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Residency General Information


 Undergraduate Students
Vet Med & Pharmacy Students

Office of the Registrar
French Administration Building, Room 346

PO Box 641035
Washington State University
Pullman, WA  99164-1035

phone:  (509) 335-5346
fax:   (509) 335-7823


 Graduate Students

The Graduate School
French Administration Building, Room 324
PO Box 641030
Washington State University
Pullman, WA  99164-1030

phone:  (509) 335-6424
fax:   (509) 335-1949


  • Deadline date for submission after you have met all requirements:  30th day of classes of the semester for which you are seeking residency. -- WSU Academic calendar
  • Questionnaire and supporting documentation must be received by the appropriate office by the deadline date.
  • Enter information onto the form, print, sign, date and submit the form to the appropriate office, along with your supporting documentation.
  • Information must be complete and correct.
  • If the document is listed as required, then it must be submitted.  Please provide only what is required. 
  • Questionnaire will not be processed until all supporting documentation is received.
  • Documentation may be mailed or submitted in person.
  • Decisions on resident status are based on documentary evidence submitted, which become a part of your file and are not returned.
  • Questionnaires are reviewed in the order they are received.
  • The timeline to review and process questionnaires and supporting documentation can vary between 3-6 weeks, depending upon the time of year.  Please plan accordingly.
  • Approval will be sent to your WSU official email. Denials are provided in letter format.
  • You are responsible for paying the resident portion of their fees while awaiting a determination of their residency status.  WSU Cost of attendance.