Vice President for Extension and Outreach Tuition Assistance Program

ISU Extension and Outreach is a knowledge-based organization and our people are our greatest asset. The Vice President for Extension and Outreach Tuition Assistance Program is designed to help our people move forward with their extension careers. County-paid and ISU-paid extension employees may apply for the program, whether taking credit courses from Iowa State, a community college, a private institution or other accredited public institution.

The following explanatory document found online will assist with requirements, guidelines, and information that apply to the Vice President for Extension and Outreach Tuition Assistance Program.

Other tuition assistance resources available include Excellence in Extension and the Merit and Professional & Scientific Tuition Reimbursement Program. Please note, according to university policy, if you are an ISU employee, Merit or P&S, you must apply for the VPEO Tuition Assistance Program and the P&S Tuition Reimbursement for tuition not covered through the VPEO Tuition Assistance Program.   Please see the ISU P&S Tuition Reimbursement guidelines

Interested individuals may request an application using this online link. All applications are to be submitted online using the JotForm supplied. For your viewing prior to applying online, a PDF document of the application may be found here. Approved applicants are also responsible for completing an online Reimbursement form. A PDF document of the Reimbursement form may be found here

Application deadlines:

  • Fall 2019                          June 17, 2019 - August 23, 2019
  • Spring 2020                     November 4, 2019 – January 10, 2020
  • Summer 2020                  March 9, 2020 - May 15, 2020
  • Fall 2020                         June 15, 2020 - August 21, 2020    

Frequently Asked Questions document is available online for your review prior to the application process. 

For questions about the JotForm process, contact Alison DePenning. For questions about the Tuition Assistance Program, contact Carol Heaverlo