As approved by the GSU Board of Trustees, to qualify for in-state tuition you need to live in Illinois for at least six months.
GSU Policy 10, “Applicants
on F-1 visas or any other temporary visa are not eligible to be
classified as residents of the State of Illinois for tuition purposes,
regardless of actual length of residence in the State of Illinois.”
To change your residency status:
- Complete the Change of Residency form and have the form notarized.
- Provide appropriate documentation to support your residency.
- Return the form and documentation to the Office of the Registrar.
- Undocumented students may qualify for In-State Tuition by completing the Residency Affidavit form.