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All residency applications and supporting documentation for the Spring 2017 term must be received by 4:30pm on Friday, February 10, 2017 to be considered. Please note that all items marked with an asterisk (*) must have accompanying documentation. Applications submitted without supporting documentation will be not be reviewed. If you cannot provide supporting documentation please provide written notice as to why this documentation is either not relevant or available to you.
Section 12(3)(a) of the Classification of Residency for Admission and Tuition Purposes, provided by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education states, “if a student fails to provide, by the date specified by the institution, information required by an institution in a determination of residency status, the student shall be notified that the review has been canceled and that a determination has been made.”
All residency questions should be e-mailed to:Residency@uky.edu.
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Please note Section 3 “Determination of Residency Status: General Rules” of 13 KAR 2:045, “Determination of Residency Status for Admission and Tuition Assessment Purposes.”
ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION 13 KAR 2:045E. DETERMINATION OF RESIDENCY STATUS FOR ADMISSION AND TUITION ASSESSMENT PURPOSES. RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 13B, 164.020, 164.030, 164A.330 STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 164.020
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 164.020 requires the Council on Postsecondary Education to determine tuition and approve the minimum qualifications for admission to a state postsecondary education institution and authorizes the Council to set different tuition amounts for residents of Kentucky and for nonresidents. This administrative regulation establishes the procedure and guidelines for determining the residency status of a student who is seeking admission to, or who is enrolled at, a state-supported postsecondary education institution. Revised Effective April 2, 2010
Policy subject to change without notice.
1. Print a copy of the application and required supporting documentation. If you are unable to view or print the forms, you must contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar to have a form sent to you.
2. Completely fill in all the information on the form. Incomplete applications will be cancelled. Your signature must be notarized.
3. The deadline for residency reclassification requests is 30 calendar days after classes begin each semester.
Return the completed form and all documentation to:Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar
University of Kentucky
100 Funkhouser Building
Lexington KY 40506-0054
FAX (859) 257-3823
Please send questions or comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In accordance with Section 13(2) of 13KAR 2:045, the Residency Review Committee is established to consider appeals of residency determinations made by the Residency Officer. This committee will be convened provided that the student fulfills his/her obligation to request an appeal of their residency determination within 14 days of receipt of their decision letter. For more information regarding the Residency Review Committee, please contact Stephen Barnett, Residency Officer