BP 5015 Residence Determination - Board Policies, Chapter 5 Student Services

  • Reference: Education Code Sections 68040; 76140; Title 5, Sections 54000, et seq.
  • Board Approved: 11/09/05
  • Reviewed and Reapproved: 8/11/10

Students shall be classified at the time of each application for admission or registration as a resident or nonresident student.

A resident is any person who has been a bona fide resident of California for at least one year on the residence determination date. The residence determination date shall be the day immediately preceding the first day of a semester or summer session for which the student applies to attend.

Residence classification shall be made for each student at the time applications for admission are accepted or registration occurs and whenever a student has not been in attendance for more than one semester. A student previously classified as a nonresident may be reclassified as of any residence determination date.

The President/Superintendent shall enact procedures to assure that residence determinations are made in accordance with Education Code and Title 5 regulations.

See Administrative Procedure #5015.