Welcome, Dependents!

We recognize the unique background, needs and strengths military dependents bring to KU and foster an environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all our military-affiliated students.

Transitioning to KU as an undergraduate student

Applying to KU

Apply to KU

Earn credit for high school work

Transfer credit evaluation for any previous collegiate course work

GI Bill® Benefit Information
Residency & Yellow Ribbon

In-state tuition rates per the Armed Forces Residency benefit for:

dependents eligible for the GI Bill
dependents of veterans who were stationed in Kansas during service and/or were Kansas residents prior to joining the service
dependents of active duty, Reservists, and Kansas National Guardsmen

Yellow Ribbon Program funding for Post-9/11 GI Bill users NOT eligible for in-state tuition (i.e. those living in Missouri while attending classes at KU). No need for Yellow Ribbon if you live in Kansas while attending KU.

Financial Aid & Scholarships
Delegate Access

If you would like a third party (ie. parent) to access and/or ask questions about your accounts, you must delegate access to them

Delegates can be authorized to pay bills, check VA benefits status, and conduct other account related buisness

Transitioning to KU as a graduate student

Learn more about applying to graduate school

GI Bill Benefit Information
Residency and Yellow Ribbon

In-state tuition rates per the Armed Forces Residency benefit for:

dependents eligible for the GI Bill
dependents of veterans who were stationed in Kansas during service and/or were Kansas residents prior to joining the service
dependents of active duty, Reservists, and Kansas National Guardsmen

Yellow Ribbon Program funding for Post-9/11 GI Bill users NOT eligible for in-state tuition (i.e. those living in Missouri while attending classes at KU). No need for Yellow Ribbon if you live in Kansas while attending KU.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Programs & Resources for Students

Leadership & Job Opportunities

KU Student Veterans of America –student organization open to all KU students. Service and leadership opportunities to help advance military-affiliated students' interests on campus

VA Work Study – on-campus job opportunity for GI BIll users

Military-Affiliated Student Center

Located in 345 Summerfield Hall, we offer dependents study and meeting spaces, a 24-7 lounge, and dedicated staff to provide support tailored to all military-affiliated students

Information for commuter students

Nontraditional Student Services

Tricare & CHAMPVA

Preparing for the Next Chapter

‘‘GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."


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