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  • Summary date: Apr 13 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 116-143.1 to charge persons meeting all of the following the in-State tuition rate at UNC constituent institutions and NC community colleges: (1) the person graduated and received a high school diploma from a school in North Carolina or received a high school equivalency diploma within North Carolina; (2) the person attended NC schools for at least two consecutive years immediately prior to completing high school; (3) if the person does not have lawful immigration status, the person submits an affidavit to the State Education Assistance Authority through the coordinated and centralized residency determination process within 60 days of enrollment asserting that, to the extent permitted under federal law, he or she has filed an application to legalize his or her status or he or she intends to file an application to legalize his or her status upon becoming eligible to do so; and (4) the person is enrolled in a constituent institution or community college. Makes confidential and not a public record any information obtained as part of the process of applying for in-State tuition under these provisions. Effective July 1, 2023, and applies beginning with the 2023-24 academic year.