Residency Requirements

All curriculum students, for tuition purposes, are classified as either in-state or out-of-state upon entering Tri-County Community College (TCCC). This classification, also known as your residence status, is determined by the Residency Determination Service (RDS).


Contact RDS: 844-319-3640

 Submission of RDS data to TCCC for the first time

Submission of updated RDS data to TCCC

All students whose residency status has changed from what is on file with TCCC will need to let the admissions office know by sending an email to with a subject of RCN update, and the body of your email should include your RCN, your TCCC student ID number, and a note indicating that a change has been made.

RDS Validation Results or Status Changes


Helpful RDS Information

RDS Top Ten Things to Know as you Start
RDS Reconsideration and Appeal(s) Factsheet
RDS Just the Basics