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Common questions about benefits:
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Fee waiver for Columbus State classes
The college will waive 100% of the appropriate instructional fees for all full-time employees who take degree-credit classes. Part-time employees will receive a waiver at a percentage paid in proportion to the degree of their full-time employment. Adjunct employees’ instructional fees will be waived on a prorated basis based on the number of contact hours taught in the previous quarter. Dependents of full-time employees are eligible for 75% waiver. Read more.
After one year of employment, full time employees may be reimbursed for courses at accredited institutions each fiscal year to a maximum of $6,000 for undergraduate degree and $8,000 for a graduate degree courses. Supervisor’s approval required. Contact Carmelita Boyer at x2407 to learn more and obtain the reimbursement form.
You have the choice of a state pension plan or the Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP)
that you manage like a 401k plan. You have 120 days after your date of hire to select
Do I qualify for early retirement?
SERS/STRS eligibility requirements are
a. 5 years of service credit at age 60; or
b. 25 years of service credit at age 55; or
c. 30 years of service credit at any age
Eligibility period is from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013