Cornell College offers tuition remission and tuition exchange through the Associate Colleges of the Midwest tuition exchange program and The Tuition Exchange, Inc.


Benefit waiting periods for qualified dependents of full-time employees:

  • Dependent children: two (2) years for Tuition Remission or Tuition Exchange
  • Spouse or domestic partner: two (2) years for Tuition Remission. Tuition Exchange is not available for spouses or domestic partners.
  • Employees hired with at least six (6) years of continuous services at another institution of higher education: Immediate eligibility for Dependent Children, Spouse or Domestic Partner in Tuition Remission and for Dependent Children in Tuition Exchange.
  • Other exclusions may apply, please view the Employee Handbook for additional eligibility requirements.

Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Tuition Remission Exchange Program Information

What colleges participate in the ACM tuition exchange?

  • Beloit College
  • Knox College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Coe College
  • Lawrence University
  • Ripon College
  • Colorado College
  • Luther College
  • Cornell College
  • Macalester College
  • Grinnell College
  • Monmouth College

Policies may vary among colleges, so explore the college's policies on eligibility, financial aid requirements, and housing information before finalizing your choice. 

You'll need to fill out the Tuition Remission Program's (TREP) Eligibility Form

National Tuition Exchange Program

In addition, you may want to consider the National Tuition Exchange Program. Details can be found on their website and you'll need to fill out the National Tuition Exchange and Cornell College Remission Application.

This summary is not intended to be a complete description of your benefits.  Please consult Human Resources and/or Financial Assistance directly for additional details including plan limitations and exclusions. The master plan documents will prevail.