Waivers and Exemptions

Tuition Exemptions

Adopted Child: Provide to the Registrar's Office written proof, from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS), of eligibility.  To obtain a letter of eligibility from TDFPS, contact a representative in one of the regional offices. Form K-908-1003 is the TDFPS verification of written proof.

Blind/Deaf: Provide to the Registrar's Office certification from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission of status as a deaf person, or the Texas Workforce Commission of status as a blind person. Student must be degree seeking. 

Child of Deployed Military: Provide to the Registrar's Office

Child of Nurse Preceptor: Provide to the Registrar's Office the completed Preceptor Exemption application and proof of eligibility from the Nursing department through which the Preceptor has (or had) a written preceptor agreement. 

Child of Nursing Faculty: Provide to the Registrar's Office a completed application and provide proof of parent's employment as Nursing faculty.

Concurrent Enrollment: Provide to the Registrar's Office enrollment verification from second institution. Both one at time of waiver of application and another submitted after the Census date of the term.

Disabled Fire/Peace Officer: Certification letter must be submitted to either the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or Texas Public Institution of Higher Education depending on the date of injury.

Disabled Peace Officer Dependent: Provide to the Registrar's Office a certification letter from parent's prior employer on official letterhead.

Fire Fighter: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof of employment as a paid fire fighter, and enroll in the courses of a Fire Science Curriculum.

Foster Child: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof from the Department of Family Protective Services (TDFPS) of eligibility. Form K-908-1003

Nurse Preceptor: Provide to the Registrar's Office the Preceptor Exemption application and proof of eligibility from the Nursing department through which the Preceptor has (or had) a written preceptor agreement.

Peace Officer Exemption: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof of employment as a paid police officer, and enroll in the courses of a law enforcement or criminal justice curriculum.

Public Servant (Deceased): Provide to the Registrar's Office a certification letter from parent's prior employer on official letterhead.

Senior Citizen Audit: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof of age 65 and older.

Senior Citizen Rate: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof of age 65 and older.

Valedictorian: Provide to the Registrar's office a copy of the document issued by the high school indicating they are the highest ranking high school graduate.

Tuition Waivers

Citizen of Mexico: Provide to Registrar's Office proof of Mexico citizenship, copy of I-20 

Common MarketProvide to Registrar's Office proof of legal residence in eligible state, contact your state coordinator for certification of residency. Link: https://catalog.twu.edu/graduate/general-information/academic-common-market/

Graduate Assistant: The Graduate School will provide to Registrar's Office proof of Graduate Assistantship completed by Academic Department and Graduate School.

Last Semester Graduate Student: Thesis and Dissertation students only Provide a completed Request for Reduced Tuition form, approved by Major Professor, to the Graduate School.

Tuition Scholarship: The Financial Aid office will provide to the Registrar's Office certification of eligibility.

Economic Development: Provide to the Registrar's Office proof of employment at eligible company and letter of intent to establish Texas residency. Eligible Companies: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/8867.PDF 

Faculty: Provide to the Registrar's Office, prior to the time of enrollment, a statement certifying employment of self, parent or spouse as a teacher or professor in a Texas public college or university in at least a half-time capacity on a regular monthly salaried basis.  Such statement should come from the director of personnel or a designated representative of the employing institution. 

Non-Resident Nursing Faculty: Provide a completed application form to the Office of the Registrar. 

 

Other Tuition Types

Oklahoma Rate: Provide to the Registrar's Office 2 Forms of documentation verifying current residence in Oklahoma (i.e. Driver's license, bills,, etc.)

Distance Education Receiving Resident Rate: Contact the office of Teaching and Learning with Technology.

Page last updated 8:38 AM, January 27, 2020