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Section 3345.481 | Waiver of tuition and general fees for final course.

A new version of Section 3345.481 exists that will be effective as of July 21, 2022View New Version

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Eligible student" means an undergraduate student enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at a state institution of higher education.

(2) "Final year" means the last academic year of full-time study that a bachelor's degree program is typically designed to require, as determined by the chancellor of higher education.

(3) "State institution of higher education" has the same meaning as in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board of trustees of a state institution of higher education shall waive an eligible student's general and instructional fees for a course necessary to complete the student's bachelor's degree program if all of the following apply:

(1) The necessary course is not a general elective.

(2) The eligible student was enrolled full time, as defined by the chancellor, in the student's final year.

(3) The eligible student was unable to register for the necessary course in the student's final year because of either of the following:

(a) The course was not offered by the state institution of higher education in the eligible student's final year.

(b) Circumstances beyond the eligible student's control made registration for the necessary course unfeasible, as determined by the chancellor.

(4) The eligible student successfully paid all general and instructional fees and did not receive a refund for the courses for which the student registered in the student's final year at the start of that year.

(5) The eligible student successfully registers for the necessary course in the next academic year in which the course is offered.

(6) The eligible student did not enroll in the maximum amount of credit hours in the student's final year, as determined by the state institution of higher education.

(C) Qualifying for a waiver of fees under division (B) of this section shall not grant an eligible student guaranteed or priority registration for the necessary course described in that division.

(D) The chancellor shall establish rules to implement this section.

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