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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 2020: August 3, 2020 – September 4, 2020
  • Winter 2021: November 2, 2020 – December 4, 2020
  • Spring 2021: February 1, 2021 – March 5, 2021
  • Fall 2021: August 2, 2021 – September 3, 2021

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 2020: October 1, 2020
  • Winter 2021: January 4, 2021
  • Spring 2021: March 29, 2021
  • Fall 2021: September 23, 2021

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