United University Professions

UUP Benefits

These are your benefits if:

  • Your affiliation is with the state AND
  • Your negotiating unit is UUP or 08
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Educational Support

UUP Tuition Free Waiver

Eligible Employees

Full and part-time state employees represented by UUP. Applicants must maintain their employment status with the universty for the duration of the course for which tuition is waived.

Eligible Courses

The waiver may be applied to any SUNY-sponsored, credit-bearing course. The course may be taken for credit or no credit. Individual instruction including thesis guidance is not eligible. One course per semester may be taken with the application of this waiver on a space available basis.

Community college courses are not eligible.

Assistance

The full credit hour cost will be waived upon approval of this waiver. All fees will be charged to the employee. Any outstanding balances in Student Accounts must first be cleared before the waiver will be applied.

Application Process

For University at Buffalo course waivers, the process may take several weeks.

I Am Taking a University at Buffalo Course

Submit an online application to Human Resources:

Human Resources
120 Crofts Hall
North Campus

When Human Resources approves your request,  they will forward your application to the Office of the Registrar for course enrollment

When you are enrolled in the course, your application will be forwarded to Student Accounts for adjustment to your bill.

The deadline to submit your application is the last day to drop/add classes on the Academic Calendar.

I Am Taking a Course Through Another SUNY School

  1. Contact the SUNY campus you are attending for their application.
  2. If the application requires a signature from Human Resources, please send to:

Human Resources
120 Crofts Hall
North Campus.

Assistance for all student, course registration and billing information

Human Resources Contact

State Benefits

Human Resources

Phone: 716-645-7777

Email: ub-hr-benefits@buffalo.edu

SUNY B-140W Tuition Waiver

Eligible Employees

Full and part-time state, Research Foundation (RF) and University at Buffalo Foundation (UBF) employees. Applicants must maintain their employment status with the university for the duration of the course for which tuition is waived.

Employees must have at least six months of cumulative service prior to the beginning of the course for which they have applied.

Eligible Courses

The waiver may be applied to any SUNY-sponsored, credit-bearing course. The course may be taken for credit or no credit. Community college courses are not eligible.

Assistance is available for up to eight credit hours per semester or session not to exceed 15 credit hours per academic year as long as funding lasts.

Assistance

A percentage of the full credit hour cost will be waived dependent upon your employment status with the university. All fees will be charged to the employee. Any outstanding balances in Student Accounts must first be cleared before the waiver will be applied.

Funding Source Tuition Assistance Requirements
25%
50% 100%
State .50 to .99 FTE 1.00 FTE Course required by performance evaluation
Research Foundation .50 to .99 FTE 1.00 FTE Not eligible
University at Buffalo Foundation .50 to .99 FTE 1.00 FTE Not eligible

Application Process

For University at Buffalo course waivers, the process may take several weeks.

I Am Taking a University at Buffalo Course

  1. Register for your course(s) via the usual course registration process.
  2. Submit the SUNY B-140W Tuition Waiver to:

Human Resources
120 Crofts Hall
North Campus

Once approved, Human Resources (HR) will forward your application to Student Accounts for adjustment to your bill.

The deadline to submit your application is the last day to drop/add classes on the Academic Calendar.

I Am Not Taking a University at Buffalo Course

  1. Register for your course(s) via the usual course registration process.
  2. Submit the SUNY B-140W Tuition Waiver to:

Human Resources
120 Crofts Hall
North Campus

Once approved, Human Resources (HR) will forward your application to Student Accounts for adjustment to your bill.

The deadline to submit your application coincides with the last day to drop/add classes with the campus you are attending.

I Am Not a University at Buffalo Employee

Contact your SUNY campus Human Resources Department for assistance in applying for this waiver. Your waiver cannot be processed through UB Human Resources.

Assistance for all student, course registration and billing information

Contact an Expert

State Benefits

Human Resources

Phone: 716-645-7777

Email: ub-hr-benefits@buffalo.edu

New York State 529 College Savings Program

This Program allows participants to save money for their selected beneficiary's qualifying higher education expenses at any eligible post-secondary school in the United States and abroad.

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