UVA Education Benefits

UVA Employee (Academic Division)
New for 2017

NEW! Increased Tuition Benefit (total of $4,360 per year) for employees enrolled in college credit courses, working towards an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree, or a for-credit certificate program. 

REVISED Professional Development Benefit ($2,000 per year) for courses, certification training, and conferences that enhance the staff/faculty member’s contribution to the University. In order to assess professional development opportunities, they must meet one or more of these criteria:

  • Job-related
  • Career growth-related
  • Developmental opportunity outlined in the staff/faculty member’s development plan;  for staff, the development plan is part of the Lead@UVa performance management process.


SCPS offers degrees and certificates that employees can earn while using their UVA Ed Benefit. 

Your payment to SCPS is due at the time of registration. Therefore, you are encouraged to start the request for reimbursement process as early as possible. 

Go to the UVA Human Resources website and click on the Benefits tab. From there, you'll be able to complete and submit your funding request for approval.

UVA Employee (Health System)
If you are an employee of the UVa Health System, information on your educational benefits can be found at the  UVa Health System Employee Intranet.