Faculty and Clinical Affairs

Tuition/Fee Remission Benefit for Institutional Fully Affiliated Faculty

Definition

Institutional faculty are professional staff who are employed by affiliated institutions and whose duties are primarily academic and in support of the education of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine students and trainees. Institutional appointments terminate when employment at the affiliated institution ends.

Source of Funds

The Boonshoft School of Medicine designates support (subject to annual budget review) for all institutional faculty educational benefits for Wright State University classes. The fee remission is available for fall and spring semesters only. When the accrued maximum annual tuition and fee waiver level has been reached in any given academic year, the tuition and fees shall be the responsibility of the faculty member.

Tax Implication

The benefits derived from this program will be considered taxable compensation, according to IRS regulations. A 1099-MISC will be issued to the institutional faculty who use the tuition and fee remission benefit.

When the institutional faculty member is the student…

  • A total of eight credit hours per semester (fall and spring semesters only) is covered by this benefit.
  • Classes in the School of Professional Psychology and the School of Medicine are excluded from this benefit.

When a dependent is the student…

  • The spouse or any children and step-children considered tax dependents for federal income tax purposes are eligible.
  • A total of eight credit hours per semester (fall and spring semesters only) is covered by this benefit.
  • The dependent pays 20% of the regular undergraduate tuition and fees, regardless of whether the class is undergraduate or graduate level.
  • The Master's degree is the highest degree that can be obtained using this benefit.

How to apply

Complete a Fee Authorization Form (DOCX) and send it to Faculty and Clinical Affairs, who will authorize and forward the form to the Bursar’s Office.

Contact person: Stephanie Ours (937-245-7640 or stephanie.ours@wright.edu)

Last edited on 01/28/2015.