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Applying For and Using a Regents Scholarship

Related Policy: Regents Scholarship Program

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Applying for a Regents Scholarship

Eligible employees interested in applying for a Regents Scholarship must complete form UM 1454: Request for Regents Scholarship (Word | PDF) , and submit it to their responsible administrator/supervisor for review and approval. For civil service or union-represented staff who are on the layoff list, the employee must submit the form UM 1454: Request for Regents Scholarship to the layoff coordinator for review and approval.

Approval of a Regents Scholarship

The responsible administrator/supervisor and the department head approve requests for Regents Scholarships in consideration of the business needs of the department. Courses requested to be taken during work hours may be restricted in accordance with business needs, and with relevant rules and contract language. For staff employees on the layoff list, the layoff coordinator must approve requests.

Authorization to Attend During Regularly Scheduled Work Hours

Authorization to take a course under the Regents Scholarship Program during work hours is made at the discretion of the responsible administrator/supervisor. The responsible administrator/supervisor may grant approval for time away from work, but may require that some or all of the time be made up in accord with relevant rules and contract language.

When and How to Register

See the Class Schedule or the College of Continuing Education Catalog, "When and How to Register" for dates and registration hours for each term. Rules and procedures are included in these documents. All registrations must be accompanied by the completed and approved UM 1454: Request for Regents Scholarship form.

Submission of Completed Application

  1. In-Person Registration

    Bring completed application to appropriate registration office:

    One Stop Student Services Center, 333 Science Teaching & Student Services, 222 Pleasant St. S. E., Minneapolis, MN 55455.
    One Stop Student Services Center, 130 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108.
    One Stop Student Services Center, 130 West Bank Skyway, 219 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455.
    University of Minnesota Crookston, Office of the Registrar, 9 Hill Hall, 2900 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716.
    University of Minnesota Duluth, UMD Human Resources (255 DADB), 1049 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812-3000.
    University of Minnesota Morris, Business Office, 205 Behmler Hall, 600 E 4th Street, Morris MN 56267-2132.
    University of Minnesota Rochester, Rochester One-Stop, 369 University Square, 111 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904

  2. Mail Registration

    Mail completed application to appropriate registration office:
    Office of the Registrar, Student Services Center

    One Stop Student Services Center, 222 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
    University of Minnesota Crookston, 9 Hill Hall, 2900 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716.
    University of Minnesota Duluth, UMD Human Resources (255 DADB), 1049 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812-3000.
    University of Minnesota Morris, Business Office, 205 Behmler Hall, 600 E 4th Street, Morris MN 56267-2132.
    University of Minnesota Rochester, Student Services One-Stop, 300 University Square, 111 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904

Billing and Payment Information

The employee portion of tuition costs and any cost not designated as tuition (e.g., computer course, course fees, and late fees) will be billed to the employee's student receivable account and must be paid by the billing due date.

Employees who register for classes as a non-degree seeking student must submit the UM 1454: Request for Regents Scholarship Program form in time to have it processed prior to the billing due date for the term. If the form is submitted after this date, the employee is responsible for the late/installment rebilling fees assessed. All remaining charges not covered by the Regents Scholarship Program, including any employee portion of tuition, must be paid by the billing due date.

Employees failing to meet eligibility requirements are billed for the full cost of tuition.

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Last modified on June 13, 2012