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PTL Tuition Remission Benefit

50% Tuition Remission for PTL’s

 

The tuition remission benefit for Part-Time Lecturer faculty that make Rutgers PTLs eligible for 50% tuition remission for certain undergraduate level and graduate level courses, subject to the following limitations:

1. Courses that the PTL proposes to take must be related to the subject matter of courses the PTL has taught or will teach, as determined by the Department Chairperson, Program Director, or designee of the hiring department;

2. The PTL shall have taught at least two semesters within two consecutive academic years at Rutgers and a minimum of twelve (12) credits in order to be eligible for this benefit. PTLs working in PALS (Program of American Language Studies) shall have taught at least two semesters within two consecutive academic years at Rutgers and a minimum of twelve (12) course hours;

3. If the PTL teaches a minimum of three (3) credits--or three (3) course hours in the case of PALS PTLs--in a semester, he or she may be eligible to take no more than three (3) credits in that semester or the subsequent semester;

4. To take advantage of this benefit, the PTL must be admitted to one of the undergraduate, graduate, or professional divisions of the university (matriculated or non-matriculated);

5. The PTL's ability to take a course is subject to availability of seating in the course after the normal add/drop period for matriculated students;

6. In addition to bearing responsibility for 50 percent of tuition costs, the PTL shall be responsible for paying any fees associated with the course aside from tuition;

7. The PTL must be appointed as a Rutgers PTL as of the first day of class for the semester in which he or she is taking the course(s);

8. The PTL must meet all policies and requirements of the program offering the course, including but not limited to, prerequisites;

9. Tuition remission is not available to PTLs enrolled in courses during the Winter Session;

10. This benefit does not extend to dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners.