Presentation on theme: "Non-Resident Waiver also known as AB540 Admission & Records Office Riverside City College."— Presentation transcript:
Non-Resident Waiver also known as AB540 Admission & Records Office Riverside City College
What is AB540? A California law that allows students who meet certain requirements to pay in-state tuition at all public colleges and universities in California
Why is AB 540 important? Cost Per Unit for Non- Residents: - $183 (out-of-state) plus - $26 (in-state) Cost Per Unit for Residents: - $26 Total Cost for 1 semester at full time status (12 units): $183 + $26 = $209 $209 x 12 = $2508 Total Cost for 1 semester at full time status (12 units): $26 x 12 = $312 The difference between in-state and out-of state tuition are significant
How can I qualify for AB 540? California HS attendance: 3 or more years AND California HS diploma, GED or CA H.S. proficiency exam, Certificate of Completion Undocumented students must file an affidavit (a written promise) with the college stating he/she has filed an application to legalize immigration status or will do so when eligible. The information that a student shares with a college or university is protected by federal law. The information cannot be shared with anyone, including immigration officials.
How do I apply? Application for Admissions online at Complete the Non-Resident Waiver form available online at
Additional Information AB540 students are not eligible for State aid Undocumented students are not eligible for state or federal financial aid Students with B1, B2, F1,F2,J1,J2 visas are not eligible for this exemption Students living out of state and enrolled in online courses are not eligible for this exemption
Questions? Contact: Lilia Acevedo at (951) or via