3.7 Educational Assistance

Middlebury College offers four separate programs that assist eligible employees or their dependents in pursuing post-secondary education (refer to the individual policies for benefit details):

A. Continuing Education Fund – Provides eligible employees with funding up to $5,000 per calendar year for enrollment in a credit-, degree-, or certificate- granting program from an accredited program or institution.

B. Middlebury College Course Fee Reduction For Employees – Allows eligible employees and their spouses/partners to take Middlebury College courses, for credit, for $100 per course.

C.  Middlebury College Staff Matriculation Program – Allows qualifying staff members, in specified circumstances, to enroll in the bachelor’s degree program at Middlebury.

D. Comprehensive Fee Credit– Provides a discount of 45% of the Middlebury College comprehensive fee for up to four full years of coursework for eligible dependents admitted to Middlebury College.

E. Dependent Tuition Benefit - Provides a cash payment of either 30% of Middlebury’s comprehensive fee or 50% of the tuition of the institution attended (whichever is less), for eligible dependents attending an accredited institution other than Middlebury.