Students must work 1,560 hours minimum over the 12 consecutive months, averaging at least 30 hours each week, with Iowa tax withheld from their pay by employers and demonstrated by regular pay statements.  *Remember you must have all of your pay statements for hours worked through the final day of your qualifying year and all other documentation noted on the page 4 checklist when submitting your complete application.  Applications for the current semester will not be accepted after the 15th day of class.

 

Applications for Resident Classification should be submitted as follows:

  • Students applying for residency for Summer should submit their complete application shortly after May 1 (as soon as your pay statement including the working day of April 30 is available)
    • Summer 2021:  The qualifying year will be May 17, 2020 to May 15,021
    • Summer 2022:  The qualifying year will be May 16, 2021 to May 14, 2022.

 

  • Students applying to be new Residents for Fall should submit their complete application shortly after July 1 (as soon as your pay statement including the working day of June 30 is available)
    • Fall 2021:  The qualifying year will be August 23, 2020 - August 21, 2021.
    • Fall 2022:  The qualifying year will be August 22, 2021 to August 20, 2022.

 

  • Students applying for residency for Spring should submit their complete application shortly after November 1 (as soon as your pay statement including the working day of October 31 is available)
    • Spring 2022:  The qualifying year will be January 24, 2021 - January 15, 2022.   

 

PDF iconApplication for Resident Classification for Tuition and Fees

Missing a suggested submission date means you may initially receive a non-resident tuition bill which you are obligated to pay.   If you are later determined to be a resident for tuition purposes a credit may be applied to your account.