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Table of Contents


1. The University

2. Admission

3. Registration, Fees, and Deposits

4. Academic Policies and Procedures

5. Student Affairs

6. Libraries and Other Academic Resources

7. The Texas Exes


A. Residency Regulations

B. Official Extracurricular Student Activities

C. Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities

D. Policy on Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

E. Policy on Sexual Misconduct

F. Prohibition of Hazing

G. Policy on AIDS and HIV Infection

H. Prohibition of Sexual Assault

I. Nondiscrimination Policy

J. Prohibition of Campus Violence

K. Student Travel Policy for University-Organized or Sponsored Events

L. Student Travel Policy for Registered Student Organizations


Statistical Summaries

 

    

3. Registration, Fees, and Deposits

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Fee Exemptions

Fee exemptions are issued only for the period in which a student is currently enrolled; therefore, applications must be submitted no later than the date of Commencement at the end of the spring semester or the official graduation date at the end of the summer session or fall semester. The following exemptions are available.

Accredited School Scholarship
     Who Is Eligible      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
     Who Is Eligible      A blind disabled person, or a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional. The student must be a Texas resident.
     Fees Exempted      Tuition
Required fees
General property deposit
     Where to Apply      Blind:
The University of Texas at Austin
Texas Commission for the Blind
1 University Station G2600
Austin TX 78712-0223

Deaf:
Texas Rehabilitation Commission
5811 Berkman Dr Ste 105
Austin TX 78723-2665

Children of disabled Texas firefighters and peace officers
     Who Is Eligible      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      Attn: Student Services
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P O Box 12788
Austin TX 78711-2788

Children of prisoners of war or persons missing in action
     Who Is Eligible      Dependent person under 25 years of age who receives majority of support from parent. Parent must be 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      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

Children of Texas veterans
     Who Is Eligible      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 September 1, 1997), and children of members of the Texas National Guard killed since January 1, 1946, while on active duty. Student must have resided in the state at least twelve months immediately preceding date of registration, must be ineligible for federal education benefits, and 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      The University of Texas at Austin
Office of the Registrar
P O Box 7216
Austin TX 78713-7216

Firefighters enrolled in fire science courses
     Who Is Eligible      Student enrolled in course offered as a part of fire science curriculum
     Fees Exempted      Tuition
Laboratory fees
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

Foster and adopted children
     Who Is Eligible     
  • A student who was 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 student's eighteenth birthday; the day of the student's fourteenth birthday, if the student was also eligible for adoption on or after that day; or the day the student graduated from high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma. The student must enroll as an undergraduate not later than the third anniversary of the date the student was discharged from the foster or other residential care, the date the student graduated from high school, or the date the student received the equivalent of a high school diploma, whichever date is earliest; or the student's twenty-first birthday.
  • A student who was adopted and was the subject of an adoption assistance agreement under subchapter D, chapter 162, Texas Family Code
     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

Good Neighbor Scholarship
     Who Is Eligible      Native-born citizens and residents from nations of the Western Hemisphere other than the United States. Applicants must furnish certified evidence of native-born citizenship and scholastic qualifications.
     Fees Exempted      Tuition
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
International Office
P O Drawer A
Austin TX 78713-7206

Senior citizens
     Who Is Eligible      Those age 65 or older. Applicant must submit copy of birth certificate.
     Fees Exempted      Tuition up to six credit hours
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

Surviving spouse and dependent children of certain deceased public servants (employees)
     Who Is Eligible      Surviving spouse and dependent children whose parent or spouse was killed in the line of duty while employed in certain public service positions
     Fees Exempted      Tuition
Required fees
Room and board
(Textbook stipend)
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

Texas ex-servicemembers
     Who Is Eligible      The applicant must
  • Have resided in Texas for twelve months prior to registration
  • Be a bona fide legal resident of Texas at the time he or she entered service
  • Have 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 September 1, 1997)
  • Have been honorably discharged
  • Be ineligible for federal education benefits
  • Have served more than 180 days active duty, excluding training
  • 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, general property deposit, and field trip fees)
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Office of the Registrar
P O Box 7216
Austin TX 78713-7216

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.

