Certificate of Residency Information To qualify for a reduced tuition rate, students attending community college in NYS must submit to their college an application verifying residency in New York State during the past year. Below is the affidavit form needed and helpful hints on completing the form and obtaining acceptable documentation.
To qualify for in-state tuition, a student must submit a Certificate of Residence. Failure to submit a Certificate of Residence will result in the student being billed the out-of-state tuition rate. Applications cannot be submitted sooner than 60 days before classes start and must be obtained within 30 days of classes beginning.