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Fees, Scholarships, and Waivers

Fee Payment

In-Person:

Online:

  • Pay via myWings with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover. A 2.75% convenience fee will be assessed to all credit card payments made online.

By Mail:

  • Mail check or money order to University of North Florida Student Financial Services, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224

Scholarships

Tuition Scholarship Program

For spouses, dependents, and/or domestic partners of full time, salaried UNF employees who wish to take classes for credit at UNF tuition-free. Students must first apply and be accepted to UNF. Students are eligible to register at their assigned appointment times.

Employee Education Program (EEP)

For part-time and full-time, salaried UNF employees who wish to take classes for credit at UNF tuition-free. Students must first apply and be accepted to UNF. Students are eligible to register at their assigned appointment times.

Waivers

Senior Citizen Waiver

Florida residents aged 60 or older can audit classes at UNF tuition-free. Students must submit the Learning for a Lifetime application and medical immunization form prior to registration. Courses are subject to space availability. Senior Citizens are not eligible to register until the Space Available registration date posted on the Academic Calendar.

State Employee Fee Waiver

For State employees (but not UNF employees) who wish to take classes for credit at UNF tuition-free. Students must first apply and be accepted to UNF. Courses are subject to space availability. State Employees are not eligible to register until the Space Available registration date posted on the Academic Calendar.

  • Are there limits to how many hours for which I can register?

    State Employee and EEP students can register for up to six (6) hours of tuition-free courses. Tuition Scholarship students can register for up to three (3) hours of tuition-free courses. If student is a dependent of two UNF employees, s/he may register for up to six (6) hours of tuition-free courses. Senior Citizen students may register for unlimited hours of tuition-free courses.

  • What types of courses are not covered?
    Nontraditional courses are not covered by the State Employee Fee Waiver, Tuition Scholarship Program, or Employee Education Program Scholarship. If you are concerned about whether your course is a nontraditional course please consult One-Stop Student Services at (904) 620-5555. Examples of nontraditional courses include thesis, dissertation, practicum, internships, directed independent study, non-credit courses, sponsored credit program offerings, supervised research, capstones, doctoral projects and Continuing Education offerings.
  • What happens if I am a state employee and I register before I am eligible?

    If state employees register prior to the State Waiver Registration date posted on the Academic Calendar, they are fee-liable for the courses in which they are registered.

  • What is the deadline for submitting my form?

    State Employee students must submit their completed waivers by the deadline posted on the Academic Calendar for the term.

    Tuition Scholarship Program (TSP) and Employee Education Program (EEP) students must submit their completed forms by the last day to pay fees for the semester.

    Senior Citizens must submit their completed waivers by the date listed in the Academic Calendar for the semester.

  • Where do I submit my form?

    Senior Citizens may submit their waivers to One-Stop Student Services, located in Ann and David Hicks Hall, Building 53

    State Employee Waivers, Tuition Scholarship Program and Employee Education Program (EEP) Scholarship forms are submitted via myWings.

  • What if I am not a Florida resident?

    If you are not a Florida resident, you will be charged out-of-state tuition and fees. The State Employee Fee Waiver, Tuition Scholarship Program, and Employee Education Program only cover Florida resident tuition and you will be responsible for the remaining balance. Senior Citizen students must be Florida residents.

  • Is the tuition scholarship benefit taxable?

    Pursuant to the provisions of Section 117, 127, and 132 of the Internal Revenue Code, relative to applicable employment income and taxation for qualified tuition scholarship:

    • Undergraduate level education is not treated as employment income and not taxable.
    • Graduate level education is taxable for federal income tax withholding, Social Security, and Medicare taxes to the extent of the tuition scholarship amount; the exception from taxation is a graduate engaged in providing teaching and research assistant activities for the university.
    • Tuition scholarship for a domestic partner in an undergraduate or graduate level education is taxable for federal income tax withholding, Social Security, and Medicare taxes to the extent of the tuition scholarship amount.

    Taxable tuition scholarship, as mentioned above, will be reported to the Payroll Office to ensure appropriate employee tax assessment and reporting requirements, e.g. annual W2 Wage and Tax Statement.