAXES ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE REGISTERING AND SUBMITTING THE FORMS. The Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver is limited to University of Hawai‘i employees in units 07, 08, 87, and 88. Review the information on the following table for filing procedure.


  UH Employee
Spouse/Domestic Partner
Graduate Assistant
Form Available Online:
Employee Tuition Waiver form
Spouse/Domestic Partner form

Available at:
Outreach College
Student Services
Sinclair Library 310
(808) 956-7221
Available Online:
Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption form

Available at:
Outreach College
Student Services
Sinclair Library 310
(808) 956-7221

Authorized Personnel to Certify Eligibility UH Civil Service:
Office of Human Resources Civil Service Employee Relations; Administrative Services Bldg 2, Mānoa Campus; (808) 956-8458

BOR appointees:
Your College-designated Personnel Officer
Obtain certification from Department/Unit providing graduate assistantship

Eligibility Current UH employees 0.50 FTE or more, in a collective bargaining unit.

Student Employees are not eligible.
Graduate Assistants 0.50 FTE or more, for two consecutive semesters prior to the term applied for (i.e., prior Fall and Spring) or prior Spring and Future Fall term.
Eligibility for Spouse/Domestic Partner Waiver Units 07, 08, 87, and 88 collective bargaining agreements state that an employee must be employed at least 0.50 FTE for their spouses and domestic partners to be eligible for an Employee Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver. Graduate Assistants are not eligible for the Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver.
Application Please review the application criteria to determine if an application is required. No Credit Application Form required.
Maximum
Credits
Maximum of six (6) credits for the Summer and Summer Extension terms combined.
Cost

Summer 2017
$136 per Session
(Admin Fee)

Plus any applicable course fees.

After the form is processed by the Cashierʻs Office, the Admin Fee cannot be cancelled nor payment refunded.
$136 per Session
(Admin Fee)

$83 per Session (Term Fee)

Plus any applicable course fees.

After the form is processed by the Cashierʻs Office, the Admin Fee cnnot be cancelled nor payment refunded.
Registration Register online through MyUH during the late registration period for each course. Late registration begins on the first day of the course and ends on the last day to register, as listed on the Course Academic Calendar.
Submit form

Forms cannot be processed online.

Submit certified forms to:
Outreach College Cashier, Sinclair Library 301; or the UH Cashier's Office, QLCSS 105.

Deadline: Last day of the course 50% refund (see Course Academic Calendar)

Approval Notification WAIVER or EXEMPTION APPROVED
  1. Outreach College will notify student via UH email (username@hawaii.edu) of approval.

  2. Student is responsible for the Admin Fee plus fees or charges not covered by the waiver or exemption.

  3. Pay by check, cash or money order in person or by credit/debit card or echeck on MyUH.

Note: Waiver or exemption will be applied to your account after the start of the course.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 22 – June 30, 2017
  • Summer 2
    July 3 – August 11, 2017
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 22 – August 11, 2017

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 7
    UHM Continuing
    March 8
    New or Visiting
    March 14

Questions? Contact Us

UHM Outreach College

Sinclair Library 310

2425 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221

Email: ochelp@hawaii.edu

Web: outreach.hawaii.edu