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Change of Residency

Policy Regarding Ohio or Montgomery County Student Residency for State Subsidy and Tuition Surcharge Purposes

Below is the link to the Application for Change of Residency for purposes of tuition.  Please be aware that this process is governed by the Ohio Board of Regents.  The office of Registration and Student Records is obligated to the Ohio Board of Regents and the citizens of Montgomery County to uphold all rules and requirements of residency for tuition purposes.

Please be aware that as part of this process you MAY be asked to provide numerous pieces of documentation that you may consider to be of a personal nature.  These can include but are not limited to, Federal/State tax forms, paycheck stubs, deed/lease, marriage/birth certificates, W2 forms, and numerous other forms that may need to be notarized.  Failure to provide the requested forms will result in the rejection of your petition.  All forms must be provided by the deadlines listed below.  Also, please be aware that by state law and college policy, reclassification will not be retroactive to any previous term.

Residency Dates

Term Start Date Deadline
Fall Term 2020 July 13, 2020 August 14, 2020
Fall Registered "12" Week Only September 07, 2020 September 11, 2020
Fall Registered "B" Term Only October 05, 2020 October 09, 2020
Spring Term 2021 November 09, 2020 December 11, 2020
Spring Registered "12" Week Only January 25, 2021 January 29, 2021
Spring Registered "B" Term Only March 01, 2021 March 05, 2021
Summer Term 2021 March 29, 2021 April 30, 2021


Steps for Applying for Residency Change

  1. Click on link below and open application, read thoroughly.
  2. Print and fill out application completely.
  3. Upload completed and signed application (signatures are required on pages 2 and 4) through Sinclair's Secure Document Upload tile on   Make sure to select Registration and Student Records.
  4. All correspondence will be sent through Sinclair Email. An email with a checklist of required documentation will be sent to you along with a deadline date.   
  5. Submit all required documentation required from the checklist through the Secure Document Upload tile on by the required deadline.

Click here for Change of Residency Application