Residence and Tuition Status

Online Application


This application is FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY:  The requirements to qualify for in-state tuition are set out in the North Carolina General Statutes and in the North Carolina State Residence Classification Manual. Copies of the Manual are on reserve at UNC Charlotte's Atkins Library and in the Residency Determination Office in McEniry, Room 113. A summary of the requirements and the Manual can be found online at  Consult these resources to become familiar with North Carolina's statutory and regulatory conditions.

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This application requires attachments: Prior to submitting your completed application, you will be asked to upload supporting documents. For a list of required documents click on the following link: This application requires attachments

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System Requirements


You may apply for only one term per application. You may not submit more than one application for the same term. The deadline to submit this application is the 5th day of classes for the term that you are seeking reclassification. No change in residency status may be obtained for an academic term that has ended. Be completely accurate to the best of your knowledge and understanding. Knowingly falsifying your responses may subject you to disciplinary action, including dismissal from the institution.

Save your Username and Password for future reference. As you proceed through each page of the application, you will have the option to either select “Save” to leave the application and return at a later time or to select “Next” to save your information and to proceed to the next page. You will need your Username and Password to return to a saved application. Once you complete and submit your application, you will not be able to make any changes.