Change of New York State Residency Status
out what you need and collect your documentation before you are
eligible to file. If your official residency has changed, or you feel
that your residency status has been evaluated incorrectly, contact the appropriate admissions office (Graduate or Undergraduate) for forms and information. The initial deadline
for filing your request for review, with all required documentation, is
the day before the first day of classes for the semester; we strongly
recommend that you meet this early deadline. The final deadline is the last day of classes for the semester.
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Change of Registration/Program Adjustment
your bill is due, but you changed your program and want to pay only the
adjusted bill before the due date, you may do so via your account on CUNYfirst.
early. If aid you expected is not on the bill, resolve any problems
before the bill due date. Some aid programs require that you declare
your major by a certain point in your academic career in order to
continue to receive aid. Be sure to complete the Declaration of Major
form, get departmental signature(s), and submit it to the Registrar's
Office as soon as possible, but no later than the end of the first three
weeks of the semester for which you need it to be effective.
the purpose of cancellation only, anticipated aid, when visible on your
account, constitutes a payment and will hold your registration.
If you become ineligible early for all aid originally posted to your bill and made no payment yourself, your registration may be canceled for nonpayment. If you become ineligible after nonpayment cancellations, you may
still be registered and responsible for any balance due. If you are not
going to attend class, you must drop the courses in accordance with the
deadlines for that semester.
Check your account carefully. If it is not correct, resolve any problem(s) before the bill is due.
Note: If the problem is not resolved before your bill's due date, you will have to make payment to avoid possible cancellation of your registration.