In accordance with ND Century Code 15-10-19.1, para 2.d., a "resident student" for tuition purposes means: 

  • A full-time active duty member of the armed forces;
  • A member of the North Dakota national guard;
  • A member of the armed forces reserve component stationed in this state; or
  • A veteran, as defined in NDCC 37-01-40, is a North Dakota resident and US Citizen who has served on continuous federalized active military duty for;
    • One hundred eighty days; or
    • The full period for which the individual was called; or
    • Ordered to active military duty for reasons other than training; and
    • Was discharged or released under other than dishonorable conditions.
  • A discharge reflecting:
    • "Expiration of term of service"; or
    • "Completion of required service"; or
    • Words to that effect qualifies the shorter term of service as making the individual a veteran.