Residency reclassification forms

Fall 2022/Winter 2023/Spring 2023 Petitions for Residency Reclassification

Please be advised that the Fall 2022 petition submission cycle has closed. Petitions will be accepted for Winter 2023 from November 1, 2022 - January 3, 2023 and for Spring 2023 from December 5, 2022 - January 25, 2023. Students are required to submit their petitions by mail or in-person to the office. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Please email Residency Reclassification Services at resclass@umd.edu for assistance if needed.

Petition for Change in Residency Status

Students wishing to apply for a change to in-state status after their initial semester will need to complete the Petition for Change in Residency Status form.

Winter 2021 and thereafter
Complete Petition to Change in Residency Status
Refer to the Residency Petition Checklist regarding documentation required for your petition.

Nonresident Exemption for Eligible Maryland High School Graduates

To request a change in residency based on the Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Eligible Maryland High School Graduates, complete this form and the required supporting documents listed within the body of the form. For your convenience, refer to this checklist.

Maryland Income Tax Returns

All petitioners will be required to submit Comptroller copies of Maryland Income Tax returns.

To obtain a Comptroller copy of your state returns, visit Request a Copy of Returns and click on Form 129. Please have all certified returns sent to your home address.

OR

You can visit one of the branch locations found here.

This process could take as long as 15 business days. Please take this into consideration as you prepare your petition and supporting documents for submission by the established deadline dates for the semester that you are petitioning for reclassification. To obtain a copy in-person, please consider visiting your local branch.

Military Personnel

Refer to this checklist regarding documentation required for receiving in-state tuition exemption as a military personnel or spouse/dependent of such.

The following policy shall be applied to all military personnel student tuition classification decisions effective Winter term 2021 and thereafter:

       Policy on Student Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes
       See Section IV. Criteria For Temporary Qualification of Non-Residents For In-State Status.

USM Employee

Refer to this checklist regarding documentation required for receiving in-state tuition exemption as a USM employee or spouse/dependent of such.

Contact us at resclass@umd.edu if you have any questions about identifying the form relevant to your situation.