UT Austin
General Info
1999-2000

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

AFDC students


Eligibility Texas high school graduate

Texas resident

Enrollment in college within twelve months after high school graduation

Age less than 22 years at the time of enrollment

During last year of high school, receipt of financial assistance under Chapter 31, Human Resources Code (AFDC), for not less than six months

Fees Exempted Tuition and required fees for one year
Where to Apply Texas Department of Human Services (contact local office)

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
Laboratory fees
Supplementary fees
General fee
Where to Apply Office of the Registrar
Main Building 1
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712-1157

Early high school graduation


Eligibility Completion of high school in no more than thirty-six continuous months
Fees Exempted Tuition up to $1,000
Where to Apply Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board
Attn: Student Services
7745 Chevy Chase Drive
Austin, Texas 78752

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 documentation 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
Drawer A
Austin, Texas 78713

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, and the Texas Union fee.



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