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.  Employee and Dependent waivers can be found below and can be submitted to benefits@maine.edu.

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 Student Diversity website.

Senior Citizen Tuition Waivers (This waiver form can be found at your MyUSM campus portal)

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. 

All Mandatory Fees will be waived.

Enrollment will be subject to space availability.