(110 ILCS 985/1)
(from Ch. 144, par. 40b)
When a minor is emancipated and completely self-supporting and
actually resides in this State, such minor, while attending any State
supported school in this State, shall be considered a resident for the
purpose of paying tuition fees, despite a residence outside this State of
his parents or guardian.
An emancipated minor shall be considered, for the purpose of this
Act, to actually reside in this State when he has maintained a dwelling
place within this State uninterruptedly for 12 consecutive months
immediately prior to his registration in such State supported school, or
for such shorter consecutive period of at least 6 months as is designated
by the governing board of such State supported school.
(Source: P.A. 86-1189.)