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Back to School Time: Using EdAssist for the VUMC Tuition Benefit

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As you know, VUMC staff who are employed full-time for at least three months are eligible for tuition assistance for themselves or their spouse. In addition, VUMC staff who are employed for at least five years are eligible for undergraduate tuition assistance for their dependents. 

Tuition Benefit for Staff, Faculty, Spouse and Dependents of Staff

  • VUMC will pay up to 70% of tuition for full-time staff and up to 47% for faculty (based on the cost of a similar course at Vanderbilt University) per course at an accredited college or university. VUMC tuition assistance benefit is for one 3 hour course per semester, up to three courses per academic year.
  • VUMC will pay up to 47% of tuition per course at Vanderbilt University for the spouse of full-time employees. VUMC tuition assistance for spouse is for one 3 hour course per semester, up to three courses per academic year.
  • Dependents of eligible staff can have a percentage of their total tuition at an accredited college or university paid by VUMC. VUMC Dependent Tuition Assistance benefit is for up to 8 semesters or 12 quarters of undergraduate study. To determine if your child qualifies for the tuition benefit, click here.

EdAssist is the online tool VUMC uses to process tuition assistance for employees and their spouses and dependents. Use the EdAssist website to request tuition reimbursement for yourself, your spouse, and/or your eligible dependents. You can access the EdAssist web portal here 24 hours a day. The portal allows you to submit and check the status of your applications, upload and submit documentation, and view payment information. You can view video tutorials to learn how to use the web portal here.

Dependent Tuition Benefit for VUMC Faculty

VUMC faculty’s dependent tuition falls under a different policy. VUMC faculty eligible for the Vanderbilt University dependent tuition program should use the tuition form  here . The completed forms should be submitted to the Vanderbilt University Human Resources department.

 

 


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