Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Collin College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Collin College Catalog

Exemptions and Waivers Available at Collin College


Optional or Mandatory Exemption or Waiver Description Office to Contact Texas Residency Requirement Exempted/ Waived
(only applies to state funded courses)
Statute Program Texas Statute/ Administrative Rules
O E Exemption-Ad Valorem Residency Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only Ad Valorem TEC 130.0032(a)
M E Exemption-Adoption Financial Aid No Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Adopted TEC 54.367
M E Exemption-Child of Clinical Nursing Preceptor Financial Aid Yes Tuition, not to exceed $500 Preceptors and/or their Children TEC 54.356/Ch 22, Sub P
M E Exemption-Child of Disabled Fire/Police Officer Financial Aid No Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Children of Disabled Firemen/Peace Officers TEC 54.351
M E Exemption-Child of POW/MIA Financial Aid Yes (POW sponsor) Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Children of POWs and MIAs TEC 54.343
M E Exemption-Child of Professional Nursing Staff Financial Aid Yes Tuition pro-rated per employment percentage Children of Nursing Faculty TEC 54.355/Ch 22, Sub O
M E Exemption-Child, Hazlewood Legacy Financial Aid Yes Tuition and course lab fees only (not funded by Chapter 33 benefits) Hazlewood-Legacy recipients TEC 54.341 (k)
M E Exemption-Child/Spouse of Deceased Public Servant Financial Aid No Books, tuition, and fees Dependents of Deceased Public Servants TEC 54.354
M E Exemption-Clinical Nursing Preceptor Financial Aid Yes Tuition, not to exceed $500 Preceptors and/or their Children TEC 54.356/Ch 22, Sub P
O E Exemption-Contract Training Center for Workforce & Economic Development No To resident tuition rate for eligible courses only Agreement with Junior College District TEC 130.0081
M E Exemption-Deaf and Blind ACCESS Office Yes Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Deaf or Blind TEC 54.364
M E Exemption-Disabled Firefighter Financial Aid Yes Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Permanently disabled during performance of job duties TEC 54.352
M E Exemption-Disabled Police Officer Financial Aid Yes Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Permanently disabled during performance of job duties TEC 54.352
O E Exemption-Dual Credit to In-County Tuition Student & Enrollment Services & Academic Partnership No To in-district tuition rate only Dual Enrollment–Jr College TEC 130.008/54.216
M E Exemption-Fire Science Undergraduate Financial Aid TX Employee Tuition and lab fees only Firefighters taking Fire Science Courses TEC 54.353/Ch 22, Sub T
M E Exemption-Foster Care Undergraduate Financial Aid No Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Foster Care/TX Dpt Family Protective Svs TEC 54.366
M E Exemption-Hazlewood Dependent, Disabled sponsor Financial Aid Yes Tuition and course lab/special fees only (not funded by Chapter 33 benefits) Hazlewood-child/spouse of disabled TEC 54.341 (a-2) and (b)(1)
M E Exemption-Hazlewood Eligible Dependent Financial Aid Yes Tuition and course lab/special fees only (not funded by Chapter 33 benefits) Hazlewood-child/spouse of deceased TEC 54.341 (a.2) and (b)(1)
M E Exemption-Hazlewood UG Financial Aid Yes at time of enlistment Tuition and course lab/special fees only (not funded by Chapter 33 benefits) Hazlewood-Veterans TEC 54.341 (a)
O E Exemption-High School Concurrent Academic Partnership & Testing Center No, attending local high school and on free and reduced lunch Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Dual Enrollment-Jr College TEC 130.008/54.216
O E Exemption-Highest Ranking Graduate Student & Enrollment Services No -TX high school grad Tuition only Highest Ranking HS Scholar TEC 54.301
M E Exemption-Law Enforcement Financial Aid TX Employee Tuition and lab fees only Peace Officer Exemption TEC 54.3531
O E Exemption-Non-funded Course Tuition Financial Aid Yes Board approved excess tuition charges for identified course Approved exceptional circumstances (hardship or term prior to graduation) Texas Statute/ Administrative Rules Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 13(f)
M E Exemption-Prisoner of War Financial Aid (hardship) Student & Enrollment Services (graduation) Yes Tuition and fees (excludes pass thru fees) Ex-Prisoners of War TEC 54.342
O E Exemption-Senior Citizen, 65 and older Financial Aid Yes Tuition only for up to 6 hours Senior Citizen 65+ for 6 hours TEC 54.365 (b and c)
M E Exemption-Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan Residency Student & Enrollment Services Bursar / Cashier No To resident tuition rate only Texas Prepaid Plan TEC 54.621.c
M E Exemption-Texas Tuition Promise Fund Bursar / Cashier No Tuition charges which exceed allowed program payment Texas Prepaid Plan TEC 54.621.c
O E Waiver-Board Reciprocal County Agreement Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only Inter-institutional Academic Programs TEC 54.368/130.0032
O E Waiver-Collin Support Staff Student & Enrollment Services Yes Out-of-county to in-county tuition only Community College District Employees TEC 130.0851
O W Waiver-Competitive Scholarship Athletic Department No Non-resident to resident tuition rate Competitive Scholarship TEC 54.213/Ch 21, Sub SS
M W Waiver-Continuous Military Dependent Student & Enrollment Services No, continuous domicile required To resident tuition rate only Military in Texas TEC 54.241(c)
M W Waiver-Economic Development Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only Economic Development as identified by the State TEC 54.222
M W Waiver-Faculty and Dependents Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only College Teachers, Profs, etc. and dependents TEC 54.211
M W Waiver-Foreign Service Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only Foreign Service Officer TEC 54.206
O W Waiver-Good Neighbor Student & Enrollment Services No Tuition as approved by THECB Good Neighbor/ Students from Other Nations of the American Hemisphere TEC 54.331/CH 21, Sub K
M W Waiver-Military and Dependents Student & Enrollment Services No, but active duty orders or continuous presence To resident tuition rate only Military in Texas TEC 54.241
M W Waiver-NATO Alien Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only NATO Members and Families TEC 54.232
M W Waiver-Teacher Research Assistant Student & Enrollment Services No To resident tuition rate only Teaching and Research Assistants TEC 54.212
M E Waiver-Texas National Guard Tuition Reimbursement Bursar / Cashier No Tuition and fees up to amount allocated by adjutant general National Guard Waiver TEC 54.345
M W Waiver-Veterans and Dependents Student & Enrollment Services No, DD214 plus To resident tuition rate only Military in Texas TEC 54.241(i and k)