The county will share a portion of employees’ education cost through the tuition reimbursement program.
To be eligible for reimbursement
- Course must be approved by employee's department before the class begins to ensure reimbursement
- Employee must provide a receipt of fee payment
- Employee must provide a transcript indicating successful completion of the course with a grade of C or better or a "Satisfactory" or "Pass" is acceptable for ungraded courses
If you have questions, see your supervisor, your department's tuition contact, or the tuition reimbursement section of the county's administrative manual available on HC Connect, the county's intranet site.
Tuition reimbursement instructions
Employees must request and receive approval for tuition reimbursement before registering for a course to ensure reimbursement. The forms for the authorization, advance, as well as the expense report for the reimbursement, are to be completed online in the APEX system. See the tuition reimbursement section of the administrative manual on HC Connect for eligibility, reimbursement information and instructions for the online APEX forms.
Benefit-earning employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually for county job-related classes and online courses taken at accredited colleges, universities or other approved organizations.
All course-related costs including, tuition, tuition surcharges, laboratory fees, books, mandatory memberships, and required activities are eligible expenses.