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Resi​de​ncy 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.


Residency Forms

Core Residency Questions


Semester/Term​ Session Deadline
Spring 2022​
MiniFebruary 2, 2022
Spring  2022Regular AcademicFebruary 2, 2022
Spring  2022Eight Week – First February 2, 2022
Spring  2022Eight Week - SecondFebruary 2, 2022​​
​Summer 2022
MiniJune 13, 2022
Summer 2022
Six Week – FirstJune 12, 2022
Summer 2022
Five Week – FirstJune 12, 2022
Summer  2022
Regular Academic June 12, 2022
Summer 2022
Five Week – SecondJune 12, 2022
Summer  2022
Five Week – Second June 12, 2022
Fall  2022
Regular AcademicSeptember 7, 2022
Fall  2022
Eight Week – FirstSeptember 7, 2022
Fall  2022
Eight Week – SecondSeptember 7, 2022

New Undergraduate ​and Graduate Students

The residency classification for applicants who have never attended University of Houston-Downtown and students, who will register or have already registered for their first semester at University of Houston-Downtown, is processed in the Office of Admissions. If you are a first time applicant or will be registering at University of Houston-Downtown for the first time, please direct all residency questions to​

University of Houston-Downtown
Office of Admissions
One Main Street, GSB308
Houston , TX 77002-1001

Former and Continuing Student​s​

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

University of Houston-Downtown
Registrar's Office
One Main Street, N330
Houston , TX 77002-1001

Last updated 3/15/2022 9:14 AM