O. Box 680 Silver City, New Mexico 88062
575-538-6629 Fax 575-538-6316
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: All freshmen (first time in college students) and students with less than 32 semester credit hours residing outside of the tri-county area (Grant, Luna, or Hidalgo counties in New Mexico) are required to live in University owned and operated residential facilities.
- a. Exceptions are made for students residing with their parent or legal guardian; the parent’s or legal guardian’s permanent address must be within the tri-county area prior to freshman move-in date.
- b. Other exceptions are students who are at least 21 years of age by the first day of class; students who are married; and students providing support to dependents. Failure to comply with this rule is a violation of University policy and will result in a hold being placed on the Student’s account.
To request an exemption from this rule, please complete the Request for Exemption from Housing Residency Requirement form.