Residency determines admissions criteria and fee structure for all applicants. Your residency is determined by the information submitted in your application for admission. Information on how residency is determined can be found in the CSUMB Determination of Residence Policy.
If your residency is in question or if you feel as though your residency classification is not accurate, you may complete and submit both forms:
We will use information from these forms to determine or update your residency status.
Spring Semester: Local institution Transfer deadline to submit residency forms - November 15
Fall Semester: FRESHMAN deadline to submit residency forms - January 5
Fall Semester: TRANSFER deadline to submit residency forms - March 15
Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) and Assembly Bill 2000 (AB 2000) are California laws that allows certain nonresidents who meet specified requirements to pay in-state fees (tuition) for California's public colleges and universities.
Any student, other than a nonimmigrant, who meets all of the following requirements, shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California Community Colleges, the California State University and the University of California.
Nonresident students meeting the criteria will be exempt from the payment of nonresident tuition, but they will not be classified as California residents. They will continue to be nonresidents.
Senate Bill 68 (SB68) is a California law that allows certain nonresidents who meet specific CA school education attendance requirements and graduated or will be graduating from a CA high school (or attain the equivalent) or CA Community College (or meet general transfer reqs to the CSU) to pay in-state fees (tuition) for California public colleges and universities. The following attendance and graduation requirements or equivalents must be met.
A total attendance of, or attainment of credits earned while in California equivalent to: three or more years of full-time attendance (or attainment of equivalent credits) with ONE required year being at one of the following:
Additionally, two or more years can be completed at one of the following: