Residency status is based on information obtained from his/her application for admission. It is your responsibility to answer all questions on the application for admission accurately and honestly. If you are a current student and believe that your residency status may have changed, it is your responsibility to report this to the Registrar's Office. If you are a new student/applicant and you believe that your residency status may be incorrect, please contact the Admissions Office.
To be a Texas resident, you MUST have resided in Texas for 12 consecutive months or more and establish a domicile in Texas PRIOR to the semester you are enrolling. Additional documentation may be required to establish Texas residency.
The following information applies to ALL students beginning Fall 2011:
Students who meet one of the three will be considered a TX Resident. It is the student’s responsibility to provide clear and convincing evidence that the residence or domicile has been established and maintained in accordance with the options below:
The following non-U.S. citizens are eligible to establish and maintain domicile in TX for options 2 and 3 listed above:
Additional non-U.S. citizens may be eligible. Please email Paola Fernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
An institution may request that a person provide documentation to support or clarify the answers to the Core Residency Questions. Appropriate documents are not limited to those listed in the documentation charts. In addition, the institution may request documents that support the information the student may provide in the Core Residency Questions, Part H.