UNA is proud to partner with businesses, health systems, school districts, municipalities, professional associations, and other organizations to offer employees unique opportunities for educational enhancement and career advancement. UNA offers the following benefits to its university and community partners:

  • Tuition scholarships
  • Application fee waiver
  • Access to UNA career fairs and graduate recruiting tools
  • Access to campus events and career fairs
  • Connection to UNA faculty, staff, and student resources
  • Enhanced involvement and relationship with the UNA community
  • Networking opportunities
  • Added value to your current benefits package
  • No-cost commitment
  • Other benefits customized with your organization's needs

Train Your Workforce

UNA will provide tuition assistance for your employees interested in pursuing a degree offered at any UNA University teaching location or online. The flexibility of programs will allow your employees to further their education without halting their career. UNA also provides access to campus events around the nation, and a connection to faculty expertise.

Recruit Talent

A partnership with UNA will provide you with Career Services resources to lead you to the perfect candidate. Partners receive access to student resumes and profiles, preferred placement at campus career fairs, and the ability to promote your internships and job opportunities to UNA students and recent grads.

Engage with Your Community

A partnership with UNA connects you not only to the diverse UNA campuses but also to the hundreds of other partners that have chosen to partner with UNA. Your collaboration will open a door to a world of opportunity to expand your expertise and brand profile.

Add Value to your Organization's Benefits

Providing your employees with access to UNA's many resources will add to your list of benefits. A partnership with UNA can help your employees overcome the challenges of furthering education as a working student. UNA partnerships promote professional development and growth within your organization, which can also lead to a high employee retention rate. At no cost, it’s an ideal benefit!

Eligibility Requirements for Students:

Eligibility requirements for employees are set by your employer, our University Partner. Please email gradonline@una.edu to learn more about eligibility requirements at your organization.

  • Employees must provide verification of employment.
  • Employees must meet the admissions standards of the programs to which they apply.

Learn more about the Programs and Micro-Credentials available to your employees.

The Office of Graduate and Online Education


Become a Partner - Request Information

UNA's University Partnership program is available worldwide to both for-profit and non-profit organizations. The program is both a working collaboration for mutual success and a value-added opportunity for your organization's benefits program. Joining UNA's University Partnership Program is no cost to your organization.

If you're interested in becoming a UNA partner, please fill out the information below:

Submission Received - Thank you!

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Current University Partners

Northwest Shoals Community College

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