Summer Sessions Employee Tuition Waiver or Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption

This is information for the UHM Employee, Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver and Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption procedures for the Summer Sessions. Click here to view waiver or exemption information for Extension Term (4-digit CRN) courses.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Please read the IMPORTANT WITHHOLDING OF TAXES ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE REGISTERING AND SUBMITTING THE FORMS
You cannot process tuition waivers or exemptions for summer courses online. See the table below for instructions.
**University Board of Regents policy restricts registration to the late registration period. Late registration begins on the first day of the course and ends on the last day to register, as listed on the Course Academic Calendar. Employee or Spouse/Domestic Partner waivers or Graduate Assistant exemptions cannot be used for registration completed before this period. Course registration done prior to the late registration period will not be eligible for tuition exemption.
The complete, certified form must be received no later than the course 50% refund deadline. Refer to the online Course Academic Calendar for course specific dates. Forms submitted after this date will not be accepted.
Employee waivers will be applied to Tuition AND Student Term Fees. Graduate Assistant exemptions can be applied to Tuition ONLY. Additional professional fees, course fees, or charges will not be covered.
Once the waiver or exemption has been processed, a NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERRABLE College Administrative Fee (Admin Fee) equal to 30% of one undergraduate resident credit will be charged for each Summer Session that a waiver or exemption is applied to.

Graduate Assistants: download the Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption form and review the information on the table below for filing procedure.

Employees (Faculty and Staff): download the Employee Tuition Waiver form and review the information on the following table for filing procedure.

Eligible Employee Spouse or Domestic Partners: download the Declaration of Marital Status or Domestic Partnership form and the Employee Tuition Waiver form. Submit both forms. Read the IMPORTANT WITHHOLDING OF TAXES ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE REGISTERING AND SUBMITTING THE FORMS. The Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver is limited to University of Hawaiʻi employees in units 07, 08, 87, and 88. Review the information on the following table for filing procedure.

 UH Employee,
Employee Spouse, or Domestic Partner
Graduate Assistant
FormsAvailable Online:
Employee Tuition Waiver form

Declaration of Marital Status or Domestic Partnership form
Available Online:
Graduate Assistant Tuition Exemption form
Authorized Personnel to Certify EligibilityUH Civil Service:
Office of Human Resources Civil Service Employee Relations; Administrative Services Bldg 2, Mānoa Campus; (808) 956-8458

BOR Appointees:
Your College-designated Personnel Officer
Obtain certification from your College Personnel Officer
EligibilityCurrent UH employees 0.50 FTE or more, in a collective bargaining unit.

Student Employees are not eligible.
Graduate Assistants 0.50 FTE or more, for two consecutive semesters prior to the term applied for (i.e. prior Fall and Spring or prior Spring and Future Fall term).
Eligibility for Spouse/Domestic Partner WaiverUnits 07, 08, 87, and 88 collective bargaining agreements state that an employee must be employed at least 0.50 FTE for their spouses and domestic partners to be eligible for an Employee Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver.Graduate Assistants are not eligible for the Spouse/Domestic Partner Tuition Waiver.
ApplicationPlease review the application criteria to determine if an application is required.No Credit Application Form required.
Maximum
Credits
Maximum of six (6) credits for the Summer and Summer Extension terms combined.
Cost
Summer 202
1
$142 per Session (Admin Fee)

Plus any applicable course fees.

After the form is processed by the Cashier’s Office, the Admin Fee cannot be cancelled nor payment refunded.
$142 per Session (Admin Fee)

$87 per Session (Term Fee)

Plus any applicable course fees.

After the form is processed by the Cashierʻs Office, the Admin Fee cannot be cancelled nor payment refunded.
RegistrationRegister online through STAR GPS (directly or via MyUH Services) during the late registration period for each course. Late registration begins on the first day of the course and ends on the last day to register, as listed on the Course Academic Calendar.
Submit formForms can be emailed to ocfiscal@hawaii.edu or mailed to:

Outreach College
2440 Campus Road, Box 447
Honolulu, HI 96822
Attn: Business Office


Deadline: Last day of the course 50% refund (see Course Academic Calendar)

Approval NotificationWAIVER or EXEMPTION APPROVED
Outreach College will notify student via UH email (username@hawaii.edu) of approval.

Student is responsible for the Admin Fee plus fees or charges not covered by the waiver or exemption.

Note: Waiver or exemption will be applied to your account after the start of the course.