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Office of the Registrar
118 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506–0114

Main Line: 785-532-6254

Fax: 785-532-5599

registrar@k-state.edu

Office Hours:
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Tuesday
9:00-12:00 & 1:00-5:00
 
  
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Monday, Wednesday-Friday
8:00-12:00 & 1:00-5:00
 
Tuesday
9:00-12:00 & 1:00-5:00

Armed Forces Residency Benefit

Certain military-affiliated students may be eligible for in-state tuition rates.

This is in compliance with the State of Kansas law and the federal Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

How to receive a resident tuition waiver for tuition and fee purposes

Service members, spouses, dependents

Prior-service veterans, spouses, dependents

Who's eligible

Currently serving members in the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard), spouses and dependent children who are:

  • Active Duty
  • Reserves
  • Kansas Army or Air National Guard 

Process

Provide a copy of current orders to the Office of the Registrar at registrar@k-state.edu

If ROTC, include a copy of your current contract for enlistment or reenlistment in the Armed Forces

If a spouse or dependent child, also provide documentation verifying relationship to the service member (i.e. birth certificate, tax returns, military dependent ID) if not listed on the orders.

 

To keep residency status

Maintain continuous enrollment (except summer terms & breaks)

 

Who’s eligible

Veterans, spouses, and dependent children who meet at least one of the following three conditions:

  • Currently eligible to receive a VA educational benefit (i.e. GI Bill® Chapters 30, 31, 33, 35, 1606); or
  • Veteran was permanently stationed in Kansas during service in the Armed Forces; or
  • Veteran had established Kansas residency prior to joining the Armed Forces

AND are living in Kansas while attending K-State

AND who submit a letter of intent to establish residence in Kansas

 

Process

 1. Update your "current address" in KSIS to a Kansas address

2. Complete the Armed Forces Residency Waiver Form and sign the Statement of Intent (bottom of page 2) and upload any of the following to the form:

  • VA GI Bill Certificate of Eligibility or Statement of Benefits
  • DD-214 or other documentation showing proof of prior Kansas residency
  • Any official military documents showing a Kansas location as a permanent duty station

3. If a spouse or dependent child, also provide documentation verifying relationship to the veteran (i.e. birth certificate, tax returns, military dependent ID) if not already listed on one of the aforementioned documents.

 

To keep residency status

Maintain continuous enrollment (except summer terms & breaks), AND

Maintain physical presence residence in Kansas during enrollment