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: https://www.cic.edu/member-services/tuition-exchange-program/tep-student-procedures. 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:

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  • The applicant should apply for admission to the institution where he or she desires to study.
  • The tuition exchange program is open to full-time Regent faculty, staff and/or administrators after one full year of employment at Regent.
  • 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.

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Approved CIC-TEP Application 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 email us.