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Section 702 of the Veterans Choice Act

Enacted July 1, 2015

A covered individual enrolled in any public institution of higher education in this state shall not be required to pay out-of-state tuition or any out-of-state fee, if the covered individual:

  • Is Eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill or Montgomery GI Bill-AD benefits
  • A Veteran who lives in the state in which the Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • A spouse or child using transferred benefits who lives in the state in which the Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the transferor’s discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • A spouse or child using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship who lives in the state in which the Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the service member’s death in the line of duty following a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.

To determine eligibility, the following must be on file:

  • Most students meet (1) and (2) eligibility requirements by being enrolled at UTC and providing documentation of eligibility for Post 9/11 GI Bill or Montgomery GI Bill-AD benefits to Veteran Student Services.
  • In order to verify you are (3) living in the state of Tennessee, we require one of the following in-state documents:
    • driver’s license
    • voter's registration
    • copy of a lease or mortgage agreement
    • UTC Housing & Residence Life Contract agreement AND the document showing your name, term, and acceptance status (obtained from Housing department)

Please submit documentation to Veteran Student Services in University Center Room 117, by fax to 423-425-4102, or by email to vss@utc.edu.

 

Deadlines

Term Deadline
Fall 2018 August 24, 2018
Fall 2018 (Part of Term I) August 20, 2018
Fall 2018 (Part of Term II) October 15, 2018
Spring 2019

January 11, 2019

Spring 2019 (Part of Term I)

January 7, 2019

Spring 2019 (Part of Term II)

March 4, 2019

Summer 2019 (Part of Term I)

May 17, 2019

Summer 2019 (Part of Term II)

June 28, 2019

Fall 2019

August 23, 2019

Fall 2019 (Part of Term I)

August 19, 2019

Fall 2019 (Part of Term II)

October 14, 2019

 



 

 

 

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