Application for In-State Classification

CITS networking maintenance will be done on April 21st. The application for instate residency will be unavailable from 9 pm - 11pm.  


The Application for In-State Classification is only available to:

  • Persons seeking admission to one of the programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB); or
  • Students recently admitted to a UMB program, who have not yet started classes; or
  • Students recently admitted to a different UMB program than they were previously admitted and enrolled in; or
  • Students who are returning from a Leave of Absence.

Students who previously completed this application but deferred their admission should complete a new application for the actual term and program that the student will be attending as soon as possible. Students who previously completed this application but are now seeking admission for a subsequent term (due to a canceled, declined, or waitlisted application, or an application to an alternate program) should complete a new application for the actual term and program that the student will be attending as soon as possible.

This form is not available to previously enrolled or currently enrolled students who are seeking in-state classification. If you are currently enrolled as an out-of-state student and wish to seek a change in residency classification, please review the instructions for submitting a Petition for In-State Classification.

If you are uncertain as to whether or not you meet the requirements for in-state classification, please read the University System of Maryland VIII-2.70 Policy on Student Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes

Initial Residency Application  Submission Dates  
Term Submission Begin Date

Winter 2025

Monday, July 15, 2024

Spring 2025

Monday, July 15, 2024

DO NOT Submit an application for a term in which you are currently NOT ENROLLED.
Application submission dates for future terms will be open at a later date. 

CLICK HERE - Application for In-State Classification - Office of the Registrar (

Please complete this application on a personal computer using the Firefox or chrome browser. This application should not be completed on a work computer, cell phone or tablet as your firewall/cookies may block access to the full components of this application.

DEADLINE: If you wish to be considered for in-state classification, the Office of the Registrar must receive your Application for In-State Classification prior to the first day of enrollment for the term and program for which you are seeking admission.

  • After the admissions application has been entered for review, we estimate that it will take 10 business days to review your residency application and determine your residency classification if the application is complete.  If additional information is needed, we estimate it will take up-to 21 business days for review and determine residency classification.

  • Please be advised that your residency classification cannot be determined until your completed application is received by the Office of the Registrar.

Helpful Links:

  • Comptroller of Maryland: Request certified copies of Maryland tax returns. Click on LOCATIONS to find your nearest location. 

At Comptroller of Maryland branch offices, the following services are provided with no scheduled appointment:

Provides blank Maryland state tax forms and/or tax booklets.
Answers general tax questions.
Accepts completed Maryland tax returns and/or requested documents.
Provides additional IFTA decals to carriers in good standing and new carriers whose applications have been approved.
Provides certified copies of previously filed Maryland tax returns for individuals with identification.


All inquiries regarding this application should be directed to the Office of the Registrar by calling 410-706-7480 or sending an email to