4.3 Employee Education Program

The Employee Education Program is a benefit intended to offer professional development opportunities to Michigan Technological University employees. This program allows regular full-time faculty and staff to enroll in up to two (2) Michigan Technological University courses per semester or six (6) credit hours, whichever is greater, for which the University will pay the tuition and academic fees. 

Employees participating in the program are subject to the general regulations and course prerequisites published in the current catalog.

Courses may be:

  • Taken within the regular working day as long as job performance is not diminished.
  • Audited or taken for credit.

The University reserves the right to discontinue, modify, or limit the availability of this program at any time.

For additional benefit information, please see the benefit guidelines found here:  http://www.mtu.edu/hr/current/benefits/additional/.


Revised:
02/22/2017 - Annual Review: To reflect current language, changed "This program allows full-time and part-time (FTE .75 or greater) regular exempt employees to enroll in up to two (2) Michigan Technological University courses per semester for which the University will pay the tuition and academic fees." to "This program allows regular full-time faculty and staff to enroll in up to two (2) Michigan Technological University courses per semester or six (6) credit hours, whichever is greater, for which the University will pay the tuition and academic fees." Removed "The benefit is prorated according to percentage of effort for regular part-time (FTE .75 or greater) employees." Changed "For more information, please see the policy found here:" to "For additional benefit information, please see the benefit guidelines found here:"
12/08/2016 - Annual Review: No changes made to content.
01/27/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now policy@mtu.edu. The link in the last sentence read "http://www.mtu.edu/hr/benefits/additional" now reads "http://www.mtu.edu/hr/current/benefits/additional/".
02/13/2014 - Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners, no changes made to content.
03/18/2013 - Annual Review: Updated link to the Employee Education Program policy. 
05/02/2011 - Annual Review: Updated to reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.