Residency for tuition purposes determines whether a student pays in-state or out-of-state tuition fees, not if a student is a resident of California.
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What is the difference between an initial classification of residency and a reclassification?
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Students who are not classified as California residents for tuition purposes may qualify for an exception or exemption.
Any student may submit an online appeal of their residence classification within 30 days, but ONLY if certain criteria are met.
Each campus admissions office is responsible for determining the residency status of all new and returning students.
These documents enable you to share information about your residency status, file an appeal and more.