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Reciprocity Application

This web-based reciprocity application is designed for North Dakota residents attending public colleges and universities in Minnesota. The online reciprocity application is the easiest way to apply for reciprocity benefits.

The academic year are you applying for:

The application for the 2024-2025 academic year will be available March 2024 (Fall 2024 to Summer 2025)


Application Deadlines

Colleges and Universities: The application for tuition reciprocity must be correctly completed and postmarked by the last day of classes in the term for which benefits are needed. The application deadline, except those in vocational and technical programs, is the last day of classes at the institution you are or will be attending in the term that benefits are required. Applications will not be processed retroactively. If you wish to participate in the program for the entire academic year, your application must be correctly completed and postmarked by the last day of scheduled classes in the fall term at the institution you are or will be attending.

Vocational and Technical Programs: The application for tuition reciprocity for vocational and technical programs must be correctly completed and postmarked by the deadline date of the term for which benefits are needed. The term deadlines for the MN-ND Vocational Reciprocity Program are as follows:

Academic year 2023-2024:

Fall: 12/15/2023
Spring: 5/18/2024
Summer: 8/20/2024

Applications will not be processed retroactively.

If you wish to participate in the program for the entire academic year, your application must be correctly completed and postmarked by the fall term deadline.

Notice to Applicants

Section 7 (b) of the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) requires that when any federal, state, or local government agency asks you to disclose your Social Security Number you must be advised whether that disclosure is mandatory or voluntary, by what statutory or other authority the number is solicited, and what uses will be made of it. Accordingly, you are being advised that disclosure of your Social Security Number is voluntary.

Your Social Security Number will be used to verify your identity, and as an identifier on your file in order to record necessary data accurately. As an identifier, the Social Security Number is used in the tuition reciprocity program for such purposes as processing the application form, program evaluation and reporting, and notification of student eligibility to colleges.

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Sec. 13.04, Subd. 2 (2006), you are hereby informed that the information supplied in this application may be used as follows: (1) in the processing and verification of the data supplied to determine you eligibility for this program; (2) for compilation and analysis of summary data relative to this program; and (3) for dissemination of information to your school. You are not required to provide the information in this application. Failure to submit requested data may prevent further processing of this application. The information in this application may be shared with other public and private individuals and entities in order to use the information for the purposes specified above.

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education and North Dakota University System do not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. This document can be made available in an alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling (651) 642-0567.

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