Tuition Classification: Tuition Waiver Types

Important Note: The eligibility requirements listed below are only a summary and are not inclusive of all requirements for each waiver type.

KSU may also periodically change waiver requirements and/or elect not to offer specific waiver types listed below.

All waiver requests must be reviewed and approved by appropriate offices before they are extended to students.

Waiver Type: Tuition: Out of State Portion of Tuition Only

  • WAOC Academic Common Market

    Primary Eligibility Requirements:
    Students selected to participate in a program offered through the
    Academic Common Market

    Required Documentation:
    Acceptance letter in the program; LPV
    documentation

    Expiration:
    Contingent upon continuous
    enrollment in the approved ACM
    program

    Granted By:
    Enrollment Customer Service Center

    • WACF, WATF, WINF, Presidential Academic, Presidential Athletic, Presidential International

      Primary Eligibility Requirements:
      Selected by the president or authorized representative not to exceed
      2% of full time students enrolled in the fall term immediately preceding
      the term for which the waiver has been granted. 3 main categories:
      Academic, Athletic, and International

      Required Documentation:
      See Presidential waiver criteria and programs who award waivers in this category for documents required

      Expiration:
      Determined by the President or authorized representative

      Granted By:
      President or authorized representative; Managed by Enrollment Customer Service Center

      • WEMD Full-Time Employee of University System of Georgia

        Primary Eligibility Requirements:
        Full-time employees of USG, their spouses and dependent children.

        Required Documentation:
        Letter from home institution; marriage certificate; relationship documentation; LPV documentation

        Expiration:
        Twelve Months fromIssuance

        Granted By:
        Enrollment Customer Service Center

        • WFTE Full-Time Employee of Public Schools of Georgia or The Technical College System of Georgia

          Primary Eligibility Requirements:
          Full-time employees of GA Public Schools or Technical College
          System of Georgia and their spouse and dependent children.

          Required Documentation:
          Copy of contract or letter from HR; relationship documentation; LPV documentation

          Expiration: Twelve Months from Issuance

          Granted By:
          Enrollment Customer Service Center

          • WFTM Full-Time EmployeeTeachers employed on military bases in Georgia

            Primary Eligibility Requirements:
            Full-time teachers employed on a military bases in Georgia. Not eligible for spouse or dependents.

            Required Documentation:
            Copy of contract or letter from HR; relationship documentation; LPV documentation

            Expiration:
            Twelve Months from Issuance

            Granted By:
            Enrollment Customer Service Center

            • WCCO Career Consular Officials

              Primary Eligibility Requirements:
              Career consular officers, their spouses, and the dependent children who are citizens of the foreign nation that their consular office represents and who are stationed and living in GA under orders oftheir government.

              Required Documentation:
              Copy of the consular official's A visa; letter from consulate verifying employment;documentation of relationship(spouse or child); housing; student's immigration documents

              Expiration:
              Twelve Months from Issuance

              Granted By:
              Enrollment Customer Service Center

              • WMIL Active Duty Military

                Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                1. the military sponsor is currently stationed in or assigned to Georgia;
                  or,
                2. the military sponsor previously stationed in or assigned to
                  Georgia is reassigned outside of Georgia, and the student(s) remain(s) continuously enrolled in a Georgia high school, Technical
                  College System of Georgia institution, and/or a University System of
                  Georgia institution; or,
                3. the military sponsor is reassigned outside of
                  Georgia and the spouse and/or dependent children remain in
                  Georgia; or,
                4. the military sponsor is stationed in a state contiguous
                  to the Georgia border and resides in Georgia; or,
                5. dependent children of a military sponsor, previously stationed in or assigned to
                  Georgia within the previous five years or the child completed at least
                  one year of high school in Georgia; or,
                6. any student utilizing VA education benefits transferred from a currently serving member is also eligible, even if the student is no longer a dependent of the transferor.

