Office of the University Registrar

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Office Closure Notice

The Residency & ELPR team will be closed to students and the public from Wednesday, 9/3 through Friday, 9/13 in order to focus on reviewing and processing Autumn 2019 residency applications. There will be no appointment availability or drop in hours during this time, and responses to emails will be delayed.

Top 5 Residency Questions

  1. How do I get residency in Washington?
  2. Where is the residence questionnaire application?
  3. I am a Washington resident, but went to school out of state. What do I do?
  4. When is the deadline to submit the application?
  5. How do I contact the Residency Office?

Residency Overview

Residency policies are set by the Washington legislature and applied uniformly throughout Washington’s colleges and universities. For more details regarding residence classification, please review the various pages of our website, and also reference the following links to read the relevant Revised Code of Washington and Washington Administrative Code.