California Residence for Tuition Purposes

Forms | Residency Filing Deadlines | Residency Information for Tuition Purposes | Frequently Asked Questions


The University of California uses the following information in establishing residence for purposes of tuition and fees:

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Residency Filing Deadlines

Filing Periods for New Students to Submit the Statement of Legal Residence Form (SLR), if Required

Term

Filing Begins

Filing Ends

Freshman

Transfer UG

Graduates

Fall 2014

When Admitted

May 1, 2014

June 1, 2014

August 1, 2014

Winter 2015

When Admitted

NA

December 1, 2014

December 1, 2014

Fall 2015 When Admitted May 1, 2015 June, 1 2015 August 1, 2015

Filing Periods for Continuing Students

The dates below are the filing periods for continuing UC Santa Cruz students.  Students must submit Petitions for Change of Legal Residence Status to the Residency Deputy by the filing deadline.  Petitions received after the deadline will be denied.  No exceptions will be made. 

Term

Filing Begins

Filing Ends

Fall 2014

June 1, 2014

October 1, 2014

Winter 2015

November 1, 2014

January 4, 2015

Spring 2015

February 1, 2015

March 29, 2015

Residency Determination Dates

Term Determination Date
Fall 2014 October 2, 2014
Winter 2015 January 5, 2015
Spring 2015 March 30, 2015
Fall 2015 September 24, 2015

NOTE: Students who have not been classified as of the registration fee deadline are liable for payment of their total assessed registration fees.


Residency Information for Tuition Purposes

The Residence Policy and Guidelines is the main source of residency information and is utilized by the Campus Residence Deputy to make determinations regarding residency. Read the full text of the Residency Policy and Guidelines here.

If you do not meet the University of California requirements for residence for tuition purposes on the residence determination date for each term in which you propose to attend the university, you must pay a Nonresident Supplemental Tuition in addition to all other fees. The residence determination date is the day instruction begins at the last of the University of California campuses to open for the quarter, and for schools on the semester system, the day instruction begins for the semester.



Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions concerning residency can be found here.


Revised: 10/13/14