Guidelines / Manuals

July 31, 2019
Overview of TRS and ORP

Overview of TRS and ORP for Employees Eligible to Elect ORP

By Human Resources
ORP-related Attorney General's Opinions

ORP-related Attorney General's Opinions

By Human Resources Dept
ORP/TRS Contribution Rate History Chart

ORP/TRS Contribution Rate History Chart

By Human Resources Dept
ORP Employer Contribution Supplement History

ORP Employer Contribution Supplement History

By Human Resources Dept
ORP Eligibility Chart

ORP Eligibility Chart

Net Price Calculator FY 2021 Instructions

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is required to provide a State Net Price Calculator (NPC) tool for estimating the cost of attendance (COA) for full-time entering first-year students at public institutions of higher education in Texas (see Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 61.0777).

By Student Financial Aid Programs
August 26, 2020
Net Price Calculator FY 2021 Guidelines

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is required to provide an accessible tool for estimating the cost of attendance (COA) for full-time entering first-year students attending institutions of higher education in Texas (see Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 61.0777). General rules concerning the uniform standards for the publication of COA information as well as a tool (Net Price Calculator - NPC) to compute an estimated COA can be found in Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 21, Subchapter PP

By Student Financial Aid 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
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
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
May 19, 2020
Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) List 2020

This spreadsheet includes most courses in the Spring 2020 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. The spreadsheet includes course titles, descriptions, learning outcomes, semester credit hours, contact hours, and CIP approval codes.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
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
March 16, 2018
Item V-H(1) Chapter 5 C Rules Supplemental Materials
By Academic Planning and Policy
IRS Dollar Limitations on 403(b) Contributions

IRS Dollar Limitations on 403(b) Contributions

August 24, 2020
Instructions for Survey of Research Expenditures FY 2020

Instructions for completing the annual Sources and Uses survey for research expenditures as part of the annual financial report.

By Academic Quality and Workforce
July 27, 2020
Instructions -- ORP Annual Report Data

Instructions for Preparing Annual ORP Participation Report data

By Human Resources
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
March 24, 2010
ICPS Capital Expenditure Plan (MP1) Instructions
By Academic Quality and Workforce
HelmNet Online Reporting Manual

The purpose of the Online Reporting feature within the HelmNet portal provides institutions a secure method to run and export real-time data for the College Access Loan (CAL), Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP), and B-on-Time (BOT) programs. Administrators can access program summaries as well as borrower-specific details from application to final disbursement.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
HelmNet Change Transactions Instruction Guide

The purpose of this user guide is to provide instructions on how to make updates after completing certification for the College Access Loan (CAL) and Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) on the HelmNet Online portal.

By Student Financial Aid Programs