Tuition Waiver and Health Care Forums

Staff Alliance received an update TODAY from Michelle Rizk, Interim Chief Human Resources Officer for UA with IMPORTANT information for staff:

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Employee Education Benefits Revision

We have information posted on the HR website that outlines the changes.
http://www.alaska.edu/benefits/tuition-waivers/

There have been some questions about the implementation of the UA Education Benefit. Here is some additional information. Applications for educational benefits for employees with a hire date prior to January 1, 2013 will be processed as follows:
Those employees will not need to serve a waiting period to use educational benefits. Those employees may apply for term maximum 8 credit hours tuition waived in the Spring 2013 Semester and thereafter but limited by the academic year maximum. Those employees will not need to meet the GPA requirements for the Spring 2013 Semester, but will need to meet the GPA requirement in subsequent terms.

Employees with a hire date on or after January 1, 2013 will have education benefit applications processed according to all provisions of the new regulation.

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Health Care Forums
The dates have been set for the health care forums and we are working on an all staff communication to go out about the forums.
UAF
Thursday, January 17th

Statewide
Thursday, January 17th

UAA
Friday, January 18th

UAS
Wednesday, January 23rd

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