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Education Benefits

Education Benefits for Employees, Spouses and Dependents


As outlined under Section 3740 of the Faculty Staff Handbook, the Education Privilege allows benefit-eligible employees and their spouses and dependents to enroll in University of Idaho courses for reduced fees. Benefit-eligible employees may apply for educational benefits from date of hire into the benefit-eligible position.

This benefit is administered through Student Accounts.  Please contact them if you have questions or need further clarification.  Registration forms can be obtained through Student Accounts.

Education Benefits

Reciprocal education agreements allow University of Idaho employees and their spouses to take courses for reduced fees at the following:

  • Boise State University (employee only)
  • Idaho State University (employee only)
  • Lewis-Clark State College

Each institution has their own limitations to the reciprocal agreements. Check with the particular institution to see if there are any limitations that would apply to you.

Employees of other Idaho higher education institutions may attend classes at the University of Idaho using their reciprocal education agreement. This includes employees from:

  • Boise State University
  • Idaho State University
  • Lewis-Clark State College

Benefit Limitations

  • Full fees and applicable tuition are charged for those credits that exceed the specified limits.
  • The educational privilege of reduced rates is not available to spouses or children of employees.
  • The educational privilege does not extend to full-time students, whether or not they are teaching or research assistants, or to their spouses.
  • Fee waivers do not extend to courses taught exclusively via extended education methods (i.e., web, hybrid, video-conferencing and other technologies)
  • The benefit is limited to degree-seeking students only.

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332

Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3697

Fax: 208-885-3330