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Residency status is determined in accordance with the Rules and Regulations for Determining Residence Status, published by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and pursuant to Title 3, Texas Education Code.

In order to request a change in residency status for a given semester, select and submit the appropriate residency form(s) by the Official Day of Record found in the Academic Calendar. The contact information is listed below.
Semester Deadline
Spring 2014 January 29, 2014
May Term 2014 May 13, 2014
Summer I 2014 June 5, 2014
Summer II 2014 June 10, 2014
Summer III 2014 July 10, 2014
Fall 2014 September 10, 2014
Winter 2014 December 16, 2014
Spring 2015 February 4, 2015
May Term 2015 May 19, 2015
Summer I 2015 June 4, 2015
Summer II 2015 June 9, 2015
Summer III 2015 July 9, 2015
New Undergraduate and Graduate Students
The residency classification for applicants who have never attended UH-Downtown and students, who will register or have already registered for their first semester at UH-Downtown, is processed in the Office of Admissions. If you are a first time applicant or will be registering at UH-Downtown for the first time, please direct all residency questions to 713-221-8063 or send an email to

UH-Downtown Office of Admissions
One Main Street, N-350
Houston, TX 77002-1001

Former and Continuing Students
Former and continuing UHD students must return this form to the Registrar’s Office. Please contact the Registrar’s Office regarding questions or reclassification of residency status for tuition purposes at 713-221-8999 or

UH-Downtown Registrar's Office
One Main Street, N-330
Houston , TX 77002-1001


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