Office of the University Registrar

Residency for Tuition Purposes

The Residency Office now offers scheduled appointments. We are also open for drop-in visits on Wednesdays between 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Drop-in Office Hours Update:
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – Drop-in hours are available from 10 am to noon only.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 – Drop-in office hours are available from 10 am to noon only.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – No drop-in office hours available. Our office will be closed.

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.