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Combat Service Fee Waiver for U.S. Military Reserve and Georgia National Guard Combat Veterans

Eligible participants must be Georgia residents who are active members of the U.S. Military Reserves and/or the Georgia National Guard and were deployed overseas for active service in a location or locations designated by the U.S. Department of Defense as combat zones on or after September 11, 2001 and served for a consecutive period of one hundred and eighty-one (181) days, or who received full disability as a result of injuries received in such combat zone, or were evacuated from such combat zone due to severe injuries during any period of time while on active service. Additionally, eligible participants must meet the admissions requirements of the applicable USG institution and be accepted for admission.

Benefits

Eligible participants shall receive a waiver of all mandatory fees charged by USG institutions including, but not limited to:

  1. Intercollegiate athletic fees;
  2. Student health services fees;
  3. Parking and transportation fees, where such fees are mandated for all students:
  4. Technology fees;
  5. Student activity fees;
  6. Fees designated to support leases on facilities such as recreation centers, parking decks, student centers, and similar facilities; and,
  7. Any other such mandatory fees for which all students are required to make payment.

Students receiving this waiver shall be eligible to use the services and facilities these fees are used to provide. This benefit shall not apply to housing, food service, any other elective fees, special fees, or other user fees and charges (e.g., application fees).

Documentation must be on file with the Certifying Official. A copy of your DD214, member 4 is required to determine if you are eligible. Additional documentation may include a copy of the orders, a letter from the commanding officer or any official document that specifies that I served in a combat zone for the appropriate amount of time and/or received full disability or severe injuries.

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