Residency for Military Personnel

In accordance with the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, eligible military personnel and their spouse/dependents are classified as residents for tuition purposes. Eligible Military Personnel/Spouses/Dependents are defined below:

  • An active duty member of the Armed Forces (including National Guard and Reserves) may be classified as a Resident for tuition purposes upon submission of documentation signed by the unit commander verifying active duty.

  • An honorably discharged and retired veteran of the Armed Forces may be classified as a Resident for tuition purposes upon submission of documentation verifying military discharge/retirement status.

  • A spouse, minor child or dependent of an active duty, honorably discharged or retired member of the Armed Forces may enroll as a Resident upon submission of documentation verifying spouse/dependent status.

Veteran/Service Member/Dependent/Spouse Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Request Forms, which outline the required supporting documentation to verify non-resident tuition eligibility, are available in the Office of Admissions and on the Delgado web site. The form and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions within 21 days after the first day of classes.