the State of Alabama within a 50-mile radius of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. Students from Jackson, Holmes, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington counties in the State of Florida are eligible for in-state tuition. 2. An individual claiming to be a resident shall certify by a signed statement each of the following: a. A specific address or location within the State of Alabama as his or her residence. b. An intention to remain at this address indefinitely. c. Possession of more substantial connections with the State of Alabama than with any other state. D. Although certification of an address and an intent to remain in the state indefinitely shall be prerequisites to establishing status as a resident, ultimate determination of that status shall be made by the institution by evaluating the continuous presence or absence of connections with the State of Alabama during the previous twelve (12) months. This evaluation shall include the consideration of all of the following connections: 1. Consideration of the location of high school graduation 2. Payment of Alabama state income taxes as a resident. 3. Ownership of a residence or other real property in the state and payment of state ad valorem taxes on the residence or property. 4. Full-time employment in the state. 5. Residence in the state of a spouse, parent(s), or children. 6. Previous periods of residency in the state continuously for one year or more. 7. Voter registration and voting in the state; more significantly, continuing voter registration in the state that initially occurred at least one year prior to the initial registration of the student at a public institution of higher education in Alabama. 8. Possession of state or local licenses to do business or practice a profession in the state. 9. Ownership of personal property in the state, payment of state taxes on property, possession of state license plates. 10. Continuous physical presence in the state for a purpose other than attending school, except for temporary absences for travel, military service, and temporary employment. 11. Membership in religious, professional, business, or social organizations in the state. 12. Maintenance of checking and savings accounts, safe deposit boxes, or investment accounts in the state. 13. In-state address shown on selective service registration, driver’s license, automobile title registration, hunting and/or fishing license, insurance policies, stock and bond registrations, last will and testament, annuities, or retirement plans. E. Students determined to be eligible for resident tuition will maintain that eligibility upon re- enrollment within one full academic year of their most previous enrollment unless there is evidence that the student subsequently has abandoned resident status, for example, by registering to vote in another state. Students failing to re-enroll within one full academic year must establish eligibility upon re-enrollment.

II. Non-Resident Student (additional persons for resident tuition)


2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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