Fall2022CREDIT

V. Veterans, Military Personnel, and their Family Members A Military Personnel and their Family Members 1 Military personnel who are stationed, living, or domiciled in Maryland, and their spouses and dependents, are considered residents of Frederick County and granted in-county tuition If the service member moves out of the state, the service member, dependents, and spouse remain eligible for in-county tuition as long as they stay continuously enrolled in courses at the College All verification documentation can be submitted by email to Veteran and Military Services at [email protected] frederick edu 2 Individuals who have relocated to Maryland as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure process (BRAC), will be granted a waiver of the three (3) months residency requirement The individual or their family member must present a letter from an employer on company letterhead, confirming that their relocation to Maryland and/or Frederick County was a result of the BRAC process to Registration and Records in-person to Jefferson Hall or by email to [email protected] frederick edu For purposes of determining tuition rates, eligible individuals and dependents will be treated as in-county residents if they locate in Frederick County; they will be treated as out-of-county but in-state residents if they locate outside of Frederick County but within Maryland B. Veterans and their Family Members Any veteran or service member using the Post-9/11 G I Bill (Chapter 33), Montgomery G I Bill-Active Duty (Chapter 30), or Veteran Readiness and Employment (Chapter 31) who enrolls in courses at the College following a period of active duty service of 90 days or more is considered a Frederick County resident and granted in-county tuition regardless of their formal state of residence Any dependent or spouse using transferred Post-9/11 G I Bill benefits (Chapter 33), Dependents’ Education Assistance (Chapter 35), or the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, is considered a Frederick County resident and granted in-county tuition regardless of their formal state of residence Any veteran, spouse, and dependents (not using a VA education benefit) who are living or domiciled in Maryland are considered residents of Frederick County and granted in-county tuition If the veteran moves out of the state, the veteran, spouse, and dependents remain eligible for in-county tuition as long as they stay continuously enrolled in courses at the College VI. International, Foreign National, and Immigrant Students A foreign national lawfully eligible for study in the United States may be considered a resident for tuition purposes if the student meets the domicile requirements stated in this procedure A foreign national lawfully admitted to the United States on a visa type with a corresponding “date-certain” authorized stay may not be considered a resident for tuition purposes A foreign national lawfully eligible for study in the United States on certain visa types with an indeterminate authorized stay may be considered as a Maryland resident for tuition purposes, if the domicile requirements of this procedure have been satisfied The following visa status types determine residency as indicated: VISA A Diplomats, family, staff In-County B Temporary visitor See (c) below C Aliens in transit Out-of-State E Treaty trader-Taiwan only In-County F Student and dependents Out-of-State G Representative of a world organization In-County H1 and H4 Temporary worker and dependents In-County H2 and H3 Other specialty workers Out-of-State I Foreign media/journalist In-County J Exchange visitor, Au pair, scholar Out-of-State K Fiancé of U S citizen/ Frederick County resident In-County L Intra-company transferee In-County M Foreign vocational student, dependents Out-of-State R Religious worker In-County TN Professionals under NAFTA agreement Out-of-state V Spouse or child of permanent resident In-County Permanent Resident; Green Card; Refugee, Asylee In-County A Individuals in “B Temporary Visitor Status” are not allowed to engage in a course of study leading to a degree or academic certificate In certain cases, B visa holders can participate in courses which are recreational and do not lead to a degree Out-of-state tuition rates will apply B Students who are in the category of “Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals” (DACA), or “Temporary Protected Status” (TPS) are eligible to establish in- state/in-county residency for tuition purposes Being eligible for in-county or in-state tuition does not alter your immigration residency status U S residency status is processed, determined and completed by the U S government C In-county residency status for eligible “International/Foreign National Students” must meet the same three (3) months requirements and proof of residency documents as all other students D An individual’s immigration status may not preclude award of MD residency under this policy if the individual has the legal capacity to establish domicile in Maryland VII. Maryland Dream Act A Students who have met the eligibility requirements outlined in the Maryland Dream Act will be granted the opportunity to receive in-county tuition The student must present an affidavit to Registration and Records within the Enrollment Center located on the first floor of Jefferson Hall stating that they will file an application to become a permanent resident within 30 days of becoming eligible to do so 9 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400

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