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Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program (CIC-TEP)

NON-REGENT FACULTY/STAFF
The Council of Independent Colleges' Tuition Exchange Program is available for Regent University's undergraduate and graduate programs only (doctoral programs are not eligible). Applicants must first contact the CIC-TEP liaison at their place of employment. TEP liaisons and information regarding the application process may be found online at: http://www.cic.edu/Programs-and-Services/Tuition-Exchange-Program/Pages/TEP-Details-for-Students.aspx. Tuition Waiver Exchange applications must be received by March 1 for enrollment in the fall semester of the following year.

**Applicants must also apply for admission to Regent University prior to the March 1 deadline.

Regent University reserves the right to award tuition waivers subject to the following guidelines:

  • Applicants must be admitted to Regent University prior to the review of candidates (on or after March 1).
  • Applicants must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 from the institution last attended.
  • Awards are available for full-time students only who remain in good academic standing at Regent University.
  • The approved tuition waiver is good for one degree only.
  • Prospective students must meet and maintain eligibility conditions set forth by both Regent University and the employee's institution.
  • Applicants not admitted at the time of review will be placed on a waiting list, in order of application date.
  • Regent University may limit the number of candidates admitted to any one degree program during an academic year.

REGENT FACULTY/STAFF
Steps Before Applying for a CIC-TEP Tuition Waiver:

See current CIC-TEP participating institutions

  • The applicant should apply for admission to the institution where he or she desires to study.
  • The applicant must receive approval of a CIC-TEP waiver from Regent University's administrator of tuition exchange programs.
  • CIC-TEP applications must be submitted by October 15 for enrollment in the fall semester of the following year. Be aware that some participating institutions may have earlier deadlines.

Online Application

An approved application for the CIC-TEP will be subject to the following guidelines:

  • The approved tuition waiver is good for one degree only.
  • An approved waiver is in effect for up to eight semesters only. Extension of the program or enrollment in courses that are over and above the degree requirements are not authorized.
  • Dependent eligibility is based upon the IRS definition of dependent as related to the employee seeking the benefit.

Important Application Considerations:

  • Waivers for free tuition at a participating college or university are made available to a maximum of 15 of Regent's full-time employees, their spouses or eligible dependents each academic year.
  • Tuition waiver applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis.
  • Other factors in consideration are the number of students receiving tuition waivers within a school or department at Regent and the total number of students receiving tuition waivers university-wide.
  • The prospective student must meet and maintain eligibility conditions set forth by both Regent University and the host institution.

To apply for the CIC-TEP: fill out our online application.

For questions, please call the Registrar's Office at 757.352.4094 or e-mail us.

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