Appeal Procedures

If you are denied classification as a Florida resident for tuition purposes, you may appeal the decision to the Residency Appeals Committee.  Students should submit the residency appeal form found at, along with a personal statement and any documents not previously submitted, to  Once the appeal has been received, the Committee will obtain the entire residency file for review. 

The Residency Appeals Committee meets once a month to review and render decisions on the appeals that have been presented.  After the meeting, decision letters will be sent to students with appeals.  The decision of the Committee will be the final decision of the University.

Please be aware that residency officers within the Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions and Registrar’s offices will not be able to provide students with information regarding the Committee’s decisions.


 Last Modified 4/19/21