(110 ILCS 680/25-90)
Sec. 25-90. Partial tuition waivers.
(a) As used in this Section, "Illinois college or university" means any of the following: the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, and Western Illinois University.
(b) Each year the Board of Northeastern Illinois University shall offer 50% tuition waivers for undergraduate education at any campus under its governance to the children of employees of an Illinois college or university who have been employed by any one or by more than one Illinois college or university for an aggregate period of at least 7 years. To be eligible to receive a partial tuition waiver, the child of an employee of an Illinois college or university (i) must be under the age of 25 at the commencement of the academic year during which the partial tuition waiver is to be effective, and (ii) must qualify for admission to Northeastern Illinois University under the same admissions requirements, standards and policies which Northeastern Illinois University applies to applicants for admission generally to its respective undergraduate colleges and programs.
(c) Subject to the provisions and limitations of subsection (b), an eligible applicant who has continued to maintain satisfactory academic progress toward graduation may have his or her partial tuition waiver renewed until the time as he or she has expended 4 years of undergraduate partial tuition waiver benefits under this Section.
(d) No partial tuition waiver offered or allocated to any eligible applicant in accordance with the provisions of this Section shall be charged against any tuition waiver limitation established by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
(e) The Board shall prescribe rules and regulations as are necessary to implement and administer the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96; 90-282, eff. 1-1-98.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015