The Tuition Assistance Plan can help you obtain, maintain, or improve the skills necessary to develop your career by providing financial assistance for qualified courses.
What is Covered
- all levels of study, from GED to graduate level (including a tuition benefit for the MIT EMBA program)
- courses related to your job or career
- some career counseling or coaching sessions
- courses that you take for credit at MIT if you have been accepted as an Advanced Study Program Student
- tuition and some fees including registration, application, computer, library, lab, and curriculum support fees
- a calendar-year maximum of $5,250 in reimbursements for all courses except MIT Advanced Study Program courses
- the Tuition Assistance Plan is not intended for professional development and training purposes
How it Works
Read the Tuition Assistance Plan Guide.
The Guide will explain how to
- confirm that you are eligible for the Tuition Assistance Plan.
- determine if your course qualifies for reimbursement. To qualify for tuition assistance, a course must fall within one of the following areas of study: First Degree, Job-Related, Career-Related, and Career Counseling/Coaching, and it must meet for at least five days unless it qualifies for certain exceptions. For Career-Related Study courses, you must submit a Career Development Proposal and receive approval from Human Resources before taking the courses.
- pay in full with your own funds.Your department cannot pay for your tuition and then be reimbursed under the Tuition Assistance Plan.
- request reimbursement upon successful completion. You must submit your request for reimbursement within 90 days of the course end date.
Related Documents & Forms
Complete this form only when the area of study for your course(s) is Career-Related.
Complete this form only if you are unable to access your Tuition Assistance Account in Atlas.