Residency Verification Process


A community college student may qualify for the resident tuition rate if s/he is a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or has a qualifying immigration status and meets both of the following conditions on or prior to the first day of class:

a)  Continuously resided in the State of New York for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes. (A student who has attended a high school in New York City or State for the two semesters immediately prior to the first day of classes satisfies this condition).

b)  Continuously resided in New York City for the last six (6) months immediately preceding the first day of classes. (A student who has attended a high school in New York City in the semester immediately prior to the first day of classes satisfies this condition).