Early Childhood Center Tuition Remission
After one year of eligible service employees may receive a partial remission of the tuition charge for their dependent children who attend the College's Early Childhood Center.
A dependent child is defined as one who receives more than one-half support from the employee and is claimed as a dependent by the employee on his/her tax return in each year of the tuition benefit. As proof of dependency, a copy of the "Filing Status" section of the employee's Federal Income Tax return must be attached to the tuition remission application. To prove dependency for a child of an employee and his/her domestic partner—where the employee may not claim the child as a dependent on the federal tax return, or for a child of the employee and his/her same sex spouse who may not file joint tax returns according to federal regulations, the child must be claimed as a dependent on the named domestic partner or spouse’s tax return, in each year of the tuition benefit. For same-sex married couples, to the extent that the state of residence permits joint tax returns and the claiming of the child as a dependent, a state tax return will be acceptable as proof of dependency.
Employees must have met the service requirement prior to the beginning of the year or semester for which tuition remission is extended. Tuition Remission for dependent children of employees is awarded to the dependent child, not the employee. Therefore, if a child has two parents employed by Sarah Lawrence College, this does not affect the educational benefit awarded to the child.
For eligible employees whose children were enrolled prior to June 1, 2013, or who have paid a deposit for enrollment of the child prior to June 1, 2013 for the fall 2013 semester: Dependent children of full-time employees who attend the College's Early Childhood Center will receive a 75% remission of the tuition charge after one year of service. Dependent children of part time employees will receive 50% remission after one year of service.
For eligible employees whose children enter the Early Childhood center after June 1, 2013 and do not meet the conditions above: Dependent children of full-time employees who attend the College's Early Childhood Center will receive a 25% remission of the tuition charge after one year of service. Dependent children of part time employees will receive 12% remission after one year of service.