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How do I establish residency?

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A resident must live in the Moraine Valley Community College district at least 30 days prior to the start of the semester and meet at least one of these criteria:

* Under 18 whose parents or legal guardians reside in the college district;
* Under 18 who is married and who is established in a permanent family residence in the district;
* Under 18 who resides in the district in a dwelling he or she has purchased; and/or
* 18 or older who resides in the district, providing residence was not for the sole purpose of attending the college.

Tuition rates are determined by the legal residence of the student. More details are available in on our Cost and Aid page.