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Employer Reimbursement Deferments

Students who are entitled to reimbursement of tuition from employers may request an Employer Reimbursement Deferment (ERD).  The request can be made until the due date on the initial bill received.  Once the semester starts or the due date assigned to the charges has passed, this option is no longer available. 

Requests are processed through Kutztown University's Office of Student Accounts only.  An online form is required along with proof from your employer and the payment of $350 per course.  The deferred portion of the bill (balance of the costs not covered by the payment below) will be due as stated on the form you sign.  The deferred portion due date is non-negotiable and is not based on each employers reimbursement schedule and not adjusted because of delays in processing with your employer.  Please make note of the due date and ensure it is met.

**Winter 2019 / Spring 2019 requests/payments should NOT be submitted until the charges show for the session / semester.

  • This will allow your payment of $350 to be posted to those specific session/semester charges.
  • Requests will be accepted starting March 19, 2018.

Deferment requests are made online here.  Requests are not considered complete without all THREE items KU form, proof and payment.  Partial requests are not considered.

  • Proof of Benefit can be faxed or scanned and emailed to us.  Various items will suffice for this proof.  The most of which is a document showing the course or courses were approved by your employer.  A letter from your employer stating yoru eligibility for employer reimbursement may be submitted as well.
  • KU Form is done online.  This is your agreement to the deferred due date and process.
  • Payment can be made online in MyKU or mailed to arrive by the due date assigned.  This amount is posted to the students account as a credit towards billed charges (not towards any specific fee or tuition charge).

Balance Due

  • $350 per course went towards the tuition and fees due on MyKU.  The deferred portion (balance due) due date is on your agreement form.  This cannot be extended/altered based on your specific employer reimbursement dates or method.  These dates and amounts are firm.
  • Fall deferment balance due date is Jan 15th
  • Winter deferment balance due date is Feb 15th
  • Spring deferment balance due date is Sept 15th
  • Summer deferment balance due date is Sept 15th


  • Accounts must be in good standing to be eligible for an Employer Reimbursement Tuition deferment.
  • Requests must be submitted in full prior to the due date assigned to the original charges to be considered.
  • Requests may be approved or denied.
  • Denials may occur for prior default status, collections placement, or incomplete requests.
  • If the balance on the account is not paid by the Expiry Date on the form signed, a late fee of $50 may be assessed.
  • Reimbursement requests - we suggest using the initital bill you received that shows the full amount of tuition and fees prior to your payment or along with your payment of $350 per course.

More Questions?  Please contact Student Accounts -

TIP: Print your transcript or grade report promptly at the conclusion of the course and submit the reimbursement request to your employer immediately.  Any delay in payment of the tuition may result in a late fee and/or restriction placed on the account.  If an account is restricted due to non-payment, you will be unable to register for future terms, obtain transcripts (both official and unofficial), or receive a diploma. If your account is restricted, we cannot lift it until the delinquent payment is made in full.  This includes allowing your transcript to print for a reimbursement request.