Fee Waivers

A waiver allows for a portion of a student's tuition and/or required fees not to be paid. The student is 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 the date of Commencement 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
     Who Is Eligible      Nonresident or international students receiving competitive scholarships for at least $1,000. Recipients must have competed with other students, including Texas residents, for the award, which must be administered by a school-recognized scholarship committee.
     Fees Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition. Waivers are granted to a limited number of students.
     Where to Apply      Student's department (undergraduate or graduate student service office)

Economic diversification
     Who Is Eligible      Nonresident and domiciled international students whose families transferred to Texas as part of the state's Economic Development and Diversification Plan
     Fees Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions / GIAC
P O Box 7608
Austin TX 78713-7608
http://www.collegefortexans.com/

Faculty members, teaching assistants, and research assistants
     Who Is Eligible      Employee, or employee's dependent. The employee must have a qualifying job title for at least twenty hours per week and must be appointed monthly. The beginning employment date must be on or before the twelfth class day (fourth class day for a summer term). If the dependent is the spouse of the employee, a marriage license must be on file with Special Billing, Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4.
     Fees Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is 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.

International students who hold visas allowing for domicile in the United States
     Who Is Eligible      International students establishing domicile in Texas and meeting residency requirements
     Fees Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions / GIAC
P O Box 7608
Austin TX 78713-7608
http://www.utexas.edu/student/admissions/residency/

Mexican nationals
     Who Is Eligible      A limited number of students from Mexico who have financial need
     Fees Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
International Office
P O Drawer A
Austin TX 78713-7206
http://www.utexas.edu/international/

Military personnel stationed in Texas
     Who Is Eligible      Active-duty military personnel stationed in Texas, their spouses, and their children
     Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions / GIAC
P O Box 7608
Austin TX 78713-7608
http://www.utexas.edu/student/admissions/residency/

Nonresidents enrolled in Texas Tomorrow Prepaid Tuition Plan
     Who Is Eligible      Nonresident students whose tuition and fees are paid by the Texas Tomorrow Fund (Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Program)
     Waived      Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

Staff Educational Benefit
     Who Is Eligible      Active employees appointed as full-time for at least twelve continuous months as of the first class day. Requirements are given at http://www.utexas.edu/hr/staff/edben.html.
     Waived      Tuition and fees for one eligible course or more than one course not to exceed three credit hours. Available for fall and spring semesters only.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398
http://www.utexas.edu/hr/staff/edben.html

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 the University may set up third-party billing arrangements that pay all or part of a student's tuition and fees. The student is responsible for any amount not covered by the third party. Arrangements must be made in advance with the Special Billing Office, Main Building 4.
Early High School Graduation Scholarship
     Who Is Eligible      Students who completed the recommended or advanced high school program in no more than forty-five consecutive months and meet additional eligibility requirements. More information is available from high school counselors and at http://www.collegefortexans.com/.
     Costs Covered      Tuition and required fees up to $3,000
     Where to Apply      Attn: Student Services
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P O Box 12788
Austin TX 78711-2788

Educational Aides
     Who Is Eligible      School employees who have recently worked as educational aides and are enrolled in courses required for teacher certification
     Costs Covered      Resident tuition and required fees except lab, supplementary, and incidental fees
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Financial Services
P O Box 7758
Austin TX 78713-7758

TANF Students
     Who Is Eligible      The student must be a Texas-resident Texas high school graduate enrolling in college within twenty-four months of high school graduation. He or she must be less than twenty-two years old at the time of enrollment and must have received financial assistance under Chapter 31, Human Resources Code (TANF), for not less than six months during the last year of high school.
     Costs Covered      Tuition and required fees for one year
     Where to Apply      Texas Department of Human Services. The student should contact the local office.

Texas Tomorrow Fund
     Who Is Eligible      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. The student is responsible for program, service, and course related fees.
     Where to Apply      The University of Texas at Austin
Student Accounts Receivable
Special Billing
P O Box 7398
Austin TX 78713-7398

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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General Information
Table of 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 - The Texas Exes
Appendix A - Residency Regulations
Appendix B - Official Extracurricular Student Activities
Appendix C - Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities
Appendix D - Policy on Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
Appendix E - Policy on Sexual Misconduct
Appendix F - Prohibition of Hazing
Appendix G - Policy on AIDS and HIV Infection
Appendix H - Prohibition of Sexual Assault
Appendix I - Nondiscrimination Policy
Appendix J - Prohibition of Campus Violence
Appendix K - Student Travel Policy for University-Organized or Sponsored Events
Appendix L - Student Travel Policy for Registered Student Organizations
Statistical Summaries

Related Information
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University of Texas at Austin

12 August 2003. Office of the Registrar

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