UT Course Schedule, Fall 1999 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.

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

Table of Fee Exemptions


Accredited School Scholarship

Eligibility: Highest ranking graduate of an accredited Texas high school

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 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

Exempted: Tuition and required fees for one year

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


Blind and deaf students

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

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, TX 78712

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

Exempted: Tuition; required fees

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

Exempted: Tuition; required fees

Where to apply: Student Accounts Receivable
Special Tuition Billing
P. O. Box 7398
Austin, TX 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
Not in default on a federal or state loan granted or guaranteed for educational purposes

Exempted: Tuition; required fees (except student services fee and general property deposit)

Where to apply: Office of the Registrar
Main Building, Room 1
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1157


Early high school graduation

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

Exempted: Tuition up to $1,000

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


Firefighters enrolled in fire science courses

Eligibility: Enrolled in course offered as a part of fire science curriculum

Exempted: Tuition; Laboratory fees

Where to apply: Student Accounts Receivable
Special Tuition Billing
P. O. Box 7398
Austin, TX 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 18th birthday

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

Exempted: General fee

Where to apply: Office of Student Financial Services
P. O. Box 7758
Austin, TX 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

Exempted: Tuition

Where to apply: International Office
P. O. Drawer A
Austin, TX 78713


Senior citizens

Eligibility: Age 65 or older
Copy of birth certificate

Exempted: Tuition up to six credit hours

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

Exempted: Tuition
Required fees (except student services fee, general property deposit, and field trip fees)

Where to apply: Office of the Registrar
Main Building, Room 1
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1157

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