III. Procedure to Determine Resident Status
The procedure for determining resident status for an individual is as follows:

A. Undergraduate Students at Time of Admission
  1. The Director of Admissions, or designee, shall determine the initial resident status of new undergraduate students.

  2. If an individual disagrees with the initial decision of the Admissions Office, that individual must file a properly completed Application for Resident Status with the Registrar's Office. The Application for Resident Status must be received before the seventh day after the first day of classes during the semester or term in which the individual is first enrolled at CMU. The Registrar's Office shall consider the Application for Resident Status and provide the individual with a written decision. If the individual continues to disagree with that decision, the individual may file an appeal following the procedures set forth in Article IV, below.
B. Graduate Students at Time of Admission
  1. The Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, or designee, shall determine the initial resident status of new graduate students prior to the first registration.

  2. If an individual disagrees with the initial decision of the College of Graduate Studies, that individual must file a properly completed Application for Resident Status with the Registrar's Office. The Application for Resident Status must be received before the seventh day after the first day of classes during the semester or term in which the individual is first enrolled at CMU. The Registrar's Office shall consider the Application for Resident Status and provide the individual with a written decision. If the individual disagrees with that decision, the individual may file an appeal following the procedures set forth in Article IV, below.
C. All Students Requesting a Change in Resident Status

The procedure for determining whether a non-resident student has acquired Michigan resident status is as follows:

An individual must file a properly completed Application for Resident Status with the Registrar, or designee. The Application for Resident Status must be received before the seventh day after the first day of classes during the semester or term in which the student is seeking the resident status. The Registrar, or designee, shall consider the Application for Resident Status and provide the individual with a written decision. If the individual disagrees with that decision, the individual may file an appeal following the procedures set forth in Article IV.

Revised March 6, 2006