(1)“Commission” means the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
(2)“Oregon Resident” means resident of the State of Oregon as defined in OAR 575-030-0005 (Definitions).
(3)“Student” means an individual who is a resident of Oregon and enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution.
(4)“Child” is defined as a legal dependent of the student age 12 and under, and does not include unborn. An otherwise eligible child who is a qualifying individual under the Americans with Disabilities Act will be exempt from the age limit.
(5)“Postsecondary institution” means any Oregon-based postsecondary institution eligible for federal Title IV financial aid programs.
(6)“Satisfactory Performance” means satisfactory academic progress as determined by the institution attended.
(7)“Resident In-state Tuition” means tuition cost of an Oregon postsecondary institution.
(8)“Financial need” means the difference between the family contribution, derived from a system of need analysis annually approved by the Commission, and the cost of education.
(9)“Full-time Enrollment” means registration and payment of required fees as a full-time student, at an eligible institution or combination of eligible institutions, as defined by the institution disbursing funds. A concurrently enrolled is a student who attends more than one eligible institution under a written consortium agreement or concurrent enrollment program. The student’s “home” institution determines the student’s eligibility for federal and state financial aid, disburses funds to the student, and is responsible for reporting enrollment and disbursement information to the Commission.
(10)“Half-time Enrollment” means registration and payment of required fees as a half-time student, at an eligible institution or combination of eligible institutions, based on 6 to 11 credit-hours per academic term.
(11)“Child care provider” means a child care provider who receives payment for care of the child and who is listed with the Oregon Department of Human Services, or, registered or certified with the Oregon Child Care Division.
Rule 575-095-0005 — Definitions,