Armed Forces means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the reserve forces of those groups and does not include the National Guard or any other reserve force.
Continuously Resided means you have maintained a physical presence in Idaho for 12 consecutive months. As an independent student you must have continuously resided in Idaho for the 12 months prior to the term for which residency is sought. Evidence of physical presence in Idaho might include: utility statements, rental agreement, bank statements, documentation from an Idaho employer, etc.
Domicile is an individual’s true, fixed and permanent home and place of habitation; it is the place where the individual intends to remain and expects to return to when leaving without establishing a new domicile elsewhere.
Full-time employment means 30 works per week or 120 hours per month.
Non-resident student means you meet one of the following:
- Do not qualify for residency under the above options; or
- Attend an institution with financial assistance from another country or governmental unit or agency thereof, such non-residency continuing for 1 year after completion of the term for which such assistance is last provided; or
- Are not a citizen of the United States, unless you can provide verification of lawful presence in the United States. “Lawful presence” is verified through the means set forth in Idaho Code, 67-7903. As a non-citizen who can provide verification of lawful presence in the United States, you must meet one of the seven pathways to establish residency set forth above.
Primarily Educational Purposes means enrollment in 12 or more credit hours in any term during the past 12 months.
Support means financial support given to the student during the twelve (12) months preceding the opening date of the term for which resident status is requested, but shall not include educational scholarships or grants provided to the student to attend a post-secondary educational institution.