How to receive resident status for fee purposes

Service members, spouses, dependents

Who is 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 


Provide a copy of current orders to the Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center at by the 30th day of the semester being requested.

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

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

You must begin this process by the 30th day of the semester being requested. Retroactive requests will not be approved. If you are experiencing a delay in obtaining documents from VA, please let our office know.

To keep residency status:

Maintain continuous enrollment (except summer terms & breaks)