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Residence for Tuition Purposes: Filing Dates and Deadlines

Find out the filing period for Change of Classification Filing.

Change of classification filing period

The change of classification filing period is from:

  • Fall 2017: August 1, 2017 – September 5, 2017
  • Winter 2018:  November 1, 2017 – December 5, 2017
  • Spring 2018:  February 1, 2018 – March 5, 2018
  • Fall 2018: August 1, 2018 – September 5, 2018

Note:  You may submit your packet as of the first filing date listed above and no later than the last date of the filing period. Late packets are not accepted. Packets submitted at the end of the filing period are not guaranteed review before the fee payment deadline.


Residence determination dates

The residence determination date is the day instruction begins at the last of the University of California campuses to open for the quarter. (For schools on the semester system, the day instruction begins for the semester.)

To be considered a resident of California, you must establish your physical presence at least 366 days prior to the dates below in addition to all other requirements listed on the website. Additional residence determination dates are available through the UC Office of the General Council's website.

  • Fall 2017: September 28, 2017
  • Winter 2018: January 8, 2018
  • Spring 2018: April 2, 2018
  • Fall 2018: September 27, 2018

Note: Your dated material should begin 366 days prior to the residence determination date.