Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Military Personnel and Veterans


 

Military Personnel and Veterans

Persons with the following status shall be accorded the benefits of in-state status for the period in which they hold such status:

 

A.      An active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is stationed in Maryland, resides in Maryland, or is domiciled in Maryland, or the spouse or a Financially Dependent child of such an active duty member.  Spouses and children who qualify for exemptions under this provision will retain in-state status for tuition purposes as long as they are continuously enrolled, regardless of whether the active duty member's station assignment, residence, or domicile remains in Maryland.

B.      A veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States who provides documentation that he or she was honorably discharged and currently resides or is domiciled in Maryland.

C.      A veteran who lives in Maryland and was discharged from a period of at least 90 days of service in the active military, naval, or air service less than three years before the date of the veteran's enrollment and is pursuing a course of education with educational assistance under the Montgomery G.I. Bill (38 U.S.C. §3001) or Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (38 U.S.C. §3301).  A veteran so described will continue to retain in-state status if the veteran is enrolled prior to the expiration of the three-year period following discharge, is using educational benefits under either chapter 30 or chapter 33, of title 38, United States Code, and remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the same school.

D.      Anyone who lives in Maryland, and:

1)      Is using transferred Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits (38 U.S.C. §3319) and enrolls within three years of the transferor's discharge or release from a period of at least 90 days of service in the active military, naval or air service; or

2)      Is using transferred Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits (38 U.S.C. §3319) and the transferor is a member of the uniformed services who is serving on active duty; or

3)      Is using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (38 U.S.C. § 3311(b) (9)).

An individual as described in D(1) will continue to retain in-state status if the individual is enrolled prior to the expiration of the three-year period following the veteran's discharge, is using educational benefits under chapter 33, of title 38, United States Code, and remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the same school.