Office of the University Registrar

Residency for Tuition Purposes


  • The residency application submission deadline for Winter 2019 is extended to Friday, February 8, 2019, by 5 pm due to weather closure. In anticipation of significant snow, the university will suspend operation at 12:30 pm. We are suggesting applicants to either submit their residency application prior to building closure (12:30 pm) or by postal mail (postmarked by 5 pm on February 8).
  • Due to the inclement weather and recent university closures, Residency/ELPR drop-in hours are canceled for Wednesday, February 13. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with our office for a later date or email questions to Additional documents may be submitted to the Residency dropbox in Schmitz Hall during building open hours.

Top 5 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 much is in-state tuition?


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.