Residency Determination

UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS:

If you are a new, incoming, or current undergraduate or graduate student, and you wish to request a residency classification, submit an application using the Residency Determination Service (RDS).

RDS is the entity responsible for all classifications of residency in North Carolina.  

  • To begin the process, visit www.NCresidency.org
  • All student inquiries about initial determinations, reconsiderations or appeals, should be directed to RDS, the sole authority for undergraduate residency determinations.  You may reach RDS by telephone or email:

GRADUATE STUDENTS WITH APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED, UNDER REVIEW OR INCOMPLETE

If you have an application that has been submitted, is under review or incomplete you can check the status of your application here.