MTSU Employee Benefits
Read about all benefits on the human resources benefits page.
The University offers several educational assistance programs. These programs are intended to serve as a means of career (job-related) development, as well as individual professional development. Educational assistance that is funded by university departments is available, subject to funds being budgeted within the University. Access forms on the HR website.
The programs in MTSU Policies 829 and 830 provide benefits for personnel at MTSU to help further their formal education. The program in MTSU Policy 831 provides benefits for dependents of MTSU employees and the programs in MTSU Policy 643 provide assistance to dependents of veterans, disabled, elderly persons, and to retired state employees.
- Faculty or Administrative/Professional Staff Grant-in-Aid Program
- Faculty and Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Employee Audit/Non-Credit Program
- MTSU Employee Tuition Waiver
- Student Discount for Spouses and Dependent Children of MTSU Employees
- Veterans' Dependents' Post-Secondary Education Program
- Disabled, Elderly Persons, and State Retirees Program
The following is a list of organizations academic advisors can join to further professional development, meet other professionals in the industry, learn from experts in the field, and have access to continuous training and webinars.
- NACADA (Mid-Atlantic Region 3)
- American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
- Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
- National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A)
- Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC & U)
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- National Career Development Association (NCDA)
- Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)
- National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA)
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Academic Impressions
- Inside Higher Ed
- National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
After you have completed three years of employment with the State of Tennessee, you will begin receiving longevity pay added into your direct depsoit. Longevity is paid up to a maximum of 30 years of service and will be paid to you on the first pay period after your anniversary date.
Advisor Mastery Program (AMP)
In 2017, MTSU's professional development committee initiated the AMP professional development certification process. Its goal is to provide advisors more opportunities to recharge professionally and receive their well-deserved recognition. By participating in events and activities offered by AMP, advisors can earn points and potentially earn certification. Certification provides the advisor priority for travel funds. See the Events page for a list of upcoming opportunities and registration.
If you see anything on this site that needs editing, updating, or have suggestions for additions, please email Bryanna.Licciardi@mtsu.edu