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Georgia Tech Educational Assistance Programs. BeNedra Williams OHR- Benefits Supervisor. Agenda. Educational Programs Available TAP STRAP Exclusions Request Procedures Important Dates Q&A Contact Info.

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Georgia Tech Educational Assistance Programs

BeNedra Williams

OHR- Benefits Supervisor

agenda
Agenda
  • Educational Programs Available
    • TAP
    • STRAP
  • Exclusions
  • RequestProcedures
  • Important Dates
  • Q&A
  • Contact Info
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Georgia Tech offers an extremely competitive and comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your work-life experience and remain an employer of choice.

programs available
Programs Available
  • Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
      • Provides waiver of tuition up front
      • USG sponsored program
  • Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP)
      • Provides partial tuition reimbursement
      • GT sponsored program
tap application process
TAP Application Process
  • Initiate student admission process with applicable USG school
    • Complete student application process
    • Receive acceptance letter from institute
    • Receive student identification number from institute
  • Complete TAP request to its entirety (located at www.ohr.gatech.edu/benefits)
  • Obtain your manager’s signature on request
  • Submit original requestto OHR benefits department by applicable deadline
tap request process
TAP RequestProcess
  • Register for classes during employee registration period only or risk losing waiver
  • Approvals sent from OHR via email within 30 days after request deadline
  • Repeat the same process for each semester you wish to participate in this program
tap tax implications
TAP Tax Implications

Tax Implications for TAP Participants

The federal government currently allows up to $5,250 annually, in employer-provided educational assistance benefits, to be “tax free” to TAP participants

  • Applies to both undergraduate and graduate-level courses
  • Educational assistance benefits in excess of $5,250 are taxable and will be reflected in Box 1 of your Form W-2
    • We recommend consulting a tax professional if you have questions
strap request process
STRAP RequestProcess
  • Initiate student admission process with non-USG accredited school
  • Complete STRAP request(located at www.ohr.gatech.edu/benefits)
  • Obtain your manager’s signature on request
  • Classes should fall within GT semester dates and should be the same on request and transcript
  • Submit original requestto OHR benefits department by applicable deadline (Mail Code: 0435)
  • Repeat the same process for each semester you wish to participate in this program
  • Approvals sent from OHR via email within 30 days of application deadline based on a first come basis
strap reimbursement process
STRAP Reimbursement Process
  • Submit the following documents to OHR within 30 days of completion of term/class:
    • Official/original transcript
    • Copy of paid tuition receipt
      • Must include name, term & amount charged and paid
  • Reimbursement rates are determined at the beginning of each fiscal year; 2014 reimbursement rates are as follows:
    • Undergraduate: $203.00 per credit hour
    • Graduate: $287.00 per credit hour
  • Reimbursement request within 2 weeks of receipt
program exclusions
Program Exclusions
  • Medical degree
  • Law degree
  • Dental degree
  • Pharmacy degree
  • HVAC certification
  • Non-credit continuing education courses
  • Certificate courses
  • Student fees
  • Executive/premier courses
    • Check with TAP coordinator at USG Teaching Institution for possible assistance
application deadlines
Application Deadlines

Summer Semester April 15th

Fall Semester July 15th

Spring Semester November 15th

*Applications will be accepted within 30 days prior to deadline

OHR Mail Code: 0435

Office of Human Resources

Benefits Department

500 Tech Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30332

contact information
Contact Information

BeNedra Williams

OHR- Benefits Supervisor

[email protected]

404-894-3925

For More Info:

www.usg.edu/hr/benefits

USG TAP Policy information, TAP Coordinators & Registration periods

www.ohr.gatech.edu/benefits

TAP/STRAP policies and forms

www.registrar.gatech.edu

GT academic calendar

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