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Office of Veterans Affairs

CalVet Tuition Waiver

Dependents of veterans with any percentage disability (0-100% rating) may qualify to have their California State tuition waived.

  • The CSU, Chico Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) does not establish eligibility for this program.  Please refer to the CalVet website (link below) for details on how to apply.
  • The CalVet Waiver only applies to tuition costs. Other campus fees are not waived by this benefit.
  • Summer and Winter sessions charge extension fees which are not waived by this program. There might be an exception for a few State-supported courses (contact us).

Please see the FAQs below, or contact our office for more information.

California College Tuition Waiver (CalVet website)(opens in new window)

Find out if your are eligible by visiting the above link.

CalVet Waiver FAQs (PDF)

View frequently asked questions about using the CalVet Waiver at CSU, Chico.

How to submit your Cal-Vet Fee Waiver letter (include student ID):

  1. E-mail:
  2. Fax: 530-898-4359
  3. Mail it to:

Office of Veteran Affairs
Student Services Center 330
California State University, Chico
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929