Texas Residency Established

Rules and Regulations for determining residence status are set by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. THECB residency information can be found at CollegeforTexans.com.

Under state statutes and Coordinating Board rules and regulations interpreting those statutes, a student or prospective student is classified as a resident of Texas if he/she:

36-month rule

Graduated from a public or accredited private high school or receiving a GED in this state and residing in Texas the 36 months immediately preceding the date of graduation or receipt of a GED; and living in Texas 12 months preceding the census date of the academic semester in which the student enrolls in an institution.

Transferring In

Transferred from another Texas public institution of higher education after continuous enrollment (enrolled in the previous fall and/or spring term) where you were classified as a Texas resident.

Establishing Domicile

Established a domicile and maintaining residence in Texas 12 months prior to the term of enrollment or by being a dependent of a Texas resident.

For a list of "Acceptable Residency Documentation" please click here.



We’re Here to Help

If you need further assistance or have questions regarding residency holds, please contact the Office
of Student Recordsthrough the following means:

Residency Assistance In-Person
Spring 2024 Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8am - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
First Saturday of the Month 9am - 1pm

Fletcher Administration Building (FAB)
Welcome Center (2nd floor)
1819 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Office Number: 210-486-0640
Email: sac-residency@alamo.edu

updated 04.2024