Using Tuition Assistance Program (military) - In State Eligibility
Important changes to requirements for TUITION ASSISTANCE for active duty military eligibility for in-state tuition
Due to recent legislative changes (effective with the Fall 2007 semester), tuition assistance authorization forms no longer automatically qualify students for the in-state tuition rate.To be eligible for the in-state tuition rate, active duty military members must apply for the in-state tuition rate using the Active Duty Military Tuition Benefit Form.Please <click here> for full information about requirements (Office of the Registrar, Active Duty Military Students).
Members of the armed forces not domiciled in Virginia must submit a completed tuition assistance (TA) document to the University that covers at least a portion of the tuition for the semester for which they are enrolling. In addition, the military student's assigned command must have a "Special Arrangement Contract" (SAC) with Old Dominion University. These two elements form the basis of the in-state tuition eligibility for non-Virginia domiciled members of the armed forces enrolled in courses at Old Dominion University.
A TA document must be submitted for some portion of the student's total tuition for every semester that the military student is enrolled at Old Dominion University. The student is responsible for paying the portion of the tuition not covered by the TA, and submission of the TA document signifies that the student accepts liability for payment of the tuition not covered. This is an absolute requirement of Virginia law that governs domicile and tuition rates at state institutions and is a provision of the SAC with their command or facility.
The University processes the TA document to pay the covered amount.