In-State Tuition Approved for Current, Former Armed Service Members at UMaine System

BANGOR - Starting in May, all veterans and members of the armed forces will see a sizable discount on tuition at University of Maine campuses.

A new policy approved Friday will charge in-state tuition rates to all current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.


The University of Maine System says they are the first institution in the northeast to provide this benefit.


The new policy applies to all University of Maine campuses and online courses.


20 other states have similar programs. Maine currently has over 130,000 military service members.

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Clay was hired by WVII/WFVX as a morning anchor for FOX BANGOR's 7AM News Hour and as reporter for the 6,10 & 11 o’clock news in July 2011.

He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his B.A. in Journalism. Clay has worked at Fox National News in New York, WTIU in Indianapolis and the Big Ten Network.

In his free time, Clay is a firefighter for the Holden Fire/Rescue Department in Holden and is an avid hockey fan.

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