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Tuition Waivers & Exemptions

Student Business Services processes the Exemptions and Waivers for Texas State University. Texas State requirements are listed on each form and the deadline is the twelfth class day of the fall/spring term and fourth class day of a regular summer term. 

  • Please note: Any portion not covered by the waiver or exemption is the student's responsibility to pay by the appropriate semester due dates.

Beginning with the Fall 2023 semester, expedite processing by submitting exemption and/or waiver requests along with any required documents, using the following document uploader:

Tuition Assistance Document Uploader


Academic Progress for Waivers and Exemptions:

Section 54.2001 Continued Receipt of Exemptions and Waivers has been added to the Texas Education Code and requires Texas State University to comply with the new legislation. 

In order to continue receiving certain exemptions and waivers, students must meet the University’s grade point average requirement for making satisfactory academic progress toward a degree or certificate, in accordance with the institution’s policy regarding eligibility for financial aid. 

Additionally, hours considered excessive under Texas Education Code, Section 54.014 Tuition for Repeated or Excessive Hours, may not be eligible to receive the exemption or waiver.

 The GPA requirements are indicated in the table below:

GPA Requirement Chart


Selective Service Requirements:

Texas Education Code Section 51.9095 requires all males between the ages of 18 and 25 receiving a loan, grant, scholarship, or other financial assistance funded by state revenue, including federal funds or gifts and grants accepted by this state, or receive a student loan guaranteed by this state or the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, must register for Selective Service in order to qualify for specified exemptions and waivers.

For additional information on Selective Service requirements or to verify your registration status, please visit

Below are the exemptions and waivers honored by Texas State University. All original documents for these programs should be turned in to the Student Business Services Office (JC Kellam Building, Room 188) by the twelfth class day of the fall/spring term and fourth class day of a regular summer term. Please click on the name of the designated program to review the requirements as mandated by the College for Texans website. Request forms received after those dates will NOT be honored.

*Requires University Approved Form