Residency – Military Exceptions

Residency for tuition purposes: ACTIVE MILITARY & VETERAN POLICIES


Resources regarding Utah residency requirements and the reclassification process for in-state tuition rates.

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Fall 2022 applications are now open. 

RESIDENCY RECLASSIFICATION APPLICATION       MILITARY SERVICE EXCEPTION FORM

Residency Reclassification Application Deadline by Semester


Fall Semester July 1st
Spring Semester → November 1st
Summer Semester → April 1st

Domiciliary Tie Establishment Deadline by Semester


Fall Semester → May 1st
Spring Semester → October 1st
Summer Semester → February 1st

ACTIVE MILITARY & VETERAN RESIDENCY EXCEPTIONS

These exceptions apply to active military and veterans and their immediate family members (spouses or children). To apply for an active military or veteran exception, please fill out a Military Service Exception Form and submit all required documentation. Please note that retroactive residency is not granted.

Please check the sections below to see if you qualify under any of the following military exceptions and then complete the Application for In-State Tuition Based Upon Military Service Exceptions:

Application for In-State Tuition Based Upon Military Service Exceptions

* Examples of additional ties, if requested, include:

  • Proof of the requesting student's Utah employment, including part-time employment for at least 90 days
  • A copy of the requesting student's Utah state income tax return for the most recent tax year filed as a part-year or full-year Utah resident.
  • A copy of the requesting student's lease/rental agreement in the requesting student's name in Utah for at least twelve months prior to the requested term of reclassification.
  • A copy of a utility bill in the requesting student's name in Utah for at least twelve months prior to the requested term of reclassification.

 

Term Deadlines to Submit Application / Certification / Military Forms

All students must submit their residency form by the date listed below. Students will be able to submit additional documents as requested proving physical presence after initial submission. Please note: Applications submitted after the deadline are not guaranteed a decision by the tuition due date.

Term Deadlines to Establish Domiciliary Ties

Students applying under the Undergraduate Policy (One Year Rule) or Graduate Policy must establish their Utah domiciliary ties (driver’s license, voter registration, and vehicle registration) by the deadlines listed below. * Failure to establish ties by the listed deadlines will require students to provide proof of additional Utah ties. 

 

Residency Application Submission Deadline by Semester


JUL
1
Fall Semester
NOV
1
Spring Semester
APR
1
Summer Semester

Domiciliary Tie Deadline by Semester


MAY
1
Fall Semester
OCT
1
Spring Semester
FEB
1
Summer Semester
Residency Office Contact Information:

(801) 581-8761, Option 5
residency@utah.edu