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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.

Residency Forms

Core Residency Questions
Semester Deadline
May Term 2018May 15, 2018
Summer I 2018June 7, 2018
​Summer II 2018​June 12, 2018
​Summer III 2018​July 12, 2018
​Summer 6WK I 2018​May 24, 2018
​Summer 6WK II 2018​July 9, 2018
​Fall 2018
​September 5, 2018


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​

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

Former and Continuing Studen​ts 

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, N330
Houston , TX 77002-1001

Office of Student Affairs
Last updated 4/12/2018 7:48 AM