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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 2024 July 15, 2024 August 9, 2024
Fall Registered "12" Week Only September 03, 2024 September 06, 2024
Fall Registered "B" Term Only October 01, 2024 October 11, 2024
Spring Term 2025 November 04, 2024 December 06, 2024
Spring Registered "12" Week Only January 20, 2025 January 24, 2025
Spring Registered "B" Term Only February 24, 2025 February 28, 2025
Summer Term 2025 March 24, 2025 April 25, 2025


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 on by the required deadline. 
    *To find Secure Document Upload, enter Secure Document Upload in the search and click the star to favorite or directly click on it to upload.

Access form for: Change of Residency Application Status