Residency is a combination of three factors: physical presence, intent to remain in California indefinitely, and a valid immigration status. Please review the following to determine if you are eligible to apply. Residency determination can take 2 to 4 weeks to complete.

Applying for Residency:

Term Residence Determination Date Application Deadline
Fall September 20th October 1st
Spring January 25th March 1st
Summer June 1st July 1st

Follow the 3 steps below:

  1. Read instruction:
  2. Download, completely fill out, and sign the Residence Questionnaire [pdf].
  3. Upload the signed Residence Questionnaire and any supporting documents. We do not accept paper copies. 

Appealing a Denied Request