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13.06 / Tuition and Fees Waivers

Purpose:
To identify employees and students eligible for a waiver of student tuition and fees. With certain exceptions, student tuition and fees are required of every student enrolled at Wichita State University. The intent of this policy is to set forth the limited circumstances where student tuition and fees can permissibly be waived.

Policy Statement:
Pursuant to K.S.A. 76-719c, the Kansas Board of Regents shall approve all university programs to offer to students tuition and fee waivers, specifically the Board shall review and approve the standards, conditions and requirements “designed to foster the growth, distinction, and stability of the state educational institution and the quality of its educational programs and pursuits.”

The University shall apply exemptions and waivers for tuition and fees based upon applications and supporting documents that meet the criteria of the exemption or waiver approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. The Vice President for Finance and Administration provides management oversight of waivers and exemptions available to students.

Student Fee Waivers:
A list of available student fee waivers and criteria to qualify are posted on the WSU Accounts Receivable Waivers/Exemptions/Discounts web page and are defined in the Comprehensive Fee Schedule.

Student Tuition Waivers:
A list of available tuition waivers, exemptions and discounts, as well as the criteria and application forms, are posted on the WSU Accounts Receivable Waivers/Exemptions/Discounts web page and are defined in the Comprehensive Fee Schedule.

Submitting a form to the appropriate office does not guarantee acceptance.  Eligibility for each is based on information on the form and is considered when received.

Effective Date:
August 1, 1997

Revision Date:
December 18, 1998
August 8, 2017

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