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Educational Benefits for UUP Represented Employees

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UUP Employee Course Tuition Waiver

Website: UUP Educational Benefits

Contact: Bursar's Office
Location: Room 200 (2nd Floor), Campus Activities Building
Phone: (315) 464-5148
Fax: (315) 464-4648
Window Hours: Monday-Friday,8:30 AM-4:25 PM
Email: BURSARS@upstate.edu

This program waives full tuition expenses for credit coursework taken on either a credit or audit basis at 4-year SUNY institutions. Fees other than tuition are not covered and are the responsibility of the employee. Courses under this program are offered on a space available basis, determined by SUNY, and employees must meet all course prerequisites. Employees in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit (PSNU) may enroll in a maximum of one (1) course per semester and/or special session (e.g., summer session) under this program.

Before filling out this form, please check with the school you are applying to as they may require a form through their Bursar's office: UUP Tuition Waiver Form

After completing the form:
  1. Obtain the required signature from the Human Resources Department
  2. Once signed, make two (2) additional copies
  3. Keep one (1) copy for your own records
  4. Bring the other copies to the Bursar's Office at the school you will be attending along with the bill and any required fees

*See also Application for Waiver of Tuition and Health Related Tuition Assistance at UUP Educational Benefits

NYS/UUP Joint Labor-Management Committees (JLMC) Professional Development Committee

Website: NYS/UUP JLMC Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee provides funding for professional development activities: providing training to improve job performance; assisting employees in developing their full professional potential; and preparing for advancement.

NYS/UUP Scholarships

Website: UUP Scholarships

  • UUP College Scholarship Fund: Provides funding aid to both undergraduate and post baccalaureate students attending SUNY campuses.
  • The UUP Steve Street Award is given to an undergraduate student or group of undergraduate students currently enrolled at a SUNY campus who have created any paper or documented any project related to social justice issues or topics.
  • The Robert G. Porter Scholars Program: Funded through The American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Programs are available for both UUP bargaining unit members and their dependents.