Tuition Benefits

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a wide variety of benefits programs and resources to its employees. The University is proud to provide access to high-quality benefits that support your professional and educational goals. The university encourages you to pursue higher education to enrich your lives and help Texas A&M develop the highest quality workforce. 

Betterment Program

The Employee Betterment Program will cover 100% of current resident tuition costs for up to 18 credit hours per fiscal year at TAMUCC. This program is available to employees who have been in a budgeted regular status for three months prior to the start of classes. Standard fees are waived; consequently, EBP participants will not have access to student services funded by the waived fees.The purpose of the Employee Betterment Program (EBP) is to provide budgeted, regular employees with funds to cover TAMUCC tuition costs. The program aims to encourage faculty and staff to further their education. 

Community Outreach 

Community Outreach serves as the public service arm of the University. Established in 1993, Outreach insures that the resources of the University, mostly in terms of facilities, knowledge and expertise, and volunteer hours, are available to meet community needs. All age levels are served through Outreach, and one does not need to be a University student to receive Outreach services. Through creative problem-solving, Outreach staff locate community problems and seek University faculty, students, and staff to work toward the solution of those problems. From summer and after-school youth programs to air pollution prevention training to consulting with businesses, Outreach seeks to create a higher quality of life for the citizens of the Coastal Bend through the application of University resources.

Dorothy Yeater Scholarship

Dorothy Yeater was a valued staff member who worked at the Campus Store and left great memories of kindness and laughter.  To honor her memory, the Staff Council created the Dorothy Yeater Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The Staff Council offers this scholarship to support academic achievement of staff members and the overall mission and goals of the University. A select number of full-time, benefits eligible staff members will receive a SandDollar credit to be used at the Campus Store.  The Scholarship selection is made by the Dorothy Yeater Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee.The applicant requirements can be located here.

Loan Forgiveness

If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. Here you can find answers on what the program is , how to qualify, and much more information on PSLF.  

Children of Nursing Faculty and Staff

Exemption Program for Children of Professional Nursing Program Faculty and Staff provides an exemption of tuition to eligible students.  This may encourage their parents to continue employment as professional nurse faculty or staff members in the State of Texas. Here you can find information on eligibility, application process, policy, and contact information for further questions.

In-State Tuition

Faculty and dependents of faculty employees may request in-state tuition under Education Code, Title 3.  The Request for In-State Tuition Form should be completed by the TAMU-CC student and emailed to