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Special Instructions TAs/GAs/RAs/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 (PDF) 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: July 15
  • Winter Session: December 1
  • Spring Term: December 1

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

PLEASE NOTE: 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 15th of that year or prior.

Last updated: April 17, 2017 4:59 pm EST