The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) (PDF) makes it possible for dependents of members of the Armed Forces to be eligible for in–state tuition rates.
In-state Tuition Policy for Members of the U.S. Armed Services Stationed in the State of New York and their Dependents:
Any student enrolled who is a member or the spouse or the dependent of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States on full-time active duty or a member of the National Guard, or a Reserve Component and stationed in this state, whether or not a resident of the state, may be eligible for in-state tuition rates.
In-state Tuition Policy for Members of the U.S. Armed Services NOT Stationed in New York:
Any student enrolled who is a U.S. Service member not stationed in the state of New York with at least 90 days of aggregate service time or whether or not a resident of the state, may be eligible for in-state tuition rates.
Please fill out the Application for In-State Residency-Short form Active Duty & Veteran and submit required documents listed on the form.
Applications and documents will NOT be accepted by fax or email. Communications are conducted through UB email, United States mail, or telephone. You will receive an approval or denial letter in the mail once a decision has been made.
If the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.