On April 19, 2007, the Board of Higher Education adopted a new systemwide policy governing residency status for tuition classification purposes, i.e., whether a student can be eligible for in-state tuition at Massachusetts' public higher education institutions. This policy went into effect on July 1, 2007. All Department of Higher Education approved forms, guidance documents and interpretive memoranda are included below.
Residency Status Policy
In-State Tuition Eligibility Form
List of Documents for use in Lawful Immigrant determinations
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals