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Tuition Remission

High School Scholars

Enrollment for eligible staff or faculty dependents in the High School Scholars Program is a collaborative process that includes interactions with the Admissions Office, the Registrar’s Office and the Office of Human Resources.  Information about the High School Scholars Program and Business High School Scholars Program can be found on the Admissions website.
  • Step 1: Contact the Admissions Officeplus or minus

    • The staff or faculty member should register their dependent via the admissions website at https://admissions.scranton.edu/apply/hs-scholars-app-info.shtml
      • Scroll down to the “Application Requirements” tab and click on the plus sign to the right, this will open another tab for the student to officially apply by completing the online application. Student should also request an official transcript from their high school. A letter of recommendation from the school counselor will be requested by email through the application.
        • Once the electronic application is completed, the Admissions Office will determine eligibility. If eligible, the Admissions Office will create a student profile, which will include the creation of the Royal ID number.  This number will be communicated to your dependent once admitted.
        • Please contact the Office of Human Resources with the dependent’s Royal ID #.
      • Once the application is complete, the Admissions Office will build the necessary student profile which allows the Registrar’s Office to begin working with the student to register in the High School Scholars program.
  • Step 2: Work with the Registrar's Officeplus or minus

    • Once the application process is complete, the student will be contacted by the Admissions and the Registrar’s Office to register for approved High School Scholar courses.
  • Step 3: Work with the Office of Human Resourcesplus or minus

    • The Office of Human Resources will verify the dependent and update the beneficiary profile of the staff or faculty member by linking the dependent’s Royal ID #. The staff or faculty member may need to provide the student Royal ID # to Human Resources.
    • The staff or faculty member should complete the “Application for tuition remission” for employees, eligible spouses, and eligible children. This application must be made online through the my.scranton.edu portal once each academic year for each individual applying for the benefit.   Step-by-step instructions are listed below:
      • Log into my.scranton.edu
      • Click on “Self Service”, in the “Managing Your Personal Info” channel on the “home” tab
      • Click on the “Employee Menu” tab
      • Click on “Benefits and Deductions”
      • Click on “Tuition Remission Application”
      • Select the semester for which you are applying from the dropdown menu
      • Select “Application” for each person seeking tuition remission
      • Complete the “Employee Acknowledgement” and agree to terms
  • Additional Questions/Contact Informationplus or minus

    • Additional questions with the application process or criteria for enrollment, please contact Rebekah Bernard in Admissions at (570) 941-5918 or via email to rebekah.bernard@scranton.edu.
    • Additional questions with regard to the High School Scholar registration, the student can contact Robert Siock in the Registrar’s Office at (570) 941-6232 or via email to robert.siock@scranton.edu
    • Additional questions with regard to dependent status or updating the staff or faculty record to include the dependent should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (570) 941-7767 or via email to hr@scranton.edu
    • As of May 2020, there are no financial aid requirements for the High School Scholar Program.