Residency Clarification and Petition Deadlines

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is a state-supported institution of higher education supported by legislative funds derived from State of Oklahoma tax revenue. As a state tax-supported institution, the University gives preference in tuition to residents of the State of Oklahoma. The University follows the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Policy Statement on Residency Status for Tuition Purposes. The full text of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education policy statement on resident status for tuition purposes can be found at: http://www.okhighered.org/state-system/policy-procedures/2011/Chapter%203-March%202011.pdf, then click on Academic Affairs, then 3.17 Residence Status of Enrolled Students.

The University's definition of the term "resident" may be different from the definitions developed by other, non-university agencies. The University does not recognize declarations of resident status made by other agencies. Thus, a person who is an Oklahoma resident for tax or voting purposes is not necessarily a resident for University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center tuition purposes.

Residency Clarification forms may be found online at: http://www.ouhsc.edu/admissions/Forms/residency_clarification.pdf

Residency Petition forms may be found online at: http://www.ouhsc.edu/admissions/Forms/respet.pdf

Residency Clarification and/or Petition documentation must be received no later than the following dates:

Fall June 1
Spring October 15
Summer I/II March 15

Each residency petition is judged on its own merit using the guidelines and regulations established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. It is the student's responsibility to provide documentation to support a petition for in-state tuition classification. Petitions will be reviewed based upon the merits of the documentation supplied.

Attach appropriate documentation to the clarification or petition form and submit to the Office of Admissions and Records, 941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Basic Sciences Education Building, Room 200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104 . Petitions will be reviewed based upon the merits of the documentation supplied.

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