Masters in Computer Science and Tuition Waiver Protection (2015-2016)

This is a compilation of significant events from the Masters in Computer Science grievance and arbitration. The grievance concerned a University policy that allowed computer science to ask for tuition reimbursement from departments other than CS that hired their graduate students. Thus, departments hiring CS graduate students were forced to pay their tuition to CS, as well as their salary.

MCS Students and Grievance Committee Members after submitting the Level 3 Grievance
MCS Students and Grievance Committee Members after submitting the Level 3 Grievance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Throwback Thursday: Tuition Waivers under Attack in 2010 and still today

This throwback thursday post provides context the struggle for tuition waivers in 2015 by examining the Fine and Applied Arts tuition waiver arbitration. 

So messed up

Tuition Waiver Protection Support at Sweetcorn Festival (Sept 2015)

Photos of GEO activities the Sweetcorn Festival.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuition Waivers are under attack! (January 2016)

A page that describes the continuing struggle for tuition waivers in January 2016 when the MCS decision was received.

Related: Tuition Waiver Rally (photos)

What is an arbitration? (FAQ) 

A helpful FAQ which describes the nature of an arbitration, where important decisions about tuition waivers have been made over the years.

One GEO member’s reasons to fight for tuition waivers (March 2016)

An interview with Jatin from MCS

Staff and GEO members at the Work-in on April 1, 2016
Staff and GEO members at the Work-in on April 1, 2016
Undergrad Support at the Tuition Waiver Work-in
Undergrad Support at the Tuition Waiver Work-in
Tuition Waiver Work-in 3
Alia Bellwood teaching class at the tuition waiver work-in
Tuition Waiver Work-In
Undergrad support at the Tuition Waiver Work-in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 1st Work-in/Teach-in: “Tuition Waivers Matter”

Work-In outside Henry Admin Bldg (April 2016)

Related: #ThisishowIwork Campaign (photos)