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Board of Regents Policy 6.209 Board of Regents Policy 6.209



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Undocumented Students

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Regents Policy Chapter 6, Tuition, Financial Assistance, and Fees
Regents Policy RP 6.209, Undocumented Students
Effective Date:  Feb. 21, 2013
Prior Dates Amended: Oct. 31, 2014 (recodified)
Review Date:  August 2018

I. Purpose

To set forth policy regarding undocumented students.

II. Definitions

“Undocumented students” are students who are not US citizens, legal permanent residents, or non-immigrant aliens; and do not possess legal documentation of their status.

III. Board of Regents Policy

    A. Undocumented students are students who are not US citizens, legal permanent residents, or non-immigrant aliens; and do not possess legal documentation of their status.

    B. Undocumented students who meet all of the following conditions shall be considered residents of Hawai‘i for purposes of tuition, financial assistance, and university program participation to the full extent permitted under federal law and not specifically prohibited in Hawai‘i Administrative Rules:

        1. Establish residency by domiciling (conduct an overt action that demonstrates intent to make Hawai‘i the place of permanent residency) and being physically present in Hawai‘i for 12 months, as per HAR 20-4;

        2. Attended a public or private high school in the United States for at least three years, and graduated from a public or private high school or attained the equivalent thereof in the United States; and

        3. Filed for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); or has filed an application for legal immigration status; or has filed an affidavit with the university affirming the student’s intent to file such application as soon as the student is able.

IV. Delegation of Authority

There is no policy specific delegation of authority.

V. Contact Information

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 956-7075, risad@hawaii.edu

VI. References


VII. Exhibits and Appendices

No Exhibits and Appendices found

Approved

    approved as to Form:    
    Cynthia Quinn    
    October 31, 2014    
    Date    
    Executive Administrator and Secretary of the Board of Regents

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