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Residency Classification Guide

Paragraph 6: Evidence to be Considered for Establishment of Domicile

If a person asserts that he or she has established domicile in this State he or she has the burden of proving that he or she has done so. Such a person is entitled to provide to public higher educational institution by which he seeks to be classified or reclassified as in-state, any and all evidence, which he or she believes will sustain his or her burden of proof. Said institution will consider any and all evidence provided to it concerning such claim of domicile but will not treat any particular type or item of such evidence as conclusive evidence that domicile has or has not been established.

Authority: Public Acts of Tennessee, 1839-1840, chapter 98, Section 5 and Public Acts of Tennessee, 1807, chapter 64, Administrative History: Original rule filed November 23, 1976; effective December 23, 1976; Repeal and new rule filed May 27, 1986; effective August 12, 1986.

 

1 Intent

 

To help you understand residency regulations at the University of Tennessee Knoxville see the section Frequently Asked Questions.

2 Definitions
3 Rules for Determination Status
4 Out-of-State Students Who Are Not Required to Pay Out-of-State Tuition
5 Presumption
6 Evidence To Be Considered for Establishment of Domicile
7 Appeal
8 Effective Date for Reclassification

Contact Information

Anne Smethers - Undergraduate Students

Carla Poore - Graduate Students

Janet Hatcher - College of Law Students

Deborah Shepherd - College of Veterinary Medicine Students


The Office of the University Registrar

209 Student Services Building - Knoxville, TN 37996-0200
Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except holidays.

 

Telephone calls for the Office of the University Registrar are answered by One Stop Express Student Services Center (865-974-1111) located at Hodges Library Ground Floor, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard. To contact University Registrar staff please refer to Staff Listing.

 

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