Adoptee from Dept of Children and Family Svcs, Foster Care, Ward of the State and Special Risk
A student would be eligible for a special risk waiver if his parent or guardian was killed in the line of duty while working as a law enforcement officer or as a firefighter. The student would need to bring written verification from the agency specifying that the parent or guardian was killed in the line of duty to the Student Accounting Office in SVC 1039.
For any student for whom the state is paying foster care, is a ward of the state or who is adopted from the Department of Children and Family Services after 12/31/1997, certain tuition and related fees shall be waived. Students who are eligible should contact their state agency. Each term you plan to attend the University a form will need to be submitted no later than the deadline date.