The California Education Code includes provisions for the waiver of mandatory System-Wide Fees as follows:
Section 66025.3—Qualifying children, spouses/registered domestic partners, or unmarried surviving spouses/registered domestic partners of a war-period veteran of the U.S. military who is totally service connected, disabled or who died as a result of service-related causes; children of any veteran of the U.S. military who has a service-connected disability, was killed in action or died of a service-connected disability and meets specified income provisions; any dependents or surviving spouse/registered domestic partner who has not remarried of a member of the California National Guard who in the line of duty and in active service of the state was killed or became permanently disabled or died of a disability as a result of an event while in active service of the state; and undergraduate students who are the recipient of or the child of a recipient of a Congressional Medal of Honor and meet certain age and income restrictions;
Section 68075 (a) – An undergraduate student who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this state on active duty, except a member of the Armed Forces assigned for educational purposes to a state-supported institution of higher education, is entitled to resident classification only for the purpose of determining the amount of Tuition and Fees.
(b) A student seeking a Graduate Degree who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this state on active duty, except a member of the Armed Forces assigned for educational purposes to a state-supported institution of higher education, will be entitled to resident classification only for the purpose of determining the amount of Tuition and Fees for no more than 2 academic years, and will thereafter be subject to Article 5 (commencing with Section 68060).
Section 68120—Qualifying children and surviving spouses/registered domestic partners of deceased public law enforcement or fire suppression employees who were California residents and who were killed in the course of active law enforcement or fire suppression duties (referred to as Alan Pattee Scholarships); and
Section 68121—Qualifying students enrolled in an Undergraduate Program who are the surviving dependent of any individual killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C., or the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in southwestern Pennsylvania, if the student meets the financial need requirements set forth in Section 69432.7 for the Cal Grant A Program and either the surviving dependent or the individual killed in the attacks was a resident of California on September 11, 2001.
Students who may qualify for these benefits should contact the Admissions/Registrar’s Office or visit www.csun.edu/anr/soc/moneymatters. html#waivers for further information and/or an eligibility determination. Appendices Appendices California State University, Northridge 2012-2014 University Catalog 644 645
Section 38130.5—Qualifying non-resident students exempt from paying Non-Resident Tuition, such as nonresident students with: high school attendance in California for 3 or more years; graduation from a California high school or attainment of equivalent; registration as an entering student or current enrollment at an accredited institution of higher education in California not earlier than the Fall semester or quarter of the 2001-2002 academic year; or, in the case of a person without lawful immigration status, the filing of an affidavit with the institution of higher education stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.