                Required Documentation:
                Based upon which option of eligibility the student qualifies for. Documentation may include any of the following: Military orders and military ID; documentation of relationship (spouse/child); documentation of previous orders in Georgia; documentation of Georgia high school attendance; VA Certificiate of Eligiblity

                Expiration:
                Contigent upon continous enrollme

                Granted By:
                Enrollment Customer Service Center

                • WNGM GA National Guard and U.S.Military Reservists

                  Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                  Active members of GA National Guard, stationed or assigned to GA or active members of U.S. Military reserves based in GA, their spouse and dependent children.

                  Required Documentation:
                  Orders; military ID; marriage certificate; documentation of relationship(spouse/child); housing; LPVdocumentation


                  Expiration:
                  Contigent upon continous enrollment

                  Granted By:
                  Enrollment Customer Service Center

                  • WCED Students CompetitiveEconomic Development Projects

                    Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                    Students certified by Commissioner of the GA Department of Economic Development as being part of a competitive economic development project.

                    Required Documentation:
                    Letter from the GA Department of Economic Development; LPV documentation

                    Expiration:
                    Contingent upon continuous enrollment

                    Granted By:
                    Enrollment Customer Service Center

                    • WGBC Students in GA BasedCorporations or Organizations

                      Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                      Students who are employees of GA based corporations that have contracted with the Board of Regents through University System institutions to provide out-of-state tuition waiver.

                      Required Documentation:
                      List of eligible Employees from the contracting company; LPV documentation

                      Expiration:
                      The period of time specified on the contract.

                      Granted By:
                      Enrollment Customer Service Center
                      • WDEX International and Domestic Exchange programs aka Direct Exchange

                        Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                        Any student who enrolls in a University System institution as a participant in an international or domestic direct exchange program that provides reciprocal benefits to University System students.

                        Required Documentation:
                        List of students and enrolled program from Institute for Global Initiatives

                        Expiration:
                        End of Term

                        Granted By:
                        Department of Global Affairs/ International Student & Scholar Services

                        • WFMG Economic Advantage

                          Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                          Granted if the student or student's parent, spouse or US Court- Appointed legal guardian relocated to GA to accept full time job offer in the state of Georgia. Job offer must have been accepted prior to moving to Georgia and not for the purposes of attending a higher education institution. If the employee is a Non-Resident of the U.S., their employer must actively be sponsoring the employee to obtain Permanent Residency in the United States.

                          Required Documentation:
                          Letter from Employer; housing information; relationship documentation; LPV documentation; If a Non-Resident of the US, USCIS documentation of green card process, sponsor letter from employer, and GA tax return for most recent tax year

                          Expiration:
                          Twelve Months fromIssuance

                          Granted By:
                          Enrollment Customer Service Center

                          • WSTA Study Abroad

                            Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                            Any student who enrolls a Study Abroad program may have their out-of-state tuition waived and in some cases student fees waived. Determined by registration of full schedule for the term.

                            Required Documentation:
                            Situational based upon registration

                            Expiration:
                            End of Term

                            Granted By:
                            Department of Global Affairs/ International Student & Scholar Services

                            • WRSM Recently Separated Military Personnel

                              Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                              Members of a uniformed military service of the U.S., their spouse/dependents, who has separated from active duty service within the last 36 months and residing in Georgia; Or any individual using VA educational benefits to pay for school and residing in Georgia; Or any individual as described in 38 U.S.C. 3679(c). 

                              Required Documentation:
                              DD214; housing information; Relationship documentation (spouse/child); LPV documentation; Certificate of Eligibility from the VA if a covered individual

                              Expiration:
                              Contigent upon continous enrollment

                              Granted By:
                              Enrollment Customer Service Center

                              • WNRS Non-Resident Student

                                Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                Granted if the parent, US Court-Appointed Legal Guardian, or spouse of the student has maintained domicile in the state of GA for at least 12 consecutive months.

                                Required Documentation:
                                12 months of housing information or most recent tax return; GA resident's GA driver’s license; relationship documentation; LPV documentation for student

                                Expiration:
                                Contigent upon continous enrollment

                                Granted By:
                                Enrollment Customer Service Center

                                • WVRS Vocational Rehabilitation Waiver

                                  Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                  Students enrolled in USG institution based on a referral by the Vocational Rehabilitation Program of the GA Department of Labor or Department of Veterans Affairs.

