Guidelines / Manuals

April 21, 2020
Toward EXcellence, Access, and Success Grant FY 2021 Guidelines

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Program Guidelines are intended to support institutions by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When administering the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) Grant Program, institutions should always refer to the applicable statutes and rules. The information provided in this document is to be used solely as a resource and does not supersede the statute and/or rules for this program.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Tags: Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) Grant, TEXAS Grant, Program Guidelines, THECB
April 21, 2020
Texas Educational Opportunity Grant FY 2021 Guidelines

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Program Guidelines are intended to support institutions by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When administering the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG), institutions should always refer to the applicable statutes and rules. The information provided in this document is to be used solely as a resource and does not supersede the statute and/or rules for this program.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Tags: Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG), Program Guidelines, THECB
April 21, 2020
Tuition Equalization Grant FY 2021 Guidelines

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Program Guidelines are intended to support institutions by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When administering the Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG), institutions should always refer to the applicable statutes and rules. The information provided in this document is to be used solely as a resource and does not supersede the statute and/or rules for this program.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Tags: Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG), Program Guidelines, THECB
April 21, 2020
Texas College Work-Study FY 2021 Guidelines

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Program Guidelines are intended to support institutions by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When administering the Texas College Work-Study (TCWS) Program, institutions should always refer to the applicable statutes and rules. The information provided in this document is to be used solely as a resource and does not supersede the statute and/or rules for this program.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Tags: Texas College Work-Study (TCWS), Program Guidelines, THECB
April 16, 2020
Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) List 2019

This list includes most courses in the Spring 2019 edition of the ACGM. It does not include courses previously removed or courses currently under review and scheduled for deletion. Academic Cooperatives (courses numbered 2289 and 2389), MUAP (applied music), MUEN (music ensembles), PHED/KINE activity and recreational dance courses, and Development Education are also excluded from the list.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: Non-transferable, Courses, ACGM
April 7, 2020
Workforce Education Course Manual Protocols

The WECM Protocols Manual provides guidance for the design, development, and review of credit and non-credit workforce education courses.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: Community State and Technical Colleges, Workforce Education Course Manual, WECM, WECM Course Review Protocols
April 7, 2020
ICPS Capital Expenditure Plan Training

Training slides for Integrated Campus Planning System (ICPS) Tool for THECB to collect all capital planning data from institutions and agencies. Last updated April 2020.

By Strategic Planning and Funding
Tags: ICPS, Capital Expenditure Plans
March 17, 2020
Best Practices for Graduate Program Reviews-Online Included

Helpful document that outlines best practices for institutions submitting graduate program reviews for their degree programs (face-to-face or online).

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: Graduate Programs, Best Practices, Graduate Program Review
February 12, 2020
Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual Spring 2020

The official list of courses approved for general academic transfer that may be offered by public community and technical colleges in Texas for state funding. The manual includes course number, title, description, learning outcomes, and funding approval code for each course.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: TCCNS, Approval Codes, Learning Outcomes, Course Descriptions, ACGM
February 6, 2020
Low-Producing Degree Program Review January 2020

Description of the review process, criteria, and type of recommendations for the annual review of low-producing degree programs.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: review criteria, graduate numbers, low-producing degree programs
June 3, 2016
MOVEit Portal Guide

Instructions for using the secure THECB MOVEit Portal for submitting CBM reports for processing to the Educational Data Center (EDC).

By Educational Data Center
Tags: THECB File Transfer, MOVEit Portal
February 4, 2020
EDC Portal User Guide

Instructions for using the secure THECB EDC Portal (CBPass Login) for submitting CBM001 reports for processing to the Educational Data Center (EDC). Last updated November 2019 for Spring 2020 CBM001 report submission.

By Educational Data Center
Tags: THECB File Transfer, EDC Portal
January 29, 2020
Good Neighbor Program (GNP) Online Recommendation Instructions - FY 2021

The purpose for this document is to provide guidance and clarification to institutions of higher education in the Good Neighbor Program online student nomination submission process. The purpose of the  form is to provide institutions with a secure method for submitting student recommendations to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Tags: Online Recommendation Form, THECB, GNP, Good Neighbor Program
January 13, 2020
Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Public Universities Fall 2019

Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Public Universities in effect Fall 2019 for CBM Reports for student enrollment, TSI, courses, faculty, graduation, facilities, admissions (Last updated January 2020 to include CBM00T Student Transfer Report).

By Educational Data Center
Tags: Data Reporting, Texas Public Universities, CBM Reports
January 13, 2020
Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Independent Colleges and Universities Fall 2019

Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Independent Colleges and Universities in effect Fall 2019 for CBM Reports for student enrollment, graduation (Last updated January 2020).

By Educational Data Center
Tags: Data Reporting, Texas Independent Colleges and Universities, CBM Reports
January 13, 2020
Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Community, Technical, and State Colleges Fall 2019

Reporting and Procedures Manual for Texas Community, Technical, and State Colleges in effect Fall 2019 for CBM Reports for student enrollment, TSI, classes, faculty, graduation, facilities (Last updated January 2020).

By Educational Data Center
Tags: Data Reporting, Texas Community Colleges, Texas Technical Colleges, Texas State Colleges, CBM Reports
September 27, 2019
Report of Fundable Operating Expenses (RFOE) Application Instructions

Provides information on accessing the RFOE collection tool (using CBPass secure login) along with submission instructions and requirements (Last updated September 2019).

By Strategic Planning and Funding
Tags: RFOE, RFOE User Manual
September 27, 2019
Community College Annual Reporting and Analysis Tool (CARAT) User's Guide

Provides information on accessing the CARAT Reporting Tool (using CBPass secure login) for data entry and certification, and the CARAT Analysis Tool (no login required) for analyzing data and viewing reports from the CARAT database (Last updated September 2019).

By Strategic Planning and Funding
Tags: CARAT, CARAT User's Guide
January 6, 2020
Texas Core Curriculum Submission Portal User Manual

User manual for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board application to submit changes to the Core Curriculum, the Texas Core Curriculum Submission Portal.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
Tags: Core Curriculum Submission Portal, Core Curriculum, TCC, THECB
December 18, 2019
60x30TX Accountability System: Institutional Portal Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide for accessing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Accountability System Institutional Portal for data entry and report review.

By Strategic Planning and Funding
Tags: Accountability System, Institutional Portal, Quick Start Guide