Tuition-Free Program

National Guard Tuition-Free Program

In cooperation with the New Jersey Legislature, County College of Morris will grant tuition-free enrollment to certain members of the New Jersey National Guard. The tuition program provides soldiers and airmen the opportunity for professional development by defraying a major portion of the tuition costs while serving in the New Jersey National Guard.

Any member of the New Jersey National Guard shall be permitted to attend regularly scheduled courses at CCM and receive up to 16 credits per semester tuition free provided:

1. The member has completed Initial Active Duty Training (IADT).

2. The member is in good standing as an active drilling member of the New Jersey National Guard.

3, The member has been accepted to pursue a course of undergraduate study and is enrolled as an undergraduate student in good standing at the institution.

4. Each year the member must apply for all available state and federal student grants and scholarships for which the member may be eligible to receive.

Interested students should contact the School Certifying Officer in the Office of Counseling and Student Success for eligibility criteria and application procedures.

Unemployed Persons

Unemployed persons seeking to enroll under the Department of Labor’s job training program must submit  to the Admissions Office documentation from the Department of Labor as proof of eligibility. This documentation must be dated no earlier than 30 days prior to the first day of the semester. After indicating that they are participating in this waiver program, eligible students will receive the County College of Morris Tuition Free Program Form from the Admissions Office or our website documenting the necessary steps to follow. This includes notification that they are required to file for financial aid. Students must be prepared to pay any balance and/or fees at the time of registration and cannot register until the first day of the semester and/or session.

Note: Students will not be reimbursed and allowed to apply the waiver to any registration that was previously paid.

Volunteer Fire and Rescue

Volunteer Fire and Rescue personnel and/or their dependent children and spouses seeking to enroll under the Tuition Free Program, (maximum of $600 per academic year) must obtain a validated VTC 5 Form from their municipality. The completed form must be presented to the Bursar Office and students need to be prepared to pay any balance and/or fees at the time of registration.

Note: Students will not be reimbursed and allowed to apply the waiver to any registration that was previously paid.