Full-time (100-percent effort) for at least one year, and
Approval from immediate supervisor and department head
Provided for both undergraduate and graduate programs with the exception of online
degree programs, Vet Med program, MBA program and other higher cost programs.
May register for job-related courses for up to six college credit hours per fall and
May register for job-related courses for up to three college credit hours for summer
Up to three clock hours per week per semester may be taken during work time without
charge to leave time, if approved by supervisor. If more than three hours are during
work hours, annual leave must be used along with supervisor approval.
To assist immediate supervisors and department heads in determining “job relatedness,”
the following points are useful guidelines:
If the course would be beneficial to the employee in performing the functions outlined
in his/her position description, it may be approved.
If the course would be beneficial to the employee to advance to the next higher position
to which he/she might logically aspire to within the unit, it may be approved.
If the course is required for a degree program being pursued for the reasons stated
in points one and two above, the course may be approved.
Exemption can be declined if employee receives two consecutive semesters with below
C grades. The next semester must be C’s or higher to regain exemption.
All hours as described above are exempt from payment.
Technology fees and Academic Excellence fees are not exempt (reimbursable) under this
program. Employees are still subject to pay all fees associated with the courses they
Fees can be paid via payroll deduction (over the course of the semester) or deferred
payment (two payments). This is done through the myLSU account, under “Registration
Services” and then “Defer pymt/Payr Deduct.”