Board of Trustees Policy  520.7

FEES FOR MEMBERS OF ARMED FORCES AND DEPENDENTS

The original PDF version of this policy is linked from the revised date below.

Effective January 1, 1975, members of the Armed Forces who are stationed in the State of Arkansas pursuant to military orders, and their unemancipated dependents, shall be entitled to classification as instate students for fee paying purposes (per Arkansas Stat. Ann. 80-3366).

Persons continuously domiciled in Arkansas for at least twelve consecutive months who enter active military service from this state and who maintain Arkansas as the permanent home of record while on active military duty, and their dependents,1 shall be entitled to classification as in-state students for fee paying purposes. This provision is forfeited if the military person does not return to Arkansas within twelve months after separation, discharge, or retirement from active duty.

Persons serving in active military service who demonstrate a change of bona fide domicile from another state to Arkansas at least twelve consecutive months prior to separation, discharge, or retirement from active military duty, and their dependents, shall be entitled to classification as in-state students for fee paying purposes. This provision is forfeited if the military person does not return to Arkansas within twelve months after separation, discharge, or retirement from active duty.

1For the purpose of this policy, dependents are spouse and unmarried children who are legal dependents of the military person as defined by IRS.

January 18, 1985 (Revised)
January 1, 1975