Educational Assistance Applications

Using the Online Application: please follow these directions to submit your tuition benefit online:

  1. Log in to the FASIS Self Service Portal at https://nupa.northwestern.edu with your NetID and Password.
  2. Select "My Benefits" and choose "My Tuition Benefit Application."
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your application and upload your documentation.

Using the Paper Application: please use these forms to submit a paper application:

  • Employee Reduced Tuition - Undergraduate 2016
  • Employee Reduced Tuition - Graduate 2016
  • Employee Reduced Tuition - Satellite Offices 2016
  • Employee NU Certificate Tuition*  - 2016
  • Employee Portable Tuition - 2016
  • Dependent Reduced Tuition - 2016
  • Dependent Portable Tuition - 2016
  • Qatar Employee Portable Tuition - 2016
  • Qatar Dependent Portable Tuition - 2016
  • Music Academy Tuition ApplicationPDF Document

Additional Forms

Supervisor Acknowledgement FormPDF Document

Waiver of Service Period

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 (or attach online) for approval.


*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.