3333-1-19 The selective service registration rule.

(A) Authority

This rule is adopted under authority conferred upon the Ohio board or regents by section 3345.32 of the Revised Code.

(B) Definitions

(1) "Ohio resident." Any student considered a resident by an eligible institution of education in accordance with rule 3333-1-10 of the Administrative Code.

(2) "Institution of higher education." An institution of higher education is: (a) an Ohio or Pennsylvania public-assisted college or university; or (b) an accredited Ohio privately sponsored non-profit college or university having a "Certificate of Authorization" issued by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents and a Pennsylvania privately sponsored non-profit college or university which is comparably authorized by the state of Pennsylvania; or (c) an accredited diploma school of nursing having a "Certificate of Authorization" issued by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents and a Pennsylvania diploma school of nursing comparably approved by the state of Pennsylvania; or (d) an accredited proprietary school that has received a "Certificate of Registration" from the state board of school and college registration and awards an associate degree, or as of February 24, 1983, awards a bachelors degree and comparable Pennsylvania schools approved by the state of Pennsylvania.

(C) Eligibility requirements

To qualify for benefits provided under section 3315.33 , 3333.12 , 3333.122 , 3333.21 , 3333.22 , 3333.26 , 3333.391 , 5910.03 , 5910.032 or 5919.34 of the Revised Code, or for an award under the choose Ohio first scholarship program established under section 3333.61 of the Revised Code or under the Ohio co-op/internship program established under section 3333.72 of the Revised Code, and be charged instate tuition by an Ohio public-assisted institution, any male Ohio resident attending an institution of higher education must be registered with or qualify for the exemptions to registration of the selective service system in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act, 62 Stat. 604, U.S.C.A.P.P. 453, as amended.

(D) Statement of selective service status

(1) Each institution of higher education shall prepare a "Statement of Selective Service Status" form and shall require each male student who is an Ohio resident to complete the form. The form shall include a statement to be signed by the student confirming that he has registered with the selective service system in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act, 62 Stat. 604, U.S.C.A.P.P. 453, as amended. A place shall be provided for the student to record his selective service registration number. The form shall also include a section to be completed by those male students not required to register with the selective service for one of the following reasons:

(a) He is under the age of eighteen or has at least attained the age of twenty-six;

(b) He is on active duty with the armed forces of the United States other than for training in a reserve or national guard unit;

(c) He is a non-immigrant alien lawfully in the United States in accordance with section 101(a)(15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, U.S.C. 1101, as amended;

(d) He is not a citizen of the United States and is a permanent resident of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or the Northern Mariana Islands.

(2) As an option of paragraph (D)(1) of this rule, an institution may verify selective service registration of male students who are Ohio residents and required to be registered (not exempt as provided by paragraphs (D)(1)(a) to (D)(1)(d) of this rule) by obtaining each student's selective service number from the selective service system. The institution will be required to implement paragraph (D)(1) of this rule for those students that do not have a registration number on file with the selective service system.

(3) Students who are exempt from selective service registration because they are under eighteen years of age shall be required to complete a new "Statement of Selective Service Status" form in each term of enrollment until such time that registration is certified.

(E) Institutional certification requirements

(1) Effective the winter term, quarter or semester of the 1986-87 academic year, and each term, quarter or semester thereafter, all institutions of higher education submitting to the chancellor of the board of regents payment requests for male students otherwise eligible under sections 3315.33 , 3333.12 , 3333.122 , 3333.21 , 3333.22 , 3333.391 , 5910.03 , 5910.032 , and 5919.34 of the Revised Code, and for an award under the choose Ohio first scholarship program established under section 3333.61 of the Revised Code or under the Ohio co-op/internship program established under section 3333.72 of the Revised Codes, shall certify that all such students have met the selective service registration requirement in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act, 62 Stat. 604, 50 U.S.C.A.P.P. 453, as amended. No payment shall be requested by the institution for any male student who has failed to meet the selective service registration requirements and does not qualify for exemption of the registration requirement.

(2) Effective the winter term, quarter or semester of the 1986-87 academic year, and each term, quarter or semester thereafter, male students who are Ohio residents attending a public-assisted institution of higher education shall be charged the tuition surcharge assessed students who are not residents of the state if such male students have failed to meet the selective service registration requirements and do not qualify for exemption of the registration requirements.

(3) Male students attending a public-assisted institution of higher education who are otherwise eligible to receive the tuition waiver benefits provided under section 3333.26 of the Revised Code shall be charged the instate tuition fees plus any tuition surcharge charged students who are not residents of the state if such students have failed to meet the selective service registration requirement.

Effective: 12/18/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/19/2010 and 12/18/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3345.32
Rule Amplifies: 3315.33 , 3333.12 , 3333.122 , 3333.21 , 3333.22 , 3333.26 , 3333.391 , 5910.032 , 5919.34
Prior Effective Dates: 3/26/1987