Guidelines / Manuals

June 3, 2020
Bilingual Education Program FY 2021 Guidelines

Bilingual Education Program FY 2021 Guidelines

By Student Financial Aid Programs
May 15, 2019
TEXAS Grant FY 2020 Program Guidelines
By Student Financial Aid Programs
September 11, 2014
Grants and Special Programs- CBID Institutional Master Instructions
By Student Financial Aid Programs
September 11, 2014
Grants and Special Programs- CBID Institutional User Instructions
June 27, 2017
AQW-CBPASS Instructions
By Academic Quality and Workforce
February 25, 2016
Commissioner Office - Summary Training Requirements for Governing Board Members
By Agency Operations and Communications
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
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
September 25, 2020
Financial Aid Database Report Manual FY 2020 Cyle III Revisions

The purpose of the Financial Aid Database (FAD) Report is to collect data used by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to produce an annual statewide Financial Aid Report, determine state aid program allocations, conduct compliance monitoring, and generate additional statewide and institutional reports. The FAD Report provides the state with a means of measuring and analyzing the funding resources available to students attending public and private/independent institutions of higher education in Texas.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
April 21, 2020
Educational Aide Exemption 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 Educational Aide Exemption (EAE) 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
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
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
April 21, 2020
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program 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 Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP), 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
Educational Aide Exemption (EAE) Program Fund Request Form Instructions FY 2021

Educational Aide Exemption Program Fund Request Form

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Bilingual Education Scholarship Program Funds Request Form Instructions FY 2021

Instructions on how to complete the Bilingual Education Scholarship Program Fund Request Form (FRF). 

By Student Financial Aid Programs
August 6, 2020
Blind or Deaf Students Exemption Fact Sheet

This Fact Sheet highlights specific requirements regarding the Blind/Deaf Student Exemption Program in the Texas Education Code (TEC)
and/or Texas Administrative Code (TAC) in order to assist institutions with the administration of programs.
 

By Student Financial Aid Programs
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
August 4, 2020
Bilingual Education Program Rider

Program to Encourage Certification to Teach Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, or Spanish.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Bilingual Education Opinion KP-0320

Attorney Generals opinion on Whether Rider 52 to the Higher Education Coordinating Board’s appropriation in the General Appropriations Act allows students to qualify for financial assistance through the Program to Encourage Certification to Teach Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, or Spanish by taking an exam comparable to the State Board for Educator Certification Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test or by passing a practice exam

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Educational Aide Exemption (EAE) Funds Request Form Instructions

Instruction on how to complete the Educational Aide Exemption (EAE) Fund Request Form (FRF). Participating Institutions can request EAE program funds throughout the year on an as-needed basis using the Funds Request Form (FRF). The FRF allows for easier reconciliation between the institution’s Financial Aid Office, Business Office, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).