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Which expenses and fees are not reimbursable under the Tuition Assistance Plan?

Books, materials, seminars, conferences, workshops, private study, tutoring, recertification programs, license fees, travel expenses, food, lodging, taxes, processing fees, shipping fees, and all other nonacademic fees are not reimbursable. 

Is there a reimbursement submission deadline under the Tuition Assistance Plan?

Yes, you must submit your request for reimbursement within 90 days of the course end date.

The tuition reimbursement request submission procedure consists of two steps:

  1. logging on to your Tuition Assistance Account in Atlas and creating a request; and
  2. submitting a PDF of your proof of successful completion and a PDF of your proof of payment by e-mail to MIT Benefits (campus employees) or to the Lincoln Laboratory Training and Education Office (Lincoln Laboratory employees).

How do I know if I am eligible to use the Tuition Assistance Plan?

You are eligible to use the Tuition Assistance Plan if you have been appointed to work at MIT for at least nine months; you are scheduled to work at least 50% of a normal full-time work schedule in your department, laboratory, or center; you are paid by MIT; and you are not excluded from the Plan as stated in the Tuition Assistance Plan Guide.