Skip to content. Skip to main navigation.

Children of Disabled Firemen/Peace Officers

General Information

  • Exempt from tuition, fees, and charges except Property Deposit, charges for lodging, board, clothing, parking, and other voluntary and/or late fees and charges.

Eligibility: See Texas Education Code SECTION 54.351 and 51.9095.

Required Documentation

  • Letter from Texas Education Coordinating Board certifying student's parent died or was disabled in the line of duty.


  • Exemption may only be used for the first 120 undergraduate credit hours for which the student registers. Student NOT entitled to exemption if they do not apply initially for this exemption before their 21st birthday; or when they become 22 if they are eligible to participate in a school district's special education program under Section 29.003; or after the date they become 26 years of age.

Tuition, Fees and Charges


Authorizing Department(s)

  • Office of Student Accounts, Davis Hall

Legal Reference