Review current Board of Trustee Policy and Procedure regarding Tuition Waivers.

Policy: https://www.owens.edu/trustees/board_policies/11-5-35.pdf

Procedure: https://www.owens.edu/trustees/procedures/proc3358-11-5-35.pdf

Determine eligibility and percentage of cost covered based on your employment status. The employee must submit the completed tuition waiver request form prior to the beginning of each semester of enrollment for credit courses and non-credit courses, and at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of each continuing-education course.  

Please note the recommended steps below regarding process and where to go for questions:

  • Complete an application to the college at www.owens.edu and click on How to Apply.
  • If necessary, attend New Student Orientation, sign up at www.owens.edu/nso  and then meet with an academic advisor if you have questions regarding your plan of study.  Visit www.owens.edu/advising  for contact information and service hours.
  • Speak with Student Financial Services if you have questions about payment options beyond the Tuition Waiver, or if you have questions about financial aid eligibility.   Visit https://www.owens.edu/sfs/ for contact information and service hours.
  • Review class options on the class schedule.  Visit the Class Schedule for a complete list of offerings.
  • Register for classes through your Ozone account:
    1. From your Ozone account, click Menuin the upper left corner, then select Discover.
      Or
      Click Discover More button at the bottom of your dashboard.
    2. Search for registration and the Registration card should display in the results.
    3. Click Add/Drop Classes.
    4. Select the Term in which you wish to register and click Submit. If asked, confirm your information and financial agreement.
    5. Complete the terms & conditions pages (only applies for the first time registering for a specific term).
    6. Proceed to put in the class information and CRN numbers and click Submit Changes when done.
    7. Click the Student Detail Schedule link at the bottom to review your updated schedule.
    8. Print a copy of the updated Student Detail Schedule for your records.

**Not sure how to log in to Ozone? Visit www.owens.edu/helpdesk

  • If you are not able to register online, contact Student Financial Services for assistance with registration via the college Registration Add/Drop Form or you may send an email from your Omail account, to your Student Financial Services Advisor with the specific course registration number (CRN) you would like to add.
  • After registering for classes and submitting your Tuition Waiver Form, allow 2-3 business days for the waiver to be applied to your account. 
    Log in to Ozone and verify the waiver has been applied. 
    1. From Ozone, click Menuin the upper left corner, then select Discover.
      Or
      Click Discover More button at the bottom of your dashboard.
    2. Search for pay online and the Tuition and Fee Information card should display in the results.
    3. Click on Account Summary by Term to view your semester balance.

If you have a dispute with the outcome of your request, contact the Benefits Administrator in Human Resources.

*If you are interested in auditing the course(s), review the Board of Trustees Procedures: https://www.owens.edu/trustees/procedures/proc3358-11-2-12.pdf.


 


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