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
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
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
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
April 21, 2020
College Access Loan 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 College Access Loan (CAL) 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
April 21, 2020
Work-Study Student Mentorship 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 Work-Study Student Mentorship Program (WSMP), 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
June 22, 2020
State Financial Aid Program Guidelines 2020-21

State Financial Aid Program Guidelines 2020-21

By Student Financial Aid Programs
June 18, 2020
Tuition Equalization Grant FY 2020 Engagement Guide

The TEG Engagement Guide was developed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to assist auditors during the TEG Program engagement process at Texas Private/Independent institutions. The purpose of the engagement is to confirm that awards are only given to eligible students and that the institution has an adequate system of internal controls to assure adherence to program laws and regulations.

Although all requirements outlined in this guide must be addressed by the auditor, the auditor should use his or her judgment to determine if further matters should be reviewed. This guide is not intended to be an exhaustive reference.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
June 17, 2020
Financial Aid Database FY 2020 Revised Report Manual

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
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