Tuition Benefits for Dependent Children

Lehigh University provides tuition benefit programs to assist full time benefits eligible faculty and staff with the cost of their eligible children's post-secondary education.

For purposes of the tuition benefits, the term "dependent child" applies to unmarried:

  • Natural sons and daughters
  • Adopted sons and daughters
  • Step-sons and step-daughters

of the faculty or staff member who are his or her "dependents" as defined under the Internal Revenue Code (see IRS publication 501, "Qualifying Child," p.12).

The term "dependent child of a domestic partner" applies to unmarried:

  • Natural sons and daughters
  • Adopted sons and daughters

of the faculty or staff member's domestic partner who are his or her "dependents" as defined under the Internal Revenue Code (see IRS publication 501, "Qualifying Child," p.12).

The following benefits are available to unmarried dependent children of eligible faculty and staff members and to the unmarried dependent children of the domestic partners of eligible faculty and staff members:

These benefits may or may not apply to Centennial School employees. Check with Human Resources to decide eligibility.

2007 Human Resources, Lehigh University, 428 Brodhead Ave., Bethlehem, PA 18015
Tel (610) 758-3900 Fax (610) 758-6226