A5000.85 Shawnee Community College Residency for Tuition Purposes

In-District Resident

Students who have occupied a dwelling in the Shawnee Community College District #531 for at least 30 days prior to the start of the semester will be classified as in-district residents.  Verification is made by the address listed on the Admission Information form.  The student signature serves as the affidavit that the information provided is correct.

Acceptable Forms of Residency Verification:

  1. Property Tax statement showing that taxes were paid to Shawnee Community College District #531
  2. Voter Registration Card with in-district address
  3. Driver’s License with in-district address
  4. Rent receipt for an in-district address (if U.S. mail is undeliverable, said residency will be rescinded and student will be moved to out-of-district)

 

Cities and towns in Shawnee Community College District #531:

Alto Pass

Elco

Metropolis

Pulaski

Anna

Goreville

Mill Creek

Simpson

Belknap

Grand Chain

Miller City

Tamms

Boles

Grand Tower*

Mound City

Thebes

Brookport

Grantsburg

Mounds

Tunnel Hill

Buncombe

Jonesboro

New Burnside*

Ullin

Cache

Joppa

Olive Branch

Unity

Cairo

Karnak

Olmsted

Villa Ridge

Cobden

Makanda*

Ozark*

Vienna

Cypress

McClure

Perks

Wolf Lake

Dongola

 

 

 

 

*Towns with asterisks must be verified by Tax Statement or Voter Registration Card showing District #531 because some parts of the town are in the Shawnee Community College District #531 and some are not.

 

Out-of-District Resident

A student whose residency is not within the District of Shawnee Community College #531, but is within the State of Illinois will be considered as out-of-district students.

 

Special Residency

Students enrolled in courses at Shawnee Community College District #531 will be considered in-district if they are employed at least 35 hours per week by an entity located in the district, or are enrolled in a course that is being provided under terms of a contract for services between the employing entity and the college.  Students must produce a letter from an in-district employer stating that the student does meet the guidelines.

 

Changing from Out-of-District to In-District

If changing from out-of-district status, verification and a signed affidavit stating intention of establishing permanent residency are required 30 days prior to the start of the semester.