                                  Required Documentation:
                                  Housing information; GA driver’s license;
                                  referral letter from the GA Vocational
                                  Rehabilitation Program or Department of
                                  Veteran Affairs; LPV documentation

                                  Expiration:
                                  Contingent upon duration specified
                                  on the Vocational Rehabilitation
                                  referral paperwork

                                  Granted By: Enrollment Customer Service Center

                                  • WRGS Research & Comprehensive University Graduate Student

                                    Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                    Enrolled in a Graduate program and meets the eligibility requirements specified by the Graduate College

                                    Required Documentation:
                                    See Graduate College; LPV documentation

                                    Expiration:
                                    As specified by the Graduate College

                                    Granted By:
                                    Graduate College

                                    Waiver Type: Tuition: Full

                                    • WOGA, WIGA, Graduate Research Assistant

                                      Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                      To qualify GRA must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 9 semester hours and maintain good academic standing.

                                      Required Documentation:
                                      List of students including GPA and hours enrolled; LPV documentation

                                      Expiration:
                                      End of Term

                                      Granted By:
                                      Graduate Dean

                                      • WOTR, WITR, Tuition Assistance Program

                                        Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                        Faculty and staff of a USG institution that has been employed for 6 months prior to applying for the waiver and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0

                                        Required Documentation:
                                        List of students with GPA and date of hire

                                        Expiration:
                                        End of Term

                                        Granted By:Human Resources

                                        • WISC, Senior Citizen

                                          ParkingPrimary Eligibility Requirements:
                                          Legal residents of GA age 62 or over

                                          Required Documentation:
                                          Identification which includes date of birth

                                          Expiration:
                                          N/A

                                          Granted By:
                                          Bursar's Office

                                          Waiver Type: Fee

                                          • Parking

                                            Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                            Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                            Required Documentation:
                                            See related tuition waiver

                                            Expiration:
                                            N/A

                                            Granted By:
                                            N/A

                                            • Rec Center

                                              Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                              Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                              Required Documentation:
                                              See related tuition waiver

                                              Expiration:
                                              N/A

                                              Granted By:
                                              Bursar's Office

                                              • Student Activity

                                                Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                                Required Documentation:
                                                See related tuition waiver

                                                Expiration:
                                                N/A

                                                Granted By:
                                                Bursar's Office

                                                • Technology

                                                  Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                  Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                                  Required Documentation:
                                                  See related tuition waiver

                                                  Expiration:
                                                  N/A

                                                  Granted By:
                                                  Bursar's Office

                                                  • Transportation

                                                    Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                    Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                                    Required Documentation:
                                                    See related tuition waiver

                                                    Expiration:
                                                    N/A

                                                    Granted By:
                                                    Bursar's Office

                                                    • Global Learner

                                                      Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                      Online students (GA Resident and Non-Resident), Senior Citizen, Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad and Off main campus students

                                                      Required Documentation:
                                                      See related tuition waiv

                                                      Expiration:
                                                      N/A

                                                      Granted By:
                                                      Bursar's Office

                                                      • Mandatory student health insurance

                                                        Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                        Required for GRA's, Nursing and International students. Proof of insurance will waive the fee.

                                                        Required Documentation:
                                                        See related tuition waiver

                                                        Expiration:
                                                        N/A

                                                        Granted By:
                                                        Bursar's Office

                                                        • Active Duty Military Mandatory Fee Waivers

                                                          Primary Eligibility Requirements:
                                                          Members of the armed services utilizing the military's tuition assistance
                                                          programs or paying their own way to attend the institution.

                                                          Mandatory fees are waived: parking, health, recreation center, student
                                                          activity, technology, transportation, special institutional, athletic, sports &
                                                          rec park, and wellness.

                                                          Required Documentation:
                                                          If paying your own way- Proof of current active duty service i.e. Enrollment Records Brief or current active duty orders.
                                                          If Tuition Assistance- Approved TA voucher

                                                          Expiration:
                                                          Upon separation from active duty service

                                                          Granted By:
                                                          Registrar & Bursars

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