Education Assistance Program Resources

Helpful Links, articles, & best practice recommendations for a successful tuition reimbursement program

Case Study: HostedHR's TuitionManager Helps Valvoline Operate a Low-Maintenance Tuition Reimbursement Program

Valvoline is one of the world's leading brands in the engine and automotive maintenance industries. Having celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2016, Valvoline currently ranks as the #2 quick-lube chain and #3 passenger car motor oil brand in the United States.
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Case Study: HostedHR's TuitionManager Slices MSA's Education Assistance Application Processing Time in Half

MSA is a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.
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Case Study: HostedHR's TuitionManager Shortens the Approval Process from an Hour to Just Minutes

Maine Medical Center is the flagship hospital of MaineHealth, a 13-member health system touching central, southern, and western Maine and eastern New Hampshire. More than 16,000 employees are eligible for their tuition reimbursement program.
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Case Study: TuitionManager Reduces BayCare Health System's Tuition Reimbursement Processing Time by 70%

BayCare Health System is a leading not-for-profit health care network that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. An important component of their ability to attract highly skilled workers is providing tuition assistance to their employees.
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Why Employers Should Go Over the $5,250 Tuition Reimbursement Limit

Employers are allowed to offer employees up to $5,250 in non-taxable tuition assistance benefits, per the IRS, each calendar year. But that doesn't necessarily mean you can't offer more. In fact, there are some incredibly valid arguments on why you should offer more than $5,250 - if your budget allows.
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Why Offering Tuition Assistance Is a Smart Move for Employers

As employment packages become more and more competitive, keeping your company at the top of any new hire’s list will also grow more challenging. However, there is something your company can offer that has a proven track record of both, and that’s tuition assistance.
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5 Reasons You Should Include Online Courses in Your Tuition Reimbursement Program

Tuition reimbursement programs shouldn't be relegated to traditional brick-and-mortar institutions. Online courses, certifications, and trainings should also be included for a variety of reasons. Click below to take a look at five reasons you should include online course in your tuition reimbursement program.
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Tuition Reimbursement Program Options for Businesses With Small Budgets

As with anything, a small budget doesn't have to mean you're out of the game. It just means you have to learn how to play a bit more resourcefully. And when it comes to offering an enticing benefit like tuition reimbursement, small businesses definitely don't have to sit this one out.
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3 Big Benefits of Tuition Reimbursement Software

Offering a tuition reimbursement program doesn't only affect participating employees, it can greatly affect your human resources team - and not necessarily in the same positive manner.
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Should Your Company Offer Employee Loan Repayment?

Learn why offering employee loan repayment may give you a competitive advantage in hiring talent.
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Should You Require Employees Who Leave to Repay Tuition?

An important part of your tuition reimbursement program will be determining whether or not you will require repayment after voluntary termination, and the various parameters you set around that. But what are the pros and cons of requiring payment vs. not requiring payment -- and how do you know what's right for you?
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Tracking and Calculating ROI From Your Tuition Assistance Program

Has your tuition assistance program been successful in retaining employees? Are the costs of offering your program outweighing the benefits or are you coming out on top?
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How do I determine the best reimbursement dollar limit?

How much money should each eligible employee receive on an annual basis for tuition assistance or reimbursement?
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3 Ways Complicated Tuition Reimbursement Policies Hurt Companies

While complicated tuition reimbursement and assistance policies may be designed to save you money, they often ending costing you. Keep it simple.
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Which Education-Related Fees Should be Eligible for Reimbursement?

Which fees, if any, should you consider including as reimbursable as a part of your tuition assistance program.
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Should I Reimburse Conferences, Certifications, and Training?

Why you should consider including non-university educational activities in your tuition reimbursement policy.
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Which Employees Should be Eligible for Tuition Reimbursement?

How to evaluate the best options for employee eligibility based on budget limitations, policy purpose, talent needs, and more.
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Building a Business Case for Tuition Reimbursement Software

Now that you've seen the value in automating your tuition reimbursement program, review this step-by-step guide to assist you in building a business case to prove an online process will save time and money.
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The Value of Tuition Reimbursement as a Hiring Incentive

Learn how your tuition reimbursement program can be used to separate you from your competition and assist in attracting & retaining top new talent.
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