Presentation on theme: "The Nuts & Bolts of FSU Student Systems: Waivers, Finances, Taxes, and Subsidy Brian Barton Assistant Dean for Business Operations 2014-2015 New Graduate."— Presentation transcript:
The Nuts & Bolts of FSU Student Systems: Waivers, Finances, Taxes, and Subsidy Brian Barton Assistant Dean for Business Operations New Graduate Student Orientation Workshop
myFSU Portal Gives you single sign-on access to your Blackboard Allows you to see your courses Allows you to see your finances
myFSU Portal Two ways to get access the portal Go to my.fsu.edu or
Assistantships &Tuition Waivers How do I get one? Letter of Offer Eligible job codes: M9182 (Research Assistant) M9184 (Teaching Assistant) N9185 (Graduate Assistant) W9185 (Assistant in Teaching) Z9185 (GA in Professional)
Tuition Waivers What is a tuition waiver? What does it cover?
Tuition Waivers How can I see my tuition waiver? What is a waiver receipt form? Where do I view the form?
Waiver Receipt Form
Health Insurance Policies Full-time students must have health insurance Students must show proof of insurance each year or purchase the FSU-sponsored health insurance plan
Insurance Minimum Requirements Provides prescription coverage Provider network in Tallahassee Provides mental health coverage Major medical coverage Provides coverage for the entire academic year Provides maternity coverage for female students
University-Sponsored Insurance Plan Offered by United Health Care Purchased through University Health Services Domestic student plan International student plan
How to Purchase For more information regarding the insurance contact Student Health and Wellness Center at
What Happens After You Purchase You are sent your policy documents The charge appears on your accounts receivable in Student Financial Services
Health Insurance Subsidy Made up of 4 components Purchased FSU-sponsored plan Assistantship appointment Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 9 credit hours
Health Insurance Subsidy Benefit What is it? How much does it pay? When is it given to the student? How is it disbursed? What do you have to do to get it?
Health Insurance Subsidy Benefit Week of 9/1 Check your campus account for benefit enrollment You must make a benefit election
Health Insurance Subsidy Benefit If you are eligible and have elected to receive the benefit The price of the policy moves off your Accounts Receivable The subsidy benefit is given in 5 paychecks
Health Insurance Subsidy Benefit: Example Price of domestic fall only policy = $696 Fall.5 FTE eligible GA = $433 Graduate School pays $433 of $696 over 5 paychecks You pay $ over 5 paychecks
Health Insurance Subsidy For more information contact the Graduate School at
Taxes Awards/Income-Tax-Informationhttp://gradschool.fsu.edu/Funding- Awards/Income-Tax-Information Or call Mike Ballow at