Article 1 Classification of Students for Tuition Purposes 15-1801 – 15-1809.01
Article 1.1 Individuals with Disabilities 15-1811
Article 2 Admission of Students 15-1821 – 15-1825
Article 3 Vocational Programs 15-1831
Article 6 Students’ Rights 15-1861 – 15-1869
Article 7 AZ529 Arizona’s Education Savings Plan 15-1871 – 15-1879
Article 8 Fingerprinting of Students 15-1881
Article 9 College Course Materials Information 15-1891
Article 9.1 Collegiate Athletics 15-1892
Article 10 Voting Information for Postsecondary Students 15-1895
Article 11 Faculty Employment Decisions 15-1896
Article 12 Private Postsecondary Institution Peace Officers 15-1897
Article 13 College Credit for Military Service 15-1898
Article 14 Safety Requirements 15-1899

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 15 > Chapter 14 - Provisions Relating to Community Colleges, Universities and Private Postsecondary Institutions

  • Account: means an individual trust account in the fund that is established as prescribed in this article. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Account owner: means the person who enters into a tuition savings agreement pursuant to this article, who is an account owner within the meaning of section 529 of the internal revenue code and who is designated at the time an account is opened as having the right to withdraw monies from the account before the account is disbursed to or for the benefit of the designated beneficiary. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means the state board of investment. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Capital: means share accounts, reserves and undivided earnings. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Charter school: means a public school established by contract with the state board of education, the state board for charter schools, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, a community college district or a group of community college districts pursuant to article 8 of this chapter to provide learning that will improve pupil achievement. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Continuous attendance: means enrollment at an educational institution in this state as a full-time student, as such term is defined by the governing body of the educational institution, for a normal academic year since the beginning of the period for which continuous attendance is claimed. See Arizona Laws 15-1801
  • Course: means organized subject matter in which instruction is offered within a given period of time and for which credit toward promotion, graduation or certification is usually given. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Credit union: means a cooperative nonprofit association that is incorporated under this chapter for the purposes of encouraging thrift among its members and creating a source of credit and other financial services at fair and reasonable cost. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Deputy director: means the deputy director of the financial institutions division of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Designated beneficiary: means a person who qualifies as a designated beneficiary under section 529 of the internal revenue code and, except as provided in section 15-1875, subsections P and Q, with respect to an account, who is designated at the time the account is opened as the person whose qualified higher education expenses are expected to be paid from the account or, if this designated beneficiary is replaced in accordance with section 15-1875, subsections D, E and F, the replacement beneficiary. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Domicile: means a person's true, fixed and permanent home and place of habitation. See Arizona Laws 15-1801
  • Eligible educational institution: means an institution of higher education that qualifies under section 529 of the internal revenue code as an eligible educational institution. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • enrollment: means that a pupil is currently registered in the school district. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Financial institution: means the state treasurer's office or any bank, commercial bank, national bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union, insurance company, brokerage firm or other similar entity that is authorized to do business in this state. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Full-time student: means :

    (i) For common schools, a student who is at least six years of age before January 1 of a school year, who has not graduated from the highest grade taught in the school district and who is regularly enrolled in a course of study required by the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Fund: means AZ529, Arizona's education savings plan trust fund that constitutes a public instrumentality of this state and that is established by section 15-1873. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Governing board: means a body organized for the government and management of the schools within a school district or a county school superintendent in the conduct of an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Individual conduct that materially and substantially infringes on the rights of other persons to engage in or listen to expressive activity: means conduct by a person who, with the intent to or the knowledge of doing so, materially and substantially prevents the communication of a message or prevents the transaction of the business of a lawful meeting, gathering or procession by doing any of the following:

    (a) Engaging in fighting or violent or other unlawful behavior. See Arizona Laws 15-1861

  • Insolvent: means that the value of a credit union's assets is less than its liabilities. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Insuring organization: means the national credit union administration or successor organization or any other equivalent insurer approved by the deputy director. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Member of the family: means any of the following:

    (a) A son or daughter of a person or a descendant of the son or daughter of the person. See Arizona Laws 15-1871

  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National credit union administration: includes any successor to the organization or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the organization. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Nonqualified withdrawal: means a withdrawal from an account other than one of the following:

    (a) A qualified withdrawal. See Arizona Laws 15-1871

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Organization: means any corporation, association, partnership, society, firm, syndicate, trust or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Parent: means a person's father or mother, or if one parent has custody, that parent, or if there is no surviving parent or the whereabouts of the parents are unknown, then a guardian of an unemancipated person if there are not circumstances indicating that such guardianship was created primarily for the purpose of conferring the status of an in-state student on such unemancipated person. See Arizona Laws 15-1801
  • Parent: means the natural or adoptive parent of a child or a person who has custody of a child. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means an individual, an individual's legal representative or any other legal entity authorized to establish a savings account under section 529 of the internal revenue code and the corresponding regulations. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or public or private organization of any kind. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Plan: means AZ529, Arizona's education savings plan that is established under this article and that constitutes a qualified tuition program as defined in section 529 of the internal revenue code. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Private school: means a nonpublic institution where instruction is imparted. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Public forum: includes both a traditional public forum, which is any open, outdoor area on the campus of a university or community college, and a designated public forum, which is any facility, building or part of a building that the university or community college has opened to students or student organizations for expression. See Arizona Laws 15-1861
  • Qualified withdrawal: means a withdrawal from an account to pay any of the following:

    (a) The qualified higher education expenses of the designated beneficiary of the account, but only if the withdrawal is made in accordance with this article. See Arizona Laws 15-1871

  • Reserves: means allocations of retained income and includes regular and special reserves and any allowances for loan losses and investment losses. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • School district: means a political subdivision of this state with geographic boundaries organized for the purpose of the administration, support and maintenance of the public schools or an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • sister: includes a brother or sister by the half-blood. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Subject: means a division or field of organized knowledge, such as English or mathematics, or a selection from an organized body of knowledge for a course or teaching unit, such as the English novel or elementary algebra. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and Title 44, Chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Treasurer: means the state treasurer. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Tuition savings agreement: means an agreement between the board, as trustee of the fund, and an account owner that creates an interest in the fund and that provides for participation in the plan. See Arizona Laws 15-1871
  • University: means a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents. See Arizona Laws 15-1861