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Hazlewood Dependent and Spouse Program

•Pays resident tuition and required fees.
 •Recipients can receive up to 150 credit hours of resident tuition and fees exempted.
 •Only correspondence courses listed on a student’s degree plan may be paid. The recipient must reside in Texas each semester Hazlewood is used.
 •Hazlewood hours will not be refunded for courses dropped after the 12th class day.
 •If Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan payments have already been applied to a student’s bill, and the semester in question has already begun or is a prior semester, the Hazlewood Exemption cannot be processed for the semester in question. Click here for more information regarding the Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan and the removal of payments from student accounts.
 •If a child to whom hours have been delegated fails to use all assigned hours, the veteran or conservator of the hours may reassign the unused hours to another dependent.
 •The Hazlewood Exemption is considered to be a financial resource for financial aid purposes and, as such, may reduce a student’s need based grant and scholarship eligibility.

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Eligibility Requirements
1. Sponsoring veteran must meet one of the following requirements:

  • DD-214 reflects that Home of Record At Time of Entry into the Military was Texas.
  • DD-214 reflects that Place (Point) of Entry into the Military was Texas.
  • Veteran must prove they were a Texas Resident at the time they entered the military if DD-214 does not reflect Texas as Home of Record or Point of Entry as Texas.

 2. Sponsoring veteran must meet one of the following requirements:

  • 100% disabled for the purpose of employability.
  • Missing in Action.
  • Killed in Action.
  • Their death must have been documented as service related.
  • Dependent must meet all of the following requirements:
  • Be the biological, step, or adopted child.
  • Be a Texas resident as deemed by the Office of Admission at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
  • Reside in Texas for each semester Hazlewood is used.
  • Be 25 years or younger on the first day of the semester for which the exemption is claimed.

 4. Spouse must be a Texas resident deemed by the Office of Admission at University of Houston-Clear Lake and provide proof they were married to the veteran at the time the qualifying incidence occurred.
 5. Dependent/spouse cannot have federal veterans education benefits dedicated to the payment of tuition and fees unless resident tuition and fees exceed those benefits.
 6. Dependent/spouse cannot be in default on a student loan made or guaranteed by the state of Texas.

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University of Houston-Clear Lake
CAPT. Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services
2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Box 177
Houston, TX 77058-1098

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