Graduate School Bulletin - Spring 2006

RESIDENCY POLICY

Council on Postsecondary Education
Administrative Regulation
13 KAR 2:045.

CLASSIFICATION OF RESIDENCY
FOR ADMISSION AND TUITION ASSESSMENT PURPOSES
13 KAR 2:045.
DETERMINATION OF RESIDENCY STATUS FOR ADMISSION AND TUITION ASSESSMENT PURPOSES.
RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 13B, 164.020, 164.030, 164A.330(9)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 164.020(8)

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 164.020(8) requires the Council on Postsecondary Education to determine tuition and approve the minimum qualifications for admission to a state-supported 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.

Section 1. Definitions.

Section 2. Scope

Section 3. Determination of Residency Status; General Rules.

Section 4. Presumptions Regarding Residency Status.

Section 5. Determination of Whether a Student is Dependent or Independent.

Section 6. Effect of a Determination of Dependent or Independent Status on a Determination of Residency Status.

Section 7. Member of Armed Forces of the United States, Spouse and Dependents; Effect on a Determination of Residency Status.

Section 8. Status of Nonresident Aliens; Visas and Immigration.

Section 9. Beneficiaries of a Kentucky Educational Savings Plan Trust.

A beneficiary of a Kentucky Educational Savings Plan Trust shall be granted residency status if the beneficiary meets the requirements of KRS 164A.330(9).

Section 10. Criteria Used in a Determination of Residency Status.

Section 12. Student Responsibilities.

Section 13. Institutional Responsibilities.

Each institution shall:

Section 14. Formal Institutional Hearing.

Section 15. Cost of Formal Hearings.

Revised Effective June 7, 1999

For further information about residency, please contact the Registrar's Office, Funkhouser Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0054. 

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