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Hazlewood Exemption

•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.
 •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. Veteran’s DD-214 must indicate:

  • Honorable or General Under Honorable Conditions as character of service.
  • More than 180 days of active duty service (net active service excluding training time).

2. 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.

3. Veteran must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Currently reside in Texas however does not have to currently be a resident of Texas.
  • Received the Hazlewood Exemption prior to the fall 2011 semester.
  • Currently Active Duty and can supply military orders showing assignment outside of Texas.

4. Veteran cannot have federal veterans education benefits dedicated to the payment of tuition and fees
unless resident tuition and fees exceed those benefits.
 5. Veteran cannot be in default on a student loan made or guaranteed by the state of Texas.

Student Services and Classroom Building third floor room 3.201.

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

(281) 283-3071

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