Kent State University employees will receive their new Medical Mutual of Ohio insurance ID cards during the second and third week of December. Faculty and staff with questions regarding their benefit plans for 2019 may contact the University Benefits Office at 672-3107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The tuition fee waiver for an undergraduate taking courses is not taxable for employees or their dependents. Once a student has received a bachelor’s degree, any classes paid for by an employee tuition fee waiver must be taxed per the IRS regulations.
Current regulations state that any university employee who has at least a bachelor’s degree is exempt from tax on the first $5,250 of the tuition fee waiver value each year. Amounts exceeding $5,250 annually are taxable.
Kent State University faculty and staff are eligible for discount tickets to “I-X Trick or Treat Street,” Cleveland’s Halloween tradition for children 10 and under, held Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the International Exposition (I-X) Center.
Thousands of little ghosts and goblins will receive more than 300,000 preapproved, packaged candy as they make their way through creatively themed, not-so-spooky Halloween houses.