Returning and Non-Degree Student Application

Your residency for tuition purposes determines your in-state or out-of- state status and may impact your admission, tuition, scholarship or financial aid eligibility. North Carolina residency for tuition purposes is governed by North Carolina state law. More information about North Carolina residency for tuition purposes can be found at

If you claim to be a resident of North Carolina for tuition purposes, you must complete the residency process with the Residency Determination Service (RDS) at You will receive a Residency Certification Number (RCN) which should be provided to the Admissions Office, when available.

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