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Tuition Waivers, Deferment and Reimbursement

Applications and Policies

In addition to the wages you receive, working while in graduate school may also open up other work-related sources of financial assistance.

Chicago Police Dept Tuition Deferment

The Tuition Deferment Program is for Chicago police officers enrolled at SXU that will be reimbursed by the City of Chicago for their tuition charges

If you are eligible for tuition deferment through the Chicago Police Department, review the CPD Tuition Deferment Application details.


Employer Tuition Reimbursement

If you work full-time and attend graduate school part time, tuition waivers or tuition reimbursement may be available through your employer.

If you are eligible for tuition assistance from your employer, review the Employer Reimbursement Payment Plan Application details.


SXU Employee Tuition Waiver

SXU offers eligible faculty and staff members a tuition waiver benefit program after completion of a 90-day probationary period.

More information on Saint Xavier's Employee Tuition Waiver Program can be found on the Saint Xavier Employment page.


Other required forms are available in the Office of Student Accounts.

Note: If you participate in an employer-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k), you may be able to borrow from your account to help pay for graduate school. Check with your plan administrator for details.