Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) permits exemption from paying non-resident tuition fees for certain eligible California high school graduates.
To qualify for in-state tuition fees under AB 540 you must meet the eligibility requirements for this program. Applicants must submit an AB 540 Affidavit (California Non-Resident Tuition Exemption Request form) to the Office of Admission. AB 540 does not grant residency status; rather, it exempts/waives you from paying non-resident tuition fees. You will continue to be classified as a non-resident.
For information about how and when to submit the AB 540 Affidavit, contact the Office of Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following are required for AB 540 eligibility:
The California Dream Act of 2011 allows students who meet AB 540 criteria to apply for and receive certain state and institutional financial assistance programs. See Grants or Scholarships for more information.