Educational Assistance Applications

For new hires as of 9/1/2014: You may qualify to waive part or all of the 5-year Northwestern service period for the dependent portable or dependent reduced tuition benefit.  You must have worked in a full-time, benefits-eligible position at a FAFSA-qualified college or university offering a comparable tuition benefit immediately prior to joining Northwestern University as a faculty or staff member.   Please complete the top portion of the waiver form and have your previous employer complete the bottom portion.  Return the form to the Benefits Division for approval.

Waiver of Service Period

*For all SPS non-credit, professional development certificate programs, please use the "Employee Reduced Tuition - Undergraduate" application. For all other NU certificate programs, use the "NU Certificate Programs" application.