Veterans Certification House Bill 2158

What is HB2158?

HB 2158 was signed into law Summer 2013. This bill will reduce tuition costs for non-resident veterans who were admitted to 51¾«Æ· for the Fall 2013 or later.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be admitted Fall 2013 or after.
  • You must be an undergraduate student, enrolled in credit bearing courses at PSU.
  • You must be classified as a non-resident of Oregon for tuition purposes.
  • You must have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • You must establish domicile in Oregon within 12 months of initial receipt of this benefit.
  • You must be relieved or discharged for that service under honorable conditions as defined by ORS 408.225 and as shown on an original or certified copy of your DD-214.
  • Veterans who receive vocational rehabilitation education benefits are not eligible.
  • Self-Support programs, such as the Online Criminology & Criminal Justice Program are excluded from eligibility for this tuition and fee remission program.

Initial Application:

You must submit a copy of your DD-214 to the Veteran Certification Office in the lobby of Fariborz Maseeh Hall.


Qualified students will have their non-resident tuition reduced after all other VA benefits and Gift Aid (grants and fee remissions) have been deducted. Loans received through financial aid do not fall into this category.

Note: This benefit is not applicable to postbac or graduate students. It is intended for first time undergraduates only.