Tuition Fee Waiver

Program Overview


  • Eligible faculty and staff, may take courses at any of the CSU’s 23 campuses at a reduced rate or transfer the benefit to a qualified dependent
  • Take two (2) courses or six (6) units, whichever is greater, per term
  • Courses taken under the fee waiver program must be taken for credit, they may not be audited.
  • Not available for Open University or Special Session courses
  • Application must be submitted each term for the fee waiver to take effect. Fee waivers applications will not be processed after the academic year has ended.
  • Employees and their dependents who are taking graduate level courses are subject to taxation.
  • For guidance on how to use Tuition Fee Waiver, see the Tuition Fee Waiver Help page.
  • Find answers to commonly asked questions on the Fee Waiver FAQ's page.

Types of Tuition Fee Waivers



Questions? Contact the Tuition Fee Waiver Program Coordinator for more information.