Professional Development

Help With Certification and Licensure Fees

The New York State/United University Professions Joint Labor-Management Committees (NYS/UUP JLMC) is pleased to announce two programs to help UUP-represented employees with the costs of attaining and renewing certifications, licenses or designations which are related to their profession or necessary for promotional opportunities and career mobility within the State University of New York (SUNY).

The Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) program assists employees with the cost of attaining initial certifications, licenses or designations.

Certification and Licensure Reimbursement Program-Renewals (CLRP-Renewals) reimburses the fees for certification, licensure, and designation renewals.

Additional information pertaining to the two programs, including eligibility and the application process is available at: and in the attached flyer. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact NYS/UUP JLMC staff at 518-486-4666 or email at: