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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
Admission

CHAPTER 3
Registration, Fees, and Deposits

CHAPTER 4
Academic Policies and Procedures

CHAPTER 5
Student Affairs

CHAPTER 6
Libraries and Other Academic Resources

CHAPTER 7
Ex-Students' Association

APPENDIXES

STATISTICAL
SUMMARIES




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Registration, Fees, and Deposits


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EXEMPTION FROM FEES

Fee exemptions are issued only for the period in which a student is currently enrolled; therefore, applications must be submitted no later than commencement day at the end of the spring semester or the official graduation date at the end of the summer session or fall semester. Detailed information about fee exemptions is in the table that begins below.

Accredited School Scholarship


Eligibility Highest ranking graduate of an accredited Texas high school
Fees Exempted Tuition during first two semesters (long session) following graduation
Where to Apply Obtain certification from high school and present to Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4

Blind and deaf students


Eligibility A blind disabled person, or a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional

Texas resident

Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
General property deposit
Where to Apply Blind: Texas Commission for the Blind
Flawn Academic Center 7
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712

Deaf: Texas Rehabilitation Commission
Flawn Academic Center 4
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712


Children of disabled Texas firefighters and peace officers


Eligibility Children under 21 years of age of disabled full-paid or volunteer firefighters, full-paid municipal, county, or state peace officers, or custodians of the Department of Corrections, or game wardens
Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
Where to Apply Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board
Attn: Student Services
7745 Chevy Chase Drive
Austin, Texas 78752

Children of prisoners of war or persons missing in action


Eligibility Dependent person under 25 years of age who receives majority of support from parent

Parent classified by Department of Defense as a Prisoner of War or Missing in Action at time of registration

Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
Where to Apply Student Accounts Receivable
Special Tuition Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin, Texas 78713-7398

Children of Texas veterans


Eligibility Children of members of the armed forces who were killed in action or whose death is documented to be directly caused by illness or injury related to service in the armed forces in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Cold War (February 1, 1955, to present), the Vietnam era (December 21, 1961, to May 7, 1975), the Grenada and Lebanon era (August 24, 1982, to July 31, 1984), or the Persian Gulf War (August 2, 1990, to present), and children of members of the Texas National Guard killed since January 1, 1946, while on active duty

Must have resided in the state at least 12 months immediately preceding date of registration

Not eligible for federal education benefits

Must not be in default on a federal or state loan granted or guaranteed for educational purposes

Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
(except student
services fee and
general property deposit)
Where to Apply Office of the Registrar
Main Building 1
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712-1157

Firefighters enrolled in fire science courses


Eligibility Enrolled in course offered as a part of fire science curriculum
Fees Exempted Tuition
Laboratory fees
Where to Apply Student Accounts Receivable
Special Tuition Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin, Texas 78713-7398

Foster children


Eligibility Individuals who were in foster care or other residential care under the conservatorship of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services on or after the day preceding the individual's eighteenth birthday
Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
Where to Apply Obtain documents from the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services and present to Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4

General fee


Eligibility Students for whom payment of fee causes undue economic hardship -- number of exemptions limited to 5 percent of total enrollment
Fees Exempted General fee
Where to Apply Office of Student Financial Services
P O Box 7758
Austin, Texas 78713

Good Neighbor Scholarship


Eligibility Native-born citizens and residents from nations of the Western Hemisphere other than the United States

Furnish certified evidence of native-born citizenship and scholastic qualifications

Fees Exempted Tuition
Where to Apply International Office
University of Texas at Austin
105 West Dean Keeton
Austin, Texas 78705

Senior citizens


Eligibility Age 65 or older

Copy of birth certificate

Fees Exempted Tuition up to six credit hours
Where to Apply Student Accounts Receivable
Special Tuition Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin, Texas 78713-7398

Texas ex-servicemen


Eligibility Resided in Texas for 12 months prior to registration

A bona fide legal resident of Texas at time entered service

Served in armed forces in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Cold War (February 1, 1955, to present), the Vietnam era (December 21, 1961, to May 7, 1975), the Grenada and Lebanon era (August 24, 1982, to July 31, 1984), or the Persian Gulf War (August 2, 1990, to present)

Honorably discharged

Not eligible for federal education benefits

Served at least 180 days active duty, excluding training

Not in default on a federal or state loan granted or guaranteed for educational purposes

Fees Exempted Tuition
Required fees
(except student
services fee and
general property deposit)
Where to Apply Office of the Registrar
Main Building 1
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712-1157

Required fees include the Gregory gymnasium renovation fee, the health services building fee, incidental fees, the information technology fee, the international education fee, laboratory fees, the library fee, the medical services fee, the recreational sports fee, the registration fee, the student services fee, the student services building fee, supplementary fees, the Undergraduate Writing Center fee (undergraduates only), and the Texas Union fee.

WAIVERS

Waivers indicate that a portion of the tuition and/or required fees does not have to be paid. A student will still be responsible for payment of the remaining tuition and/or required fees not covered by the waiver. Waivers are issued only for the period in which a student is currently enrolled; therefore, applications must be submitted no later than commencement day at the end of the spring semester, or the official graduation date at the end of the summer session or fall semester.


Competitive scholarship recipients


Eligibility Non-resident or international students receiving competitive scholarships for at least $1,000
Competed with other students, including Texas residents, for the award
Scholarship administered by a school-recognized scholarship committee

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Student responsible for payment of resident tuition)

Where to apply Student's department (undergraduate or graduate student service office)


Economic diversification


Eligibility Non-resident and domiciled international students whose families transferred to Texas as part of the state's Economic Development plan

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Student responsible for payment of resident tuition)

Where to apply University of Texas at Austin
Residency Office
2608 Whitis
Austin, TX 78705
www.utexas.edu/student/giac/residency.html


Faculty, teaching, or research assistants


Eligibility Employee, or employee's dependent
Employee must have a qualifying job title for at least 20 hours per week, and be appointed monthly. The beginning employment date must be on or before the 12th class day (4th class day for a summer term).
If the dependent is a spouse of the employee, a marriage license must be on file with Special Billing, Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4.

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Student responsible for payment of resident tuition)

Where to apply Enrolled students apply directly to the hiring department.
Graduate School applicants may indicate interest in a teaching or research assistantship on the admission application.


Mexican nationals


Eligibility Given to limited number of students from Mexico who have financial need

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Student responsible for payment of resident tuition)

Where to apply University of Texas at Austin
International Office
105 West Dean Keeton
Austin, TX 78705
www.utexas.edu/international/


Military stationed in Texas


Eligibility Military personnel stationed in Texas, their spouses, and their children

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Student responsible for payment of resident tuition)

Where to apply University of Texas at Austin
Residency Office
2608 Whitis
Austin, TX 78705
www.utexas.edu/student/giac/residency.html


Non-residents enrolled in Texas Tomorrow Prepaid Tuition Plan


Eligibility Non-resident students whose tuition and fees are paid by the Texas Tomorrow Fund (Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Program)

Waived Non-resident portion of tuition (Texas Tomorrow Prepaid Tuition Plan will pay resident tuition and required fees.)

Where to apply Student Accounts Receivable
Attn: Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin, TX 78713


Required fees include the Gregory gymnasium renovation fee, the health services building fee, incidental fees, the information technology fee, the international education fee, laboratory fees, the library fee, the medical services fee, the recreational sports fee, the registration fee, the student services fee, the student services building fee, supplementary fees, the Undergraduate Writing Center fee (undergraduates only), and the Texas Union fee.

THIRD PARTY BILLING

Agencies outside UT Austin may set up third party billing arrangements which pay any portion of a student's tuition and fees. A student will still be responsible for payment of the remaining tuition and/or fees not covered by the third party. Arrangements must be made in advance with the Special Billing Office, Main Building 4.

AFDC students


Eligibility Texas high school graduate
Texas resident
Enrollment in college within 12 months of high school graduation
Age less than 22 at the time of enrollment
During the last year of high school, receipt of financial assistance under Chapter 31, Human Resources Code (AFDC), for not less than 6 months

Costs covered Tuition and required fees for one year

Where to apply Texas Department of Human Services (contact your local office)


Early high school graduation


Eligibility Completion of high school in no more than 36 continuous months

Costs covered Tuition up to $1,000

Where to apply Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Attn: Student Services
7745 Chevy Chase Dr
Austin, TX 78752


Education aide


Eligibility Students currently working towards certification as an Education Aide

Costs covered Resident tuition and required fees except lab, supplemental and incidental fees

Where to apply University of Texas at Austin
Office of Student Financial Services
P O Box 7758
Austin, TX 78713


Texas Tomorrow Fund


Eligibility Students enrolled in the Texas Tomorrow Fund (Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Program). Plan enrollment, requirements, and payments determined and maintained by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Costs covered Resident tuition and required fees (Student responsible for program and service related fees and course related fees.)

Where to apply Student Accounts Receivable
Attn: Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin, TX 78713


Required fees include the Gregory gymnasium renovation fee, the health services building fee, incidental fees, the information technology fee, the international education fee, laboratory fees, the library fee, the medical services fee, the recreational sports fee, the registration fee, the student services fee, the student services building fee, supplementary fees, the Undergraduate Writing Center fee (undergraduates only), and the Texas Union fee.



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Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - Admission
Chapter 3 - Registration, Fees, and Deposits
Chapter 4 - Academic Policies and Procedures
Chapter 5 - Student Affairs
Chapter 6 - Libraries and Other Academic Resources
Chapter 7 - Ex-Students' Association
Appendixes
Statistical Summaries


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