Tuition Equity Provision for High School Completers

Posted: February 10, 2021 at 4:35 pm, Last Updated: March 1, 2024 at 8:48 am

Students who are not eligible for in-state tuition by having established domicile in Virginia may qualify through the Tuition Equity Provision for High School Completers. To qualify you must: Have attended high school (public or private high school, or program of home instruction) for at least two years in the Commonwealth of Virginia Graduated on […]

FERPA Training

Posted: May 20, 2019 at 10:48 am, Last Updated: March 8, 2021 at 11:27 am

All George Mason University employees who handle or have any access to education records, including all instructional/research and administrative/professional faculty, must complete FERPA training upon employment, and every two years thereafter.  FERPA training is required for access to several systems, including Banner. FERPA training is available online on MasonLEAPS (search FERPA 101 in the search […]


Posted: December 19, 2018 at 2:17 pm, Last Updated: July 13, 2022 at 3:21 pm

Why am I being charged out of state tuition? You will be charged the out-of-state tuition rate if  admissions classified you as out-of-state, or you did not complete the Application for In-State Rates when you applied to Mason. Who can apply for reclassification? All current continuing students or newly admitted students who have indicated their […]

Domicile Appeals

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 12:40 pm, Last Updated: March 1, 2024 at 8:46 am

Application The Request for Tuition Reclassification form must be submitted no later than the first day of the semester for which you are appealing. After the deadline the form will no longer be available online. Semester Opens Deadline Fall April 1 First day of the fall semester Spring November 1 First day of the spring […]


Posted: November 6, 2018 at 11:43 am, Last Updated: March 1, 2024 at 8:59 am

Eligibility for In-State Tuition Rates To be considered for in-state tuition, students must meet the residency requirements set forth by the Code of Virginia. To qualify for in-state tuition based on domicile, a student or in the case of a dependent student, their parent, spouse or legal guardian must demonstrate through clear and convincing evidence that […]

DACA, Undocumented, and Pending Asylum

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 4:38 pm, Last Updated: July 13, 2022 at 3:20 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued a memorandum directing the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Attorney General, to take appropriate action to preserve and fortify DACA, consistent with applicable law.   For more information see USCIS Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) DACA The Office of the Attorney General […]

Non-Resident Programs

Posted: August 7, 2013 at 4:41 pm, Last Updated: February 10, 2021 at 3:18 pm

  The DC Tuition Assistance Program (DCTAG) was created by Congress in 1999 by the District of Columbia College Access Act; PL 106-98 and amended by DC College Access Improvement Act 2002 and DC College Access Improvement Act 2007 for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia. District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant […]

Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Military Dependents

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 10:41 am, Last Updated: July 13, 2022 at 3:18 pm

Military Specific Domicile Information There are multiple state and federal provision that allow students to qualify for in-state tuition benefits. The best way to determine if you qualify under state or federal provision is to submit an appeal. The one year waiting period required of all other new residents after establishing Virginia domicile is waived […]