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Residency Policy Toolkit

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To assist you with completing the residency policy exemption process, here are some examples of documents that can be used to verify your exempt status. They are sorted by the different types of exemptions. Generally, a student will only need to present ONE of the available options to verify an exemption.

Living With Parent(s)

Official documents need to include the name of the UWM Student and the parent(s) with whom the student will be living.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Notarized Letter
  • Tax Forms

Living With Legal Guardian(s)

Official documents need to include the name of the UWM Student and the guardian(s) with whom the student will be living.

  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Notarized Letter
  • Tax Forms
  • Letter of Authority or Guardianship from the Courts
  • Written Power of Attorney from the Parent(s)
  • Parent(s)' Last Will and Testament

Married

Official documents need to include the name of the UWM Student and the student's spouse.

  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Tax Forms
  • Marriage License

Domestic Partnership

Official documents need to include the name of the UWM Student and the student's partner.

  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Declaration of Domestic Partnership

Student is a Custodial Parent

Official documents need to include the name of the UWM Student and the student's child(ren).

  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Notarized Letter
  • Tax Forms
  • Letter of Authority or Guardianship from the Courts

Student is a Veteran

  • Form DD214