Office of the University Registrar

Residency


August 19, 2020

Residency Coronavirus FAQs

The Residence Classification Office has been receiving many inquiries about how the COVID-19 global health emergency will impact the residency process. Currently, there have been no changes to the residency laws with regard to the pandemic, however, the Residence Classification Office will review each application with consideration of the circumstances. The following information is provided…


July 30, 2020

Residency Application and Paperwork Submissions

Mailed copies of documents are not currently being accepted. All submissions must be made via the online portals.  Quarter  Submission Portal  Notes  Winter 2020  CLOSED    Spring 2020  CLOSED    Summer 2020  Submit Summer 2020 residency applications and paperwork  The statutory deadline for initial applications was July 22, 2020. No new applications will be accepted.  …


October 16, 2015

Residency Contact Information – UW Seattle Students

How to Schedule an Appointment This information is for current and prospective UW Seattle students only. Prior to Scheduling an Appointment Students are encouraged to thoroughly review the topics and content within this website before making an in-person appointment. All necessary forms/applications, as well as the answers to most basic questions about the requirements and…


Residency FAQ

Residency & ELPR Office Updates How Coronavirus is impacting Residency More information… Critical Information for Advising Services & Application Submissions. More information… DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is current as of 01/31/2020. The University of Washington reserves the right to update or remove this page as necessary for clarity and/or to reflect changes to residency…


Application Process

Please review the process to apply for a change in residence classification which is campus specific. Residence Questionnaire – By Campus UW Seattle Students Complete and print the Residence Questionnaire and UW Seattle documentation checklist PDF form appropriate for your situation (financially independent student or financially dependent student) and provide all requested supporting documentation verifying you have…


Medical Student Applicants

The UW School of Medicine Admissions Office determines who will need to verify their Washington residency, for admissions purposes, before directing applicants to our office. Applicants to the School of Medicine must meet the following criteria based on their current status: NEW Residents of Washington State To be considered as residents for admission purposes to…


Affidavit of Residency

Washington Higher Education Residency Affidavit Students qualify for residency if they meet all of the following conditions: Received a high school diploma (or equivalent) at a Washington public or private high school. Lived in Washington for at least three calendar years (36 months) immediately prior to receiving the diploma or its equivalent. Continuously live in…


Washington Residents Absent from State

Residency & ELPR Office Updates Critical Information for Advising Services & Application Submissions. More information… Absence Due to Military/Civil Service Washington residents, who enter the military/civil service while domiciled in Washington or established a domicile while stationed in Washington for a period of at least one year, will remain residents while being stationed outside of…


American Indian Students

American Indian students who meet the following two conditions are eligible to pay resident tuition at colleges and universities in Washington State: For a period of one year immediately prior to enrollment at a state institution of higher education, students must have been domiciled in one or a combination of the following states: Idaho, Montana,…


Qualifying Visas

Students who hold a qualifying visa (A, E, G, H, I, K, or L), and have applied for the visa for at least 12 months prior to the quarter of application, may be eligible for residency for tuition purposes. Please reference Residency Requirements for details on establishing bona fide domicile. Students must complete the Residence…



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