As an institution of higher education committed to academic achievement and lifelong learning, Amherst College supports the educational pursuits of its staff. Regular full-time, and part-time staff and faculty, are eligible to receive reimbursement for tuition, certificate programs, registration and lab fees for approved courses, which are either job-related or non-job-related, but directly related to future career opportunities at the College. The maximum reimbursement per fiscal year is $3,000 after one year of continuous employment for job-related courses, or certificate programs, and 50% of the costs to a maximum of $1,500, for non-job-related courses after three years of continuous employment.
Upon prior approval, an advance payment of 75% of eligible course costs is available. Total reimbursements for all courses and programs may not exceed $3,000 per fiscal year.
For more information about the program, please visit the following link:
- In Workday:
- Go to Request Forms
- Click Create Request
- In request type - under all - select Educational Assistance
- Click OK
- Complete the form and hit submit
Amherst College Course Registration
Courses for credit may be taken at Amherst College after one year of continuous regular employment.