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CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program
The California State University (CSU) Fee Waiver and Reduction Program (Fee Waiver) provides eligible CSU employees with the opportunity to enroll in work-related courses necessary for improving skills applicable to existing employment with the CSU or necessary for advancement in the CSU in accordance with an approved individual career development plan as a career employee in the CSU. Additionally, the Fee Waiver and Reduction Program provides eligible dependents of CSU employees the opportunity to attend classes at CSU campuses at reduced rates. All eligible non-represented and represented employees may enroll in a maximum of two (2) courses or six (6) units, whichever is greater, per term.
A Fee Waiver application must be submitted for each semester participation is requested in the program for both new and continuing participants. Applicants are responsible for reapplying each semester.
Participation in the Fee Waiver and Reduction Program may have a tax implication for employees each semester of participation. Please review the CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program Tuition Taxation document for details.
For detailed information about the Fee Waiver and Reduction Program, including employee eligibility, dependent eligibility, and a listing of fees waived under the program, please thoroughly review the following documents:
Fee Waiver Procedures
CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Application
CSU Application Fee Refund Form
CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program Frequently Asked Questions
CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program Fee Chart