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University of Rochester and Other Employee-Based Benefits

The University of Rochester offers generous tuition benefits to its faculty and staff to encourage the pursuit of coursework and programs relevant to their job. University employees can receive an 80-95 percent waiver on tuition costs for up to two credit-bearing courses taken at the University of Rochester per semester/quarter.

Professional Excellence Badges: Micro-Credentialing Series

Free for UR Employees

A Micro-Credentialing Process provides individuals the unique opportunity to grow professionally and advance in their careers. Our micro-credentials are a flexible, convenient way for you to stay competitive or branch out in today’s changing higher education workplace. You’ll gain the in-demand skills, knowledge and experience to grow professionally and become “Ever Better.”

Other Local Colleges and Employers

Other colleges in the area, as well as select school districts and organizations, also provide some tuition benefits to their employees. Make sure you check with your employer on the availability of tuition assistance. The Warner School of Education also has agreements for matching tuition waivers with a select number of local employers. Contact our Admissions team for more details.