Tuition Programs

Rollins' tuition programs reflect the College's commitment to lifelong learning.

Continuing Education

From tuition remission to tuition assistance, Rollins offers employees and their dependents an array of opportunities to enhance their education.

Overview

Rollins College provides educational opportunities for employees who wish to gain and/or enhance their knowledge in a field of study. Our tuition policies do not constitute a guarantee to employees for admission into the program. Departmental work requirements and needs, as well as admissions standards of the individual program applied for, will govern the employee's ability to attend. These benefits also provide educational opportunities and financial assistance to spouses and dependent children of faculty and staff.

Tuition Remission for Staff & Faculty

Eligibility

Faculty or staff members with regular, benefit-eligible appointments of 1462 hours per year or more, after one year of service.

Overview

  • Applies to undergraduate and graduate programs at the Hamilton Holt School and the Crummer Graduate School of Business
  • Must complete the online application found in the employee Foxlink account each semester
  • Tuition-free on a space available basis
  • Any Student seeking their first Bachelor’s Degree must apply and qualify for the Florida Resident Access Grant. Failure to qualify may result in additional charges. See Student Financial Planning for additional information.
  • Faculty/Staff member is expected to pay any other applicable fees, room & board, charges, computers, etc.
  • Graduate programs for employees are tax-free for the first $5,250 in tuition per year. Tuition costs over $5,250 will be included in taxable income during the term.
  • See Policy 300.70 

Tuition Benefits for Dependents

Tuition Remission for Dependents

  • For dependents of faculty or staff members with regular, benefit-eligible appointments of 1462 hours per year or more, after one year of service.
  • An eligible dependent is a spouse, domestic partner, natural child, stepchild, or a child legally adopted or for whom you have been granted court-appointed custody before that child attained age 16. A child who is not considered a dependent under the IRS guidelines will be eligible for the tuition remission. However, the tuition cost will be included as taxable income.
  • Tuition-free if space is available.
  • Must complete the online application found in the employee Foxlink account each semester
  • Any Student seeking their first Bachelor’s Degree must apply and qualify for the Florida Resident Access Grant. Failure to qualify may result in additional charges. See Student Financial Planning for additional information.
  • Faculty/Staff member is expected to pay any other applicable fees, room & board, charges, computers, etc.
  • Applies to undergraduate and graduate programs at through College of Liberal Arts, Hamilton Holt School and the Crummer Graduate School of Business
  • Graduate Programs for dependents are taxed on the value of the program after the first dollar and will be included in taxable income for the year.
  • See Policy 300.80

ACS Tuition Exchange for Dependents

  • For dependent children of faculty or staff members with regular, benefit-eligible appointments of 1462 hours per year or more, after one year of service.
  • Eligible dependent children are those who are a natural child, stepchild or a child legally adopted or for whom you have been granted court-appointed custody before that child attained age 16 and who is primarily dependent on the Faculty/Staff member for financial support as defined by the internal revenue code
  • Provides educational opportunities to eligible dependent children of faculty and staff to participate in a tuition exchange program with members of the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS)
  • The program is designed for college-aged dependent children who are enrolled as full-time students in an undergraduate, degree-seeking program
  • Eligibility for the Exchange Program does not guarantee admission to the exporting school as schools may limit the number of students they accept from another exchange school. 
  • Each participating student must pay a participation fee of $1,500 per year to the institution and Rollins pays a fee of $1,500 to ACS
  • Contact the Dean of Admission at 646-2161 for the appropriate applications
  • See policy HR7378 for additional information.

Tuition Exchange Program for Dependents

  • For dependent children of faculty or staff members with regular, benefit-eligible appointments of 1462 hours per year or more, after one year of service.
  • Eligible dependent children are those who are a natural child, stepchild or a child legally adopted or for whom you have been granted court-appointed custody before that child attained age 16 and who is primarily dependent on the Faculty/Staff member for financial support as defined by the internal revenue code
  • Provides educational opportunities to eligible dependent children of faculty and staff to participate in a tuition exchange program with members of the Tuition Exchange Program.
  • Eligibility for the Tuition Exchange Program does not guarantee admission to the exporting school as schools may limit the number of students they accept from another exchange school
  • Each participating school may have different benefits and eligibility requirements.Be sure to look up the school at the Tuition Exchange Program site for their benefits. 
  • Contact the Dean of Admission at 646-2161 for the appropriate applications
  • Complete the Application for Tuition Exchange and return to the Rollins College TE Liaison Officer listed on the form
  • See policy HR7378 for additional information.

Tuition Grant for Dependents

  • For dependent children of faculty or staff members with regular, benefit-eligible appointments of 1462 hours per year or more, after one year of service.
  • Eligible dependent children are those who are a natural child, stepchild or a child legally adopted or for whom you have been granted court-appointed custody before that child attained age 16 and who is primarily dependent on the Faculty/Staff member for financial support as defined by the internal revenue code
  • Assistance provided for tuition to college-aged dependent children who are enrolled as students in an undergraduate, degree-seeking program at other accredited institutions of higher learning
  • Pays up to $2,000 per fiscal year towards tuition (4 year maximum) divided equally among semesters ($1,000 per semester)
  • Both parents are eligible if each is a full-time Faculty/Staff member with one full year of service
  • Must complete the appropriate application provided online or in the Human Resource department
  • See Policy 300.79