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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 2021 July 12, 2021 August 13, 2021
Fall Registered "12" Week Only September 06, 2021 September 10, 2021
Fall Registered "B" Term Only October 04, 2021 October 08, 2021
Spring Term 2022 November 08, 2021 December 10, 2021
Spring Registered "12" Week Only January 24, 2022 January 28, 2022
Spring Registered "B" Term Only February 28, 2022 March 04, 2022
Summer Term 2022 March 28, 2022 April 29, 2022


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.

Access form for: Change of Residency Application Status