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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

M. Rules of Conduct for Students for Protecting the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers

N. Use of E-mail for Official Correspondence to Students


Statistical Summaries

 

    

3. Registration, Fees, and Deposits

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Required Fees

Every student who registers, unless registered in absentia, pays the following fees:

The Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez statue fee of $2.00 a semester or summer session will fund the construction of statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez. Any excess money will be used to establish student scholarships.

The Gregory Gymnasium renovation fee, not to exceed $1.90 per semester hour of credit ($.95 per semester credit hour for a six-week summer term), defrays the cost of financing, renovating, operating, maintaining, and improving Gregory Gymnasium.

The health services building fee of $8.00 a semester or summer session finances the replacement of the Student Health Center building. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $6.00; for a six-week term, $4.00.

The information technology fee of $12.29 a semester credit hour provides student access to systems of instructional computing and information technology services.

The international education fee of $3.00 a semester or summer session funds a financial assistance program for eligible students participating in international study programs or student exchanges. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $2.25; for a six-week term, $1.50.

The library fee of $12.29 a semester credit hour defrays the cost of purchasing library materials, expanding on-line information resources, and improving library hours and other services for students.

The medical services fee of $64.88 a semester or summer session covers part of the cost of providing medical services at University Health Services. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $48.66; for a six-week term, $32.44.

The recreational sports fee of $20.00 a semester or summer session defrays the cost of financing, constructing, operating, maintaining, and improving recreational sports facilities and programs. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $15.00; for a six-week term, $10.00.

The registration fee of $7.00 a semester or summer session defrays the cost of touch-tone technology and Web services.

The student services fee covers all or part of the cost of (a) the Counseling and Mental Health Center; and (b) the following services: the Cactus yearbook; Campus and Community Involvement; Counseling, Learning, and Career Services; the Daily Texan; the Designated Driver Program; the Division of Recreational Sports; the Forensics Program; the Graduate Students' Assembly; KVRX student radio; KVR student television; Legal Services for Students; the Marine Science Institute Graduate Students Association; the Multicultural Information Center; the ombudsman; Retention Services; the Senate of College Councils; Services for Students with Disabilities; shuttle bus service; the Student Child Care Center; Student Government; the Student Services Fee Committee; Texas Travesty humor magazine; and the Volunteer Center.

The following amounts are charged each semester or summer session; the Counseling and Mental Health Center fee is prorated for the six- and nine-week summer terms.

Number of semester hours taken    1
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $12.60
Total    $22.64
 
Number of semester hours taken    2
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $25.20
Total    $35.24
 
Number of semester hours taken    3
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $37.80
Total    $47.84
 
Number of semester hours taken    4
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $50.40
Total    $60.44
 
Number of semester hours taken    5
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $63.00
Total    $73.04
 
Number of semester hours taken    6
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $75.60
Total    $85.64
 
Number of semester hours taken    7
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $88.20
Total    $98.24
 
Number of semester hours taken    8
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $100.80
Total    $110.84
 
Number of semester hours taken    9
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $113.40
Total    $123.44
 
Number of semester hours taken    10
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $126.00
Total    $136.04
 
Number of semester hours taken    11
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $138.60
Total    $148.64
 
Number of semester hours taken    12 or more
Counseling and Mental Health Center    $10.04
Other services    $151.20
Total    $161.24

The student services building fee of $1.10 per semester credit hour finances the construction, repair, maintenance, renovation, improvement, or replacement of a student services building. The fee is $.83 per semester credit hour for the nine-week summer term and $.55 per semester credit hour for a six-week summer term.

The Texas Union fee of $45.44 a semester or summer session entitles the student to use Union facilities and supports debt retirement of bonds used for renovation of the Union Building. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $34.08; for a six-week term, $22.72.

A general property deposit of $10.00 is assessed every student in the first semester of enrollment to help offset the cost of property loss or damage and nonpayment of any University billing. The deposit, less outstanding charges, is returned on request when the student leaves the University with no intention to return. Applications for refund are available in Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4. A general property deposit that remains without request for refund for four years from the date of the student's last attendance at the University is forfeited to the Student Property Deposit Scholarships. A student who does not plan to reenroll at the University and wishes to assign his or her property deposit to a student organization or to the University for a specific purpose may request that the refund, issued payable to the student, be mailed to the assignee. Arrangements for the endorsement of the refund check must be made by the student and the assignee.

 


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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
Appendix M - Rules of Conduct for Students for Protecting the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers
Appendix N - Use of E-mail for Official Correspondence to Students
Statistical Summaries

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17 August 2004. Office of the Registrar

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