BMCC Veterans Club a Chapter of Student Veterans of America
Contact: Virginia Justice, Advisor
BMCC Military Assistance:
BMCC offers the following discounts/waivers to veterans, military personnel and their spouses or dependents:
Tuition Waiver for Returning Veterans:
Available to any member of the armed services currently on active duty or honorably discharged within the last eighteen months. Veterans who qualify will have the first year of tuition for credited classes discounted by fifty percent (50%) unless they are funded by the Montgomery GI Bill or tuition assistance. This benefit does not cover books, supplies and fees.
Continuation of this tuition waiver benefit is contingent upon you meeting institutional academic progress requirements. This waiver must be applied for each term. To apply for this waiver complete the Returning Veteran’s Tuition Waiver form.
Tuition Waiver for Immediate Family Members of Deployed Service Members:
This benefit pertains to military spouses and unmarried children under the age of 24 of military personnel deployed with units of Army /Air National Guard and other military services. Applicants need to provide orders or other verification from the branch of service of eligibility to BMCC’s veteran’s certifying official. The Oregon State Military Education Department can assist in the process of verifying deployment orders and dependency issues. Qualifying students are charged at 50% of the tuition for each credit up to 12 credits, with a minimum class load of 3 credits. For any credits taken above 12, the student pays full tuition. This waiver must be applied for each term. To apply for this waiver complete the Immediate Family Members of Deployed Service Members Tuition Waiver form.
Tuition Waiver for Dependents of Fallen or 100% Disabled Oregon Service Members:
This benefit is available to the spouse and/or children or other dependents (under the age of 24) of a service member of the Oregon U.S. military that died on active duty after 9/11, or died as a result of a military service connected disability sustained after 9/11, or as a member of the Oregon US military, is 100% disabled as a result of a military service connected disability sustained after 9/11. This waiver covers 100% of the tuition for credit bearing courses, not to exceed the number of credits required for an Associates Degree. This waiver does not cover fees or AFEE’s associated with BMCC courses. Students must reside within the BMCC service area, must take a minimum of 3 credits per term and must apply for this waiver each term. To apply for this waiver complete the Dependent’s Tuition Waiver for Fallen or 100% Disabled Oregon Service Members form.
All waiver forms can be found on BMCC’s website at http://www.bluecc.edu/admissions_forms