The Tuition Assistance (TA) waiver process is available to all members who are authorized to use the TA program. The waiver process can be used to request the tuition be waived for a course where a student received a non-passing grade (Failure (F), Withdrawal after drop date (W) or Incomplete (I) courses). Note: members shall request a waiver through the school before submitting a waiver to the CG Institute. If the school denies the request, the member may proceed with a waiver through the CG Institute. Do not submit a waiver to the Navy.
Late withdrawal from a course
You must withdraw from a course after the Institution has received monies for the course.
Examples of valid reasons for granting a waiver:
permanent change of of station (PCS) orders
temporary duty (TAD) orders
documented emergency leave
change in military duties
An amplifying endorsement from your Commanding Officer/OIC or delegated authority MUST be included.
Late submission of TA application
In accordance with ALCOAST 367/07, effective immediately, waiver requests for TA for classes in a past fiscal year will only be considered if submitted within 90 days past the subsequent fiscal year.
Separated prior to completion of service requirement
Individuals non-selected for promotion and scheduled for retirement and/or separation (i.e., are being mandatorily separated due to non-selection for promotion or continuation) who had TA requests approved prior to the announcement of the board results that resulted in mandatory separation. However, If the course has not started upon announcement of the board, the TA authorization must be cancelled.
Discharged for reason of Convenience of the Government in connection with a reduction in force.
Note: If member is discharged under provisions contained in ALCGOFF 045/10 or ALCGENL 046/10, the member will be required to repay Tuition Assistance (TA) at a prorated amount. Example: Member receives $750 in TA funds. The course is 3 months and the member is departing 1 month prior to the end of course date. $750/3 = $250. The member will be required to repay $250.
Separated by reason of physical disability, illness, injury, or other impairment incurred in the line of duty and not due to misconduct; or receive a hardship discharge.