House Bill 1079 Affidavit of Residency

Students may be eligible to pay resident tuition rates if they meet all of the following 3 criteria:

  • Received a diploma from a Washington high school or the equivalent of a diploma in Washington State.
  • Lived in Washington for at least 3 calendar years (not school years) prior to receiving their diploma or its equivalent.
  • Continuously resided in Washington since receiving the high school diploma or its equivalent.

Students who meet all of the above criteria are required to provide a completed Washington Higher Education Residency Affidavit to the Admissions Office verifying they will file an application to become a U.S. Permanent Resident at the earliest opportunity.


Enrollment Services
One-Stop Building 22
Phone: 360-596-5241
Fax: 360-596-5709


Fall, Winter, Spring
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. / Mon, Tues, Thurs
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. / Wed
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Fri
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. / Mon-Thurs
Closed on Fridays

Submit Information:

The Residence Questionnaire and supporting documentation should be submitted in person to the Enrollment Services office in Building 25. Bring original documents. Copies made by students are not acceptable.