Residency Exceptions – Veterans and Dependents
- All honorably discharged veterans, who show established domicile in Colorado immediately preceding the start of the semester, regardless of length of time, shall be granted in-state tuition exception. The veteran can also petition for this benefits for their spouse and dependent if the veteran established domicile in Colorado. Link to Forms and Publications for the GI Promise form. A dependent is an unmarried undergraduate student and under the age of 23 on or before the first day of class.
- All members of the armed forces of the United States on active duty in Colorado or the member’s spouse or dependent shall not lose his or her eligibility for in-state tuition status if the member retires or separates from the military and remains in Colorado. Link to forms and Publications for the GI Promise form.
- If you are a financial aid recipient, your cost of attendance has been greatly reduced and your financial aid will be adjusted. You will no longer be eligible for scholarships based on being a non-resident.
- Students who are not eligible for G.I. Promise may be eligible for VA Yellow Ribbon benefits. More information about the VA Yellow Ribbon program is available here.