Office of the University Registrar

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Note: We are back to our standard anticipated Residence Questionnaire review time of 4-6 weeks from the date of receipt. We appreciate your patience as we focus our efforts on questionnaire review.

On December 26th, the Residency/ELPR Office will be closed all day.

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.