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UWEC 210, Educational Assistance for Employees

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Practice Directive #UWEC 210
DivisionFinance and Administration
DepartmentDepartment of Human Resources
ContactChief Human Resources Officer | humanresources@uwec.edu
Effective DateJanuary 1, 2023
Revision Daten/a

Authority

Federal | Internal Revenue Code Section 127, Educational assistance programs

UW System | RPD 20-21, University Personnel Systems; SYS 155, Faculty Development and Renewal – The 1970’s and Beyond; SYS 156, Guidelines for Faculty Retraining, Renewal, and Development; SYS 157, Faculty Development and Renewal – A System Policy for Faculty Transfer and Exchange; SYS 160, The Faculty Sabbatical Program; SYS 160.B, Sabbatical Leave Agreement Form; SYS 210, Educational Assistance for Faculty & Staff; SYS1240, Job-Related Coursework and Training

Objective

This practice directive describes educational assistance for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff, including fee/tuition reimbursement for coursework and training undertaken by UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff.

Statement

UW-Eau Claire believes our faculty and staff are the heart of our university, and we value employee professional and personal development. We will provide opportunities for employees to learn, enhance job performance and focus on wellbeing through enrichment.

The Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program reimburses eligible employees for undergraduate courses completed at UW-Eau Claire. Program limitations and procedures are included in UWEC 210.A, Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Additionally, employees may be reimbursed for authorized education and training outside UW-Eau Claire within the constraints listed in SYS 210, Educational Assistance for Faculty & Staff and within budgetary constraints. Employees should discuss any non-UW-Eau Claire opportunities with their supervisor.

Procedure

UWEC 210.A, Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program

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