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  • Financial Assistance

  • Tuition and Fees

  • Housing Expenses

  • Residency Regulations
    for Tuition Purposes

  • Residency Regulations for Tuition Purposes

    1.- Introduction
    2.- Residence of Independent Individuals 18 Years of Age or Older
    3.- Reclassification
    4.- Economic Development and Diversification Employees
    5.- Military Personnel, Veterans, and Commissioned Officers of the Public Health Service
    6.- Teachers, Professors, and their Dependents
    7.- Teaching or Research Assistants
    8.- Scholarship Stipend Recipients
    Special Programs:
    9.- Academic Common Market
    10.- Citizens of Mexico
    11.- Residents of New Mexico Counties
    12.- Oath of Residency
    13.- Penalties

    7.- Teaching or Research Assistants

    Teaching or research assistants employed at least half-time for an academic year by any public institution of higher education in a degree program-related position, with an effective date of employment on or before the official census date of the relevant term(s), may apply to pay the same tuition while attending the employing institution as a resident of Texas for themselves, their spouses, and their dependent children, regardless of the length of residence in the state. The institution which employs the students shall determine whether or not the students' jobs relate to their degree programs. This provision applies to eligible teaching and research assistants and their dependents no matter which Texas public institution of higher education they may attend. Eligible students must submit to the Admissions Office, prior to the time of each enrollment, a verification form from the employing department certifying such employment.

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