Noncredit Courses at JHU
If you are a full-time, benefits-eligible faculty, staff, or UNITE HERE bargaining unit member who has been employed by JHU for at least 120 days, and continue in a full-time position while enrolled in courses, you are eligible to receive tuition assistance.
If you are a full-time, benefits-eligible LIUNA bargaining unit member who has completed at least 90 days of full-time employment, and continue in a full-time position while enrolled in courses, you are eligible to receive tuition assistance.
This benefit is available only during periods in which the faculty, staff, and bargaining unit member is employed full-time, or during periods of authorized leave not exceeding one year in duration from which the faculty or staff member will return to full-time employment.
Visiting faculty and staff, residents, interns, post-doctoral fellows, spouses, domestic partners, and dependents are not eligible for this benefit.
About the Program
This benefit covers only noncredit courses offered through a Continuing Education Unit of one of JHU’s academic divisions, the Berman Institute, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Sheridan Libraries, or Executive Programs offered through the Carey Business School. This plan is available to full-time faculty, staff, and bargaining unit members only. Retirees are not eligible for this benefit. You receive 100% remission if your department certifies the course benefits your professional development and your department is willing to pay if you do not attend the course or if you cancel with at least one week’s notice. The one-week cancellation notice is waived only for emergencies with written documentation.
There is an annual limit of 2 classes per calendar year for noncredit professional development courses taken at JHU (effective 2023).
This benefit covers only noncredit courses offered through a Continuing Education Unit of one of JHU’s academic divisions, the Center for Talented Youth, Odyssey, the Berman Institute or the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. This benefit is available to full-time faculty, staff, and bargaining unit members. Retirees are also eligible. You receive 80% remission for noncredit personal enrichment courses, with 20% payable at registration.
There is no annual dollar limit or reduction of annual limits for noncredit personal enrichment courses.
Tuition remission received for noncredit classes taken at JHU is tax-free.
How to Participate
Present a completed and signed Non-Credit Tuition Remission Application for Faculty, Staff, and Bargaining Unit Members to the Registrar at the time of registration. The availability of the tuition remission benefit does not guarantee that an employee will be accepted by any of JHU’s academic divisions. Employees should check with the Admissions Office for the academic division of their interest before applying for tuition remission.
Peabody Preparatory has a new registration system and paperless Tuition Remission process. This process is approved for use only at the Peabody Preparatory for eligible employees and is not available for use at the Peabody Conservatory.
Additionally, Carey Business School Executive Education has implemented a paperless Tuition Remission process. This process is approved for use only for the Executive Education programs for eligible employees.
For all other JHU schools, divisions, or centers, you must complete the Non-Credit Tuition Remission Application for Faculty, Staff, and Bargaining Unit Members or the Retiree Tuition Remission Form.