Proposition 300 Information
Student Rights & Responsibilities
in Response to Prop 300
In order to assist students with the registration process, Arizona Western College would like to announce some important procedures implemented in response to the passage of Proposition 300.
In November 2006, Arizona voters approved Proposition 300 which provides that students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or who do no have lawful immigration status are not eligible for in-state tuition status or financial aid that is funded or subsidized by state monies.
Due to the passage of Proposition 300, Arizona state law now requires Arizona Western College to verify citizenship or legal resident status of students prior to registration. The College will be requiring students to provide acceptable documentation as proof of citizenship, such as birth certificate, Arizona driver's license issued after 1996, permanent resident alien card, U.S. passport, etc. Students may complete the Tuition Status Assessment Form and attach acceptable documentation and/or present original documents to a qualified college employee. A list of acceptable documentation is available on the Tuition Status Assessment Form.
Students who have applied for federal financial aid will have their legal citizenship status determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA).
- Proposition 300 does not prevent anyone from enrolling at Arizona Western College.
- Proposition 300 does require that students who are not citizens or legal residents pay out-of-state tuition.
For additional information or assistance with questions about Proposition 300 you may contact the Admissions & Registration Office at (928) 344-7550.