Residency Forms

Listed below are commonly used forms for residency classification purposes. Before submitting your forms PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE SUBMITTING THE CORRECT FORMS BY READING ALL OF THE DESCRIPTION below each link. If you have any questions call the Residency Classification Office.

 

 

Domicile Affidavit

Fill this form out if you are either:

Ø  a new student applying for admission to the university for the FIRST TIME 

-OR-

Ø  a student returning after an absence of one or more regular semesters.

 

Military Exception

Ø  If stationed in Arizona, submit Military Stationed in Arizona Exception Form with a copy of your OFFICIAL orders.

Ø  If stationed in another state but claiming AZ as your home state you DO NOT need to submit the Military Certification form. Instead you will need to fill out the Domicile Affidavit and provide us with a copy of most recent LES form and LES from 12 months ago along with a copy of the military form DD-2058 which verifies their state of legal residence AND evidence of having filed an Arizona Resident Income Tax Return with the Arizona Department of Revenue for the prior tax year on all income from all sources.

Ø  If you are an Honorably Discharged Veteran you DO NOT need to submit the Military Certification form. Instead submit the Domicile Affidavit, a copy of your DD-214 Member 4 or Service 2 showing Honorable Discharge, voter registration and a copy of a document that illustrates your intent to be a resident of Arizona. This may be fulfilled with one of the following:

o     Arizona driver’s license

o    Arizona vehicle registration

o    Employment history in Arizona

o    Transfer of major banking services to Arizona

o    Change of permanent address on all pertinent records

o    Other materials of whatever kind or source relevant to domicile or residency status.

 

Dependent Exception

If a student can demonstrate ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS they may be eligible for an Arizona residency classification for tuition purposes without meeting the one-year durational requirement:

Ø  the student is domiciled in Arizona AND,

Ø  one or both parent(s) are domiciled in Arizona AND,

Ø  the student’s parent(s) are entitled to claim the student as a dependent for Federal and State tax purposes (whether or not the parent actually claimed the student as a dependent child) .

 

Petition to Change Residency Classification

Used by CONTINUING STUDENTS (must have been enrolled in previous semester to petition) to apply for resident status. Residency office is only permitted to accept petitions during the petition period as listed below:

Fall 2014             June 3, 2014 - September 3, 2014

Spring 2015         November 3, 2014 - January 22, 2015

  

 

AZ Resident Spouse Exception

Submit this form if the student marries an Arizona resident. They may become eligible for residency as long as they were married before the first day of classes and the spouse can meet certain residency guidelines.

 

Transferred Employee Exception
This form is to be filled out and submitted if you are an employee that has been transferred to Arizona by your company and will be attending the University of Arizona within 1 year of being moved or you are a spouse of an employee that has been transferred to Arizona and will be attending the University of Arizona within 1 year. You may be eligible for AZ residency for tuition purposes. Transfer means: an individual who was transferred by his or her employer fewer than 12 months prior to the term in question, is NOT self-employed or employed in a family-owned business not previously operating in Arizona, and can provide proof of payment or reimbursement of moving expenses by his or her employer. 

 

Native American Exception

This form is to be filled out and submitted if you are an enrolled member of a federally recognizd Arizona tribe. Verified by completion of the form and submitted with a copy of your Certification of Indian Blood or Tribal Indentification Card from the Arizona tribe.

 

This form is to be filled out if a student is an employee of a public school district in Arizona and is under contract to teach on a full-time basis, or is employed as a full-time noncertified classroom aide at a public school within that district, then that person is eligible to pay in-state tuituion only for the courses necessary to complete the requirements for certification by the State Board of Education to teach in a public school district in the this state.  

 

 

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