Fee Discounts and Waivers

A variety of fee discounts and waivers are available. Remember to submit a new form for each semester that you are enrolled. The deadline to turn in a fee waiver form is the last day of classes for the appropriate semester. Please note that if you are needing the waiver/discount to apply to your fees to secure your classes, the form will need to be turned in by the payment deadline for the term. All of the appropriate signatures must be on the form before the Bursar’s Office is able to process.

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Fax to : 731-881-7813

 

Scan and email to: bursar@utm.edu

 

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Mail To:
University of Tennessee at Martin
Bursar’s Office
116 Administration Building
554 University Street
Martin, TN 38238

Discounts and Waivers to Attend UTM

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Children of Educators and Children of State Employees

Dependent children, twenty-three (23) years of age or younger, of Tennessee certified public school teachers or employees of the State of Tennessee are eligible for a twenty-five percent (25%) discount of their maintenance fee.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

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Fee Discount Rules

 

Children of Retired Educators and Children of Retired State Employees

Dependent children, twenty-three (23) years of age or younger, of Tennessee certified public school teachers or employees of the State of Tennessee are eligible for a twenty-five percent (25%) discount of their maintenance fee.

 

In the case of a retired state employee or retired teacher, the retirement verification must be made by the Division of Retirement. The otherwise completed form should be mailed or faxed to the attention of the Retired Payroll Section for verification as follows.

  • TCRS, 10th Floor Andrew Jackson Building, 502 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243 or fax 615-401-6818
  • If faxing the form you must include a mailing address to which the form can be returned to the employee.

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

Download Form (PDF)

 

Fee Discount Rules

 

Special Policy for Totally Disabled Auditors/Credit Students

Students that are Tennessee residents and totally disabled may qualify for a fee waiver for audit or credit.

 

Audit Only Courses - Tennessee residents who are totally and permanently disabled may AUDIT courses without paying tuition charges. These charges may include the following: maintenance fees, program services fees, and special course fees for Business, Fine Art, Chemistry, etc.

 

Credit Course(s) - Tennessee residents who are totally and permanently disabled may enroll in courses for CREDIT at the cost of one-half the normal per credit hour fee, not to exceed $70 per semester. These charges include maintenance fees and program services fees. Course fees are NOT includes in the fee waiver.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Additional information regarding the special policy and disability certification can be found on the fee waiver form linked below.

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

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Special Policy for 60 Years of Age for Audit or 65 Years of Age for Credit

Students that are at least sixty (60) years of age and wish to audit classes or students at least sixty-five (65) years of age and wish to take classes for credit may be eligible for a fee waiver.

 

Age Sixty (60) Audit Only Courses - Tennessee residents who are sixty (60) years of age may AUDIT courses without paying tuition charges. These charges may include the following: maintenance fees, program services fees, and special course fees for Business, Fine Art, Chemistry, etc.

 

Credit Course(s) - Tennessee residents who are sixty-five (65) years of age may enroll in courses for CREDIT at the cost of one-half the normal per credit hour fee, not to exceed $70 per semester. These charges include maintenance fees and program services fees. Course fees are not includes in the fee waiver.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Additional information regarding the special policy can be found on the fee waiver form linked below.

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

Download Form (PDF)

 

State Employees

Fulltime employees of the State of Tennessee of the executive, judicial, or legislative branches of the Tennessee state government are eligible for a waiver to cover their debt service fee, maintenance fee, registration fee, student activity fee, and tuition charge. The time frame in which a course is offered by the Institution, and for purposes of these rules includes Fall, Spring, Summer and special session terms, as defined by the individual universities and colleges. It is the intent of these rules that over the course of special session terms and the two Summer semester terms an employee or member of the General Assembly will be limited to no more than two courses, the instruction periods of which shall not overlap.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Please note that Tennessee School Teachers are NOT eligible for this fee waiver.

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

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Fee Discount Rules

 

TBR Employees, Spouse, Dependents

Employees

  • Full-time regular employees of the TBR and UT systems are eligible to enroll in one credit course per term at any state of Tennessee public postsecondary institution (TBR or UT), with fees waived for the employee.
  • Part-time regular and part-time temporary employees, excluding adjuncts, of community colleges and TN Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) are eligible to enroll in one credit course per term at the college in which they work, with fees waived for the employee.
  • The waiver is limited to one (1) class, not to exceed 4 credits or 120 clock hours. It may apply for partial payment of classes of more than 4 credit hours or 120 clock hours.
  • Please be sure to indicate the institution that you work for when using the form below.
  • Download Form (PDF)
  • Fee Discount Rules

Spouses/Dependents

  • Regular full-time employees are eligible for a student fee discount for their spouses and dependent children who have been admitted to any of the institutions in the TBR or UT system as undergraduate students through regular admission procedures.
  • Please be sure to indicate the institution that you work for when using the form below.
  • Download Form (PDF)
  • Fee Discount Rules

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

UT Employees (Includes employees at Chattanooga, Health Science Center, Knoxville, and Martin campuses)

Full-time regular faculty and staff may enroll without payment of maintenance fees for up to a maximum of nine (9) undergraduate or graduate credit hours per term/semester. Part-time regular faculty and staff working 50 percent time or more may enroll without payment of maintenance fees based upon their percent of effort. In addition, state law provides full-time regular employees with a fee waiver for one course for credit per term at any state supported college, university, or area vocational-technical school.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

Download Form (PDF)

 

Online Fee Waiver Form

 

Fee Discount Rules

 

UT Employee Spouse/Dependents (Includes employees at Chattanooga, Health Science Center, Knoxville, and Martin campuses)

For regular full-time employees, your undergraduate spouse and dependent children (up to age 26) are eligible for a maximum 50% discount on in-state maintenance fee (tuition). This discount is also available (on a percentage basis) to spouses and dependents of some regular part-time employees who are working at least 50% time and have at least one year at UT.

 

Fall Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than July 1st

 

Spring Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than October 1st

 

Summer Forms should be signed and submitted no earlier than March 1st

 

Last Day to Accept Form for Given Term: Last Day of Class

 

Download Form (PDF)

 

Online Fee Waiver Form

 

Fee Discount Rules

 

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