The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is part of the University of Arkansas System, a state-run university in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The main campus is located in Little Rock and consists of five colleges including one graduate school, six institutes, a statewide network of community educational centers, and the UAMS Medical Center.
UAMS is an academic health center and includes the only medical school in Arkansas. It combines its education efforts with the patient care resources of a hospital and outpatient center and the specialized care and research at the following institutes:
As a full-time employee, you, your spouse, and your dependent children are eligible to receive a tuition discount at any of the University of Arkansas campuses: the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the community colleges in Helena, Batesville, Hope, Morrilton, Fort Smith and DeQueen.
You may take any combination of undergraduate or graduate semester credit hours up to 11 credit hours during the Fall and Spring semesters and up to three hours during each summer term or six (6) credit hours at UAMS if only one (1) summer term is offered.
Your discount is 90% off the full cost of tuition at UAMS, 70% off of the full cost of tuition at any other University of Arkansas campus. Professional education (Law, Medicine, and Pharmacy) is excluded from the discount.
Some programs, such as the UAMS College of Public Health, offer a partial discount. Check with the college you are attending if you have questions about which programs are eligible for the discount.
Your spouse and dependent children may take up to 132 undergraduate semester credit hours at a discount. They receive a 50% discount off the normal tuition rate at UAMS, 40% off of full tuition at other University of Arkansas campuses. All enrollees must meet normal admission requirements and auditing courses will be approved on a space available basis only.
Complete and submit forms to UAMS Human Resources at least one week prior to registration. Some schools including UALR and some of the UAMS colleges WILL NOT accept forms received after the registration deadline. Click here for the Spring 2011 schedule or refer to your school’s academic calendar for final registration dates.
Please fax or mail to number listed on the form. Please save your fax confirmation as proof that you have submitted your form. Human Resources will forward completed forms directly to the University or college you are attending. In order to expedite the process, please make sure that all of the information on the form is complete. Incomplete forms will be mailed back to the employee.
Additional Information and Forms
|Tuition Discount Form – Employee Only||Must have both employee and supervisor signature. Completed form should be faxed to 501-686-5386 .|
|Tuition Discount Form Dependent||Must have employee signature. Use this form for dependent and spouse discount. Completed form should be faxed to 501-686-5386 .|
|State of Arkansas Student Consent Form||Attending UALR? All Tuition Discount Form submissions to UALR must be accompanied with the State Consent Form. Student/Employee should complete the form and return directly to UALR. Fax # 501-683-7082.Attending UAMS or another campus? All Tuition Discount Form submissions to another U of A Campus must be accompanied with the State Consent Form. Student/Employee should complete the form and return directly to the campus you are attending.
Just a reminder the actual tuition discount form must be faxed to the UAMS Office of Human Resources 501-686-5386 . Our office will verify your employment status and forward this form to the attending campus.
|Tuition Discount Semester Submission Deadline Information.
Click here for the Spring 2011information.
|Information about the current semester’s deadlines at various colleges.|
|Paying for College||Paying for College. Tax benefits and savings options.|
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72205