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Chapter 1. California State University Subchapter 5. Administration Article 4. Nonresident Tuition Nonresident Tuition Exemption for California High School Students   

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(a) Any student, other than a student who is nonimmigrant alien under Title 8, United States Code, Section 1101(a)(15), shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at any California State University campus if he or she:

(1) Attended high school in California for three or more years.

(2) Graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent of such graduation; and

(3) Registered for or enrolled in a course offered by a California State University campus for any term commencing on or after January 1, 2002.

(b) Any student seeking an exemption under subdivision (a) shall complete a questionnaire furnished by the California State University campus of enrollment verifying eligibility for this nonresident tuition exemption and may be required to provide verification documentation in addition to the information required by the questionnaire. Nonpublic student information so provided shall not be disclosed except pursuant to law.

(c) In addition to the requirements of subdivision (a), any student without lawful immigration status shall file with the California State University campus an affidavit of enrollment on a form furnished by the campus stating that he or she has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status or will file such an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.

(d) A student seeking this tuition exemption has the burden of providing evidence of compliance with the requirements of this section.

(e) Nothing herein modifies eligibility standards or requirements for any form of student financial aid.

NOTE

Authority cited:

Education Code 68130.5

Education Code 89030

Reference:

Education Code 68130.5

(Added By Register 2002, No. 15)