Tuition Loan Program


 Tuition Loan Fund Program


County employees who have regular appointments, full-time positions AND who have passed their probationary period may, subject to approval by the Department of Human Resources

  •  Receive interest free college tuition loans from $100 to $1,500 per semester. 


The loans are to be repaid through payroll deductions over a maximum of ten bi-weekly periods. 

  • Tuition loans must be repaid in full before a new loan is secured.


Requirements are listed below:

  • Course must be taken on employee's own time;

  • Certain courses will not be approved for tuition loan including, but not limited to, sports, fitness, and recreation classes;

  • Loans will be made for tuition only and can not be applied to books, fees, past balances, etc.;

  • Only courses at colleges and vocational schools as well as correspondence courses and workshops related to County work may be approved;

  • Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received and to the extent funds are available. Courses available through in-service training programs will not be approved;

  • Application forms and the completed promissory note must be received by the Workforce Development Division prior to the class start date;

  • Tuition Fee Statements must be submitted in order for the application to be processed;

  • For complete information, contact the Milwaukee County Department of Human Resources, Room 210-Courthouse at 278-4337.

  • Completed application, promissory note, & tuition statement can be faxed to:

    • 414-223-1379  Attention to: Tuition Loan Program.



 Applications are available at the following locations:

  • Department of Human Resources - Courthouse, Room 210.

  • Behavioral Health Division (BHD) - Psych Hospital, Room 1071.


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