Employees eligible for tuition reimbursement through the Tech Cred Program must be w-2 employees and residents of the State of Ohio.  In order to submit an application for the tuition reimbursement, you must first create a Tech Cred account and apply for a Supplier ID number with the State of Ohio (see instructions below).

1. Go to the TechCred website and click on the Apply Button. 

2. Select option to create a new account.

  • It is recommended that the person who will be administering to the account and responsible for monitoring emails and responding to deadlines set-up the account.  This person will receive all notices regarding approval, reminders etc. and will have the password to access the account to submit applications for funding.
  • Typically a representative from HR or finance.
  • You will need the company tax ID number.

Apply for a Supplier ID

If your company does not already have a Supplier ID number for the State of Ohio, your will be directed to submit an application for one in order to create your Tech Cred Account and submit an application for tuition reimbursement.

  • This might take up to 10 business days, so you are encourage to do this in advance of the application deadline.   
  • In the event you do not have a Supplier ID assigned one week prior to the application deadline, the application submission process is typically unlocked in order for you to be able to submit a contingent application.  The application is accepted provided that you submit the Supplier ID to Tech Cred within 10 business days in order to complete your application and remove the contingencies.