A student is considered an AB 540 student, exempt from paying non-resident enrollment fees, if he/she meets all of the following criteria:

  • Attended a California high school for at least three years
  • Graduated from a California high school, earned a GED or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam
  • Are registered or enrolled at a California community college
  • Complete the attached affidavit stating you have either filed for legal immigration status or will file when you are eligible to do so