Beginning Friday, December 17, 2021, students using Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) Educational Benefits will be required to verify their enrollment. The VA Educational Office will be sending communications to you in the coming months, be on the lookout for more information.
Please visit the Verification of Enrollment webpage for information about the new requirement.
The C. W. Bill Young Tuition Waiver Program (Chapter 1009.26, Section 36, Subsections (13) and (14) (a) Florida Statutes) waive out-of-state tuition and fees for an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Armed Forces, United States Reserve Forces, or the National Guard who physically reside within the state of Florida while enrolled at any UCF Campus. This waiver may also be used by veterans and eligible dependents who are receiving educational assistance from the US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Active Duty member of the Armed Forces who reside or are stationed outside of Florida are also eligible for the Out-Of-State waiver.
Please Note: This waiver does NOT change a student’s residency status. Please complete the Residency Declaration for Tuition Purposes form
Priority processing of the application for the C. W. Bill Young Tuition Waiver must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the FRIDAY of the first week of classes for the upcoming semester.
The applicant will need to download the Out of State Tuition Waiver Form and submit all required documents to the Veterans Academic Resource Center by the stated deadline.
The Veterans Academic Resource Center reserves the right to request additional documentation to ensure compliance with Florida Statutes.