Now Available: Tuition Benefits Catalog 2017-2018

Tuition Benefits Catalog for Executive Branch Employees [html] [pdf]

Tuition Benefits Application Form for Executive Branch Employees [pdf]

IMPORTANT NOTICES

  • Employer-paid tuition benefits, like those provided by the NYS & CSEA Partnership's Tuition Benefits Program, can be taxable under certain conditions. Please see the most current Tuition Benefits Program catalog for additional information.

  • Partnership advisors are available to assist eligible CSEA-represented employees with understanding Tuition Benefits Program policies and procedures; however, please remember that the final responsibility for using these benefits within the guidelines set by the Partnership rests with the employee.

Important Tuition Dates

Date Program Information
March 31, 2018 End of Tuition Benefits '17-'18 Application Period

Contact

Phone: 518-486-7814 or
1-800-253-4332
Fax: 518-486-1989 or 518-473-0056
Email:advisors@nyscseapartnership.org

Tuition Benefits

Tuition Benefits

The Tuition Benefits Program can help you realize your educational and career goals through four components:


Tuition Vouchers - Payment for tuition at participating schools.

Tuition Reimbursement - Authorized repayment of tuition to students who successfully complete coursework at accredited schools.

Credit-By-Examination Fee Reimbursement - Unlimited reimbursement for credit-by-examination fees through CLEP, DSST, TECEP, and Excelsior College up to a maximum of $350.

Certification and Licensure Examination Fee Reimbursement Program - Unlimited reimbursement for certification or licensure examination fees up to a maximum of $350.

Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology - This program provides tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS Executive Branch employees that are matriculated in a Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Telecommunications, or Management Information Systems program. Find out more with the Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology flyer [pdf].

Targeted Tuition Program for WeldingTargeted Tuition Program for Welding - This program provides tuition assistance to CSEA-represented New York State Operational Services Unit (OSU) and Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) employees who wish to take welding courses. View information on the Welding Targeted Tuition Program [pdf].

Targeted Tuition Program for WeldingStatewide Targeted Nursing Program - This program provides additional tuition assistance to CSEA-represented New York State employees matriculated in RN/LPN programs. Find out more with the Statewide Targeted Nursing Program flyer [pdf].


Tuition Benefits for CDL LicenseCommercial Drivers License Training (CDL)
Did you know you can use the Partnership's Tuition Benefits Program to take CDL training and obtain your license? Find out more with the CDL Flyer.


Helpful Resources

Information for NYS Managers and CSEA Leaders

Tuition Benefits Program Information for NYS Managers and CSEA Leaders

Encourage your employees to take advantage of their tuition benefits to enhance their job skills and to prepare for future state workforce needs.

Get the word out with the Tuition Benefits promotional flyer.

Targeted Tuition Program - Can be used to meet the training needs of a particular position or title. The program supports agency and facility workforce development and succession planning needs. Targeted Tuition Program [pdf] benefits are issued to employees in positions or titles identified by agency and facility labor and management representatives and can be used when coursework or training programs satisfy:

  • Certification or licensing requirements
  • Educational requirements to take a New York State civil service exam
  • Educational requirements to complete a traineeship, or other specific job skills training

See a detailed description of tuition benefits options for CSEA-represented NYS employees.

Updated: August 29, 2017