The following policies and guidelines are available for additional information.
OAR 580-040-0010 Institutional Authority to Establish Fees and Charges
OAR 571-060-0005 Special Fees, Fines, Penalties, and Service Charges
Tuition equity in the OUS system means that undocumented students who earn a high school diploma or GED in Oregon and meet certain other requirements will be allowed to pay resident tuition rates, and will not be required to pay nonresident tuition rates for a set period of time. On April 2, 2013, Governor John Kitzhaber signed into law the legislative bill on tuition equity, House Bill 2787, directing the Oregon State Board of Higher Education to provide tuition equity at Oregon's public universities. For more information and requirements, see below:
Foster Youth Tuition and Fee Waiver
In July 2011, The State of Oregon passed into legislation House Bill 3471, the Foster Youth Tuition and Fee Waiver, and it is effective with the 2012-2013 academic year. Eligible OUS students may receive the Foster Youth Tuition and Fee Waiver for the equivalent of four years of undergraduate education. An information sheet for students on the Foster Youth Tuition and Fee Waver is linked to below:
Veteran- Financial Aid
Federal and state financial aid benefits are available for veterans starting or returning to college. For comprehensive information, contact the financial aid or veterans affairs office at the university you wish to attend.
The following veteran financial aid and tuition waiver programs are administered by or partnered with the Oregon University System:
Applicants must pay a $50 fee for each university to which they apply, but fee deferrals may be granted in some cases.