Educational Assistance

Let Grainger invest in your career

How It Works

Grainger offers reimbursement for approved job-related education expenses.

Educational Assistance Snapshot

Who is eligible?

Regular full-time team members

Qualifying courses

  • Grainger offers reimbursement for tuition, registration and lab fees for approved courses or degree programs that are related to your job, department or a reasonably predictable future job assignment.
  • Courses must be taken at an accredited institution such as a high school, junior or community college, college, university or trade school.
  • For undergraduate courses, you must get approval in advance from your manager and earn a grade of C or better.
  • For graduate courses, you must get approval in advance from your manager and business unit VP/officer and earn a grade of B or better.

Annual reimbursement limits

  • Grainger will reimburse eligible expenses at 100% of the first $5,000 per calendar year and 50% of amounts that exceed $5,000.

Why participate?

Continuing your education can broaden your expertise, improve job effectiveness and prepare you for future job responsibilities.

What to do

  • Get manager approval in advance of taking a course.
  • Submit a tuition reimbursement request on EA Express. Sign on with your Grainger username (XAXB123) and GPASS password. Select EA Express, then My Summary and Reimburse.
  • Email your grade report and tuition statement to HRServiceCenter@grainger.com.

Contacts

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
M-F, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT

 

Contacts

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
M-F, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT

When Coverage Ends

If You and Your Spouse or Domestic Partner Are Both Grainger Team Members

Resources

Special Savings Offers

Videos

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Questions

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Contacts

Grainger HR Service Center

External: 1-888-477-3781
Internal: 1-847-535-HR4U (4748)
M-F, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT

When Coverage Ends

If You and Your Spouse or Domestic Partner Are Both Grainger Team Members

Resources

Special Savings Offers

Videos

Profit Savings Plan