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2. Dependent Students
For University of Michigan residency classification purposes, you are presumed to be a dependent of your parents if you are 24 years of age or younger and (1) have been primarily involved in educational pursuits, or (2) have not been financially self-supporting through employment.
i. Dependent Student — Parents/Parents-in-law in Michigan If your parents/parents-in-law are domiciled in Michigan as defined by University Residency Classification Guidelines, you are presumed to be eligible for resident classification as long as you can demonstrate establishment of a Michigan domicile and severance of out-of-state ties.
ii. Dependent Student of Divorced Parents/Parents-in-law — One Parent/Parent-in-law in Michigan If your parents/parents-in-law are divorced and one parent/parent-in-law is domiciled in Michigan as defined by University Residency Classification Guidelines, you are presumed to be eligible for resident classification as long as you can demonstrate establishment of a Michigan domicile and severance of out-of-state ties.
iii. Dependent Resident Student Who Remains in Michigan When Parents Leave the State. If you are a student living in Michigan with your parents and permanently domiciled in the state as defined by University Residency Classification Guidelines, you are presumed to retain resident status eligibility if your parents leave the state provided: (1) you have completed at least your junior year of high school prior to your parents' departure, (2) you remain in Michigan, enrolled full-time in high school or an institution of higher education, and (3) you have not taken steps to establish a domicile outside Michigan or any other action inconsistent with maintaining a domicile in Michigan.
The University presumes you are a nonresident if you are a dependent student and your parents are domiciled outside the state of Michigan. (See exception under a-i and a-ii for married dependent students whose parents-in-law are domiciled in Michigan.)