Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans, members of the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Board of Trustees, Staff, State and Federal dignitaries, and members of the public to join us for our 2024 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony. The event will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 11:00am at the Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium on our Rocky Hill Campus. For more information, press here

Tuition Waivers

Overview

Veterans may attend Connecticut Public Colleges and Universities tuition free.

Connecticut statutes provide that tuition may be waived for qualified veterans attending the University of Connecticut, Connecticut State Universities and the 12 Community-Technical Colleges.

Waivers cover only the cost of tuition for credit-bearing undergraduate and graduate programs. Other charges, such as for books, student activity and course fees, parking, and room and board, are not waived. To qualify for a waiver at the University of Connecticut and Connecticut State Universities, veterans generally must be matriculated, that is, admitted to a degree program. The Community-Technical Colleges are more flexible. Remember to take a copy of your separation papers with you when applying for admission and registering for courses.