Tribal Enrollment for Residency

Tribal Enrollment for Residency

Students who are enrolled members of federally recognized tribes of Oregon qualify for residency regardless of their state of residence. To be assessed resident tuition, it is necessary to provide documentation of tribal enrollment confirming membership in one of the following tribes: 

OREGON:

  • Burns Paiute Tribe;
  • Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians;
  • Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon;
  • Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon;
  • Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation;
  • Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation of Oregon;
  • Coquille Indian Tribe;
  • Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians;
  • Klamath Tribes.

Additionally, students who are enrolled members of a Native American tribe which had traditional and customary tribal boundaries that included parts of the state of Oregon or which had ceded or reserved lands within the state of Oregon shall be assessed resident tuition regardless of their state of residence. To qualify, please provide documentation of tribal enrollment confirming membership in one of the following tribes:

CALIFORNIA:

  • Utu Utu Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation;
  • Big Bend Rancheria;
  • Big Lagoon Rancheria;
  • Blue Lake Rancheria;
  • Bridgeport Indian Colony;
  • Cedarville Rancheria;
  • Fort Bidwell Indian Community of the Fort Bidwell Reservation of California;
  • Hoopa Valley Tribe;
  • Karuk Tribe of California;
  • Likely Rancheria;
  • Lookout Rancheria;
  • Lytton Rancheria;
  • Melochundum Band of Tolowa Indians;
  • Montgomery Creek Rancheria
  • Pit River Tribe;
  • Quartz Valley Indian Community of the Quartz Valley Reservation of California;
  • Redding Rancheria;
  • Roaring Creek Rancheria;
  • Smith River Rancheria (Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation);
  • Susanville Indian Rancheria; 
  • Tolowa-Tututni Tribe (Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation);
  • Winnemucca Colony;
  • XL Ranch.;
  • Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation.

IDAHO:

  • Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho;
  • Shoshoni-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation.

NEVADA:

  • Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation;
  • Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony;
  • Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation;
  • Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony;
  • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation;
  • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony;
  • Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada;
  • Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation; 
  • Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada;
  • Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch.

OKLAHOMA:

  • Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma.

WASHINGTON:

  • Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation;
  • Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation;
  • Quinault Indian Nation;
  • Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation;
  • Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.

Please send any questions about these policies to the Residency Officer at askres@pdx.edu.