Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Resident Assistants and Fellows

Teaching Assistants (TA), Graduate Assistants (GA), Research Assistants (RA) and Fellows can be considered for residency for tuition purposes in New York State after one term.

If all other requirements are met, a GA/TA/RA or Fellow may qualify for residency for tuition purposes in their second term. The Residency Application for New York State Tuition Purposes must be used and appropriate documentation must still be provided for a one term period of time.

Application Filing Deadlines

  • Summer Term: June 1
  • Fall Term: September 1
  • Winter Session: January 15
  • Spring Term: February 15

If you’ve submitted a residency application and have not received a decision from our office, you are still responsible for paying the amount due by the billing due date.   Failure to pay the amount due will result in a late payment fee.  You should also be aware of the financial liability deadlines, as these may occur while you are waiting for a decision from our office.

Communications are conducted through UB email, United States mail, or telephone. You will receive an approval or denial letter in the mail once a decision has been made.

  • If applying for Winter/Spring - Documents must be dated September 15th of that year or prior.
  • If applying for Summer/Fall - Documents must be dated February 1st of that year or prior.

If the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.