Legal residency determines the amount of tuition a student is charged. Non-residents may become residents of California after one year at Berkeley Law if they take appropriate steps and meet certain eligibility requirements.
There are several aspects involved with determining residency and students should use the links below to become familiar with the process. Note that some of the information on these sites is intended for undergraduate students.
- U.C. Berkeley Office of the Registrar’s residency deadlines
Entering first-year students should complete their Statement of Legal Residence by the June 1 deadline communicated by the Admissions Office. Entering transfer students should submit their SLR immediately after it becomes available.
For more information or questions regarding residency, please contact the campus Residence Affairs Unit via one of the following methods:
Residence Affairs Unit
Office of the Registrar
University of California, Berkeley
120 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-5404