Residency Exemptions


Residency Exemptions

First- and second-year Westminster students may qualify for a residency requirement for the following reasons:

  • The student has an ADA accommodation that prohibits them from living in campus residence halls
  • The student has a demonstrated financial hardship documented in their most recent FAFSA
  • The student is enrolled in 11 credit hours or less on the first day of class for reasons other than ADA accommodations
  • The student is married or has legally dependent children
  • The student is 21 years of age on the first day of classes
  • The student is enrolled part-time for reasons other than ADA accommodations

To apply for a residency exemption, complete a Residency Exemption Application in eRezLife.

Deadlines

Fall Semesters

Current Students

Apply for a fall semester residency exemption by March 31. Decision notifications will be made by April 20.

Incoming Students

Apply for a fall semester residency exemption by June 15. Decision notifications will be made by July 1.

Spring Semesters

Apply for a spring semester residency exemption by Dec. 1. Decision notifications will be made by Dec. 8.

Request a Residency Exemption

Contact

Email any questions to exemptions@westminstercollege.edu.