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Tuition Reimbursement Program

The Department of Language and Cultural Equity will provide tuition reimbursement for teachers in a planned program of studies to complete a bilingual or TESOL endorsement.  

The Department of Language and Cultural Equity will reimburse teachers up to 12 credit hours per school year.  The reimbursement is only available as long as the funds allocated for tuition reimbursement exist.  The reimbursement is for tuition only at the current University of New Mexico rate or less, if applicable.

NOTE:  Signing a waiver at the Human Resources Department does not automatically ensure tuition reimbursement.  You must complete the following procedures.

Education Programs

Program Eligibility

The Language and Cultural Equity department will reimburse teachers up to 12 credit hours per year. Some other important things to keep in mind:

  • Reimbursement is only available as long as the funds allocated for tuition reimbursement exist
  • Reimbursement is for tuition only at the current University of new Mexico rate or less, if applicable

How to Apply

Filling out the tuition reimbursement forms does not guarantee tuition reimbursement. In order to successfully apply for the tuition reimbursement program, following the procedures below.

  1. Download, print, review, and fill out the entire Tuition Reimbursement Application Packet (PDF)
  2. Return the packet to the Language and Cultural Equity department before registering for classes:
    • Language and Cultural Equity
      6400 Uptown Blvd NE
      Suite 601-W

      City Center, West Tower
      Albuquerque, NM 87110
  3. Contact a college or university to enroll in classes.
    • Register and pay for your courses (keep your payment receipt).
    • When you've completed your courses, submit a grade report and your payment receipt to the Language and Cultural Equity department for reimbursement.
    • Reimbursements will be processed within 4-6 weeks after you've submitted all your paperwork to the department.

Questions?

Contact the Language and Cultural Equity department by phone at (505) 881-9429 with any questions you might have about applying for the Tuition Reimbursement Program.