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Employee Dependent Child Waiver Benefit

Dependent children of eligible OSU faculty and staff of OSU-Stillwater (inclusive of OSU Cooperative Extension, OSU Experiment Station, Natural Resource Ecology and Management Extension and ROTC personnel), OSU-Tulsa, and OSU-CHS are eligible to receive a 100% undergraduate student resident tuition waiver for OSU-Stillwater and OSU-Tulsa courses.

Deadlines & Information

Forms and required documentation may be emailed to or faxed to 405.744.8345 by the deadlines mentioned below.  We recommend submitting the forms prior to the deadline for the completion of validation and authentication procedures.  Employees are only required to submit the waiver document once.  As long as the employee and dependent meet the qualifications, the waiver will renew for up to four years.


Spring Deadline: Friday prior to the beginning of the spring semester.

Summer Deadline

Fall Deadline: Friday prior to the beginning of the fall semester.


Guidelines At a Glance


    • 100% of undergraduate resident tuition*

    • Does not include fees and/or housing

    • Applies only to courses charged regular tuition rates, excluding outreach exception (OUTE) courses, NOC courses, and audit courses.

    • Graduate courses are covered for students with a primary undergraduate matriculation.

    • Excludes high school concurrent students

    • The dependent waiver can be combined with other institutional tuition waivers not to exceed the amount of qualifying tuition charged.  This will include only the tuition portion of the block rate.

    *A dependent child who does not qualify for in-state residency will have 100% of the out-of-state portion of tuition waived, but will still be responsible for the remaining in-state portion of tuition.

    • Continuous, full-time, regular employee (0.75 FTE) of OSU-Stillwater, OSU-Tulsa or OSU Center for Health Sciences for at least two years at the time the dependent receives the benefit.  This is inclusive of OSU Cooperative Extension and OSU Experiment Station employees as they are based from the Stillwater Campus.

    • Years of services will be determined by the following dates:

      • August 31 for fall term eligibility

      • January 31 for spring term eligibility

      • July 31 for summer term eligibility

    • Provide proof of dependency, such as a tax return or birth certificate

    • Under the age of 26 as of the first day of applicable term

    • The dependent child waiver benefit will no longer be available after the end of the semester in which the dependent child turns age 26.

    • Full-time (12 hours) for fall and spring semesters. (Full-time status is not required for summer or intersessions. May also be used for summer immediately following high school graduation).

    • Primary matriculation must be undergraduate

    • Degree-seeking status

    • Must maintain a 2.0 overall GPA

    • Cannot be in the Tuition Lock Program

    • Maximum award period of 4 academic year

Documents & Forms

Dependent Waiver Guidelines

Dependent Child Waiver Flier

Waiver Form

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