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Subchapter 1. Student Residence Classification. Residence Classification Procedures.   

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

(b) The student shall be required to present evidence of physical presence in California, intent to make California the home for other than a temporary purpose and, if the student was classified as a nonresident in the preceding term, financial independence.

(c) Community college districts shall require applicants to supply information as specified in this subchapter and may require additional information as deemed necessary.

(d) The district shall weigh the information provided by the student and determine whether the student has clearly established that he or she has been a resident of California for one year prior to the residence determination date.

(e) Applicants shall certify their answers on residence questionnaires under oath or penalty of perjury.

(f) Pursuant to section 54300, the district may authorize any information required by this section to be submitted electronically using electronic signatures in lieu of manual signatures as specified in section 54300.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 68044

Education Code 70901

Education Code 70901.1


Education Code 68044

Education Code 68062

Education Code 70901.1

(Amended by Register 2006, No. 17.)