Degree and non degree seeking employees may enroll in up to two undergraduate or graduate courses per semester at Saint Francis University with a full waiver of tuition. New full-time staff must have completed their introductory period or have been employed for ninety (90) calendar days following their full time hire date, which ever comes first, before they are eligible to enroll in any courses.
Employees working less than full-time who have completed one year of service and worked at least 1000 hours (in accordance with the matching contribution eligibility provision in the retirement plan) may enroll in one undergraduate, continuing education, or graduate course per semester at Saint Francis University on a space available basis without a tuition charge. An employee will be contacted by the benefits manager when he/she becomes eligible.
University retirees may enroll in one graduate, undergraduate, or continuing education course on a space available basis per semester at Saint Francis University. (For this policy retirees are defined as those full-time employees retiring at a minimum age of 62 with 10 years of service or at any age with 25 years of service)
Please see the entire educational opportunity policy for specific exclusions and conditions.
Tuition Benefits for Spouses and Dependent Children of Full-time Employees
Spouses and unmarried dependent children* of full-time employees, and siblings of Franciscans may enroll in undergraduate or continuing education courses at Saint Francis University.
Student Dependency Verification form
Tuition benefits begin the next semester following the completion of the following years of service:
|After 1 year of service
|| 20% tuition benefit
|After 2 years of service
|| 40% tuition benefit
|After 3 years of service
|| 60% tuition benefit
|After 4 years of service
|| 80% tuition benefit
|After 5 years of service
|| 100% tuition benefit