Student Financial Services

Tuition Waivers

University Waivers

Tuition waivers are offered by the University of Maine System for eligible employees and their dependents. Waivers are now processed by the UMS Employee Benefits Center.  Updated forms can be found here.

Approved waivers apply to tuition only. Other fees posted to a student account are not waived and must be paid by published payment deadlines.

Native North American Waiver

For more information regarding the specific requirements for this waiver, please visit the Diversity website.

Senior Citizen Tuition Waivers

Waiver Form

To receive this waiver an individual must be:

  • a Maine Resident &
  • age 65 or older, or will become 65 during the semester for which they are requesting the waiver &
  • registered for undergraduate coursework.

An application form must be completed and submitted to Student Financial Services with proof of age and payment for mandatory fees. 

Mandatory fees to be waived: unified, health, online, and student activity.

Fees that will not be waived: transportation, course fees, and other miscellaneous fees that may be posted to the student's account.

Enrollment will be subject to space availability.