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;
  • Confederated Tribes of 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;
  • Coquille Indian Tribe;
  • Cow Creek Band of Umpqua 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 (formerly Benton Paiute Tribe);
  • Big Bend Rancheria;
  • Big Lagoon Rancheria;
  • Blue Lake Rancheria;
  • Bridgeport Indian Colony;
  • Cedarville Rancheria;
  • Fort Bidwell Indian Tribe;
  • 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;
  • Redding Rancheria;
  • Roaring Creek Rancheria;
  • Smith River Rancheria (Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation);
  • Susanville Rancheria; 
  • Tolowa-Tututni Tribe (Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation);
  • Winnemucca Colony;
  • XL Ranch.;
  • Yurok Tribe.

IDAHO:

  • Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho;
  • Shoshoni-Bannock Tribes.

NEVADA:

  • Duck Valley Shoshone-Paiute Tribes;
  • Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe;
  • Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe;
  • Lovelock Paiute Tribe;
  • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe;
  • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony;
  • Summit Lake Paiute Tribe;
  • Walker River Paiute Tribe; 
  • Winnemucca Indian Colony;
  • Yerington Paiute Tribe.

OKLAHOMA:

  • Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma.

WASHINGTON:

  • Chehalis Community Council;
  • Colville Confederated Tribes;
  • Quinault Indian Nation;
  • Shoalwater Bay Tribe;
  • Yakama Indian Nation.

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