COVID-19 Higher education closures & online resources

This list is current as of May 18.

Posted on 05/18/2020 by Austin Chamber

College or University

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Financial Aid Notices

Admission Notices

Austin Community College

Campus closed, classes moved online to ACC student portals beginning for the rest of the semester on March 30th.

Tuition payment deferred to April 8th and student services to begin remotely online on March 30th. No changes to ACC financial aid policy at this time.ACC online classes extends through Summer. Summer Classes registration begin May 4th. Fall 2020 Classes registration begins June 15th. Please ACC Admissions Page for more information.

Concordia University Texas

Campus closed, classes moved online through Blackboard for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

Concordia University Texas COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Concordia University Texas Financial Aid Page

No changes to Concordia University financial aid policy at this time. Should students have questions or concerns about their tution payment or financial aid, they are to contact the CTX Central Office. Please see Concordia University Texas COVID Page for more information.Concordia University Texas will temporarily waive the ACT or SAT test requirement for admission for incoming classes beginning Fall 2020 through Fall 2021. Please see the Concordia University Admission's Page for more information.

Hutson Tillotson University

Campus closed, classes moved online to Huston Tillotson student portals for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

Hutson Tillotson University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Hutson Tillotson Financial Aid Page

No changes to Huston Tillotson University financial aid policy at this time. Students are to contact the Center for Academic Excellence if they have any questions about financial aid. Please see the Huston Tillotson University COVID Page for more information.Registration for Summer and Fall 2020 will be online, details will be pending. Students are told to contact the Office of the Provost for updates. No changes to overall admission process at this time.

St. Edwards University

Fall courses will be held on campus beginning Monday, Aug. 24, please see the St. Edward's COVID Page for more information. Only select campus building are open, classes moved online to St. Edward's University student portals for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th. Students are to move out of student housing by April 5th. the university has decided to extend the deadline for the Expanded Pass/No Pass Undergraduate Policy to Friday, May 8, 2020. Please see the academic services support page for more information on tutoring support.

St. Edwards University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

St. Edwards Financial Aid Page

St. Edwards University CARES Act Funding has been released, please see the St. Edwards University CARES Act Emergency Funding Page for application instructions. Financial Aid Counseling has been moved remotely online beginning on March 30th. No changes to St. Edward's University financial aid policy at this time, financial aid package decision won't be made by the university until after June 1st. Please see St. Edward's University COVID Page for more information.Final application and deposit extended to June 1st. Please see the Future Students Page for more information.

Temple College

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th. Students are to check their emails and stay up to date on online classes instructions.

Temple College COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Temple College Financial Aid Page

Students seeking tuition reimbursements from businesses or organizations like Baylor, Scott, & White are to email dianne.mcclure@templejc.edu or lisa.mescke@templejc.edu. No changes to Temple College financial aid policy. Please see Temple College COVID Page for more information.All high school students currently enrolled at Temple college are to check their emails daily with regards to their dual credit classes status. No notice of admission adjustments at this time for Temple College. Please see the Temple College COVID Page for more information.

Texas A&M University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Texas A&M University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas A&M Financial Aid Page

Students may apply for emergency financial aid due to COVID-19 on the Emergency Aid Application. No changes otherwise to the Texas A&M University Financial Aid Process. Please see the Texas A&M University COVID Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for Texas A&M University.

Texas State University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

Texas State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas State University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Texas State University Financial Aid Process. Please see the Texas State University COVID Page for more information.Fall 2020 Application deadline has been extended to August 1st and special consideration will be given to students whose SAT/ACT Testings has been canceled due to COVID-19. Please see the Texas State Admissions Page for more information.

Texas State University Round Rock

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

Texas State University Round Rock COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas State University Round Rock Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Texas State University Financial Aid Process. Please see the Texas State University COVID Page for more information.

Fall 2020 Application deadline has been extended to August 1st and special consideration will be given to students whose SAT/ACT Testings has been canceled due to COVID-19. Please see the Texas State Admissions Page for more information.

University of Texas at Austin

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

University of Texas COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Texas Financial Aid Page

Students may apply for emergency financial aid due to COVID-19 on the UT Student Emergency Services portal through their UT EID. No changes otherwise to the University of Texas Financial Aid Process. Please see the University of Texas COVID Student FAQ Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for the University of Texas at Austin.

Abilene Christian University

Campus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 16th.

Abilene Christian University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Abilene Christian University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Abilene Christian University financial aid process. Please see the Abilene Christian University COVID Page for more information.No changes to the Abilene Christian University Admission process. Please set up a phone appointment if you have any concerns on the Abilene Christian University Admission Page.

Angelo State University

Classes moved online on March 23. Residence halls, dining halls, library, computer labs, and clinics are still open.

Angelo State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Angelo State University Financial Aid Page

Please see the Angelo State University Financial Aid page for more information on Summer 1 Term Financial Status. Please see the Angelo State University COVID page for more information about the CARES Act Financial Aid application.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for Angelo State University. Please see Angelo State University virtual tour page for any updated admission's information.

Baylor University

Campus closed, classes are moved remotely online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Baylor University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Baylor University Financial Aid Page

Baylor Financial Aid Office are now offering emergency aid applications to students experiencing financial hardships from COVID-19. Baylor Financial Aid Office has moved online, students with questions are to call the financial aid office or email them. Please see Baylor Financial Aid Webpage for more information.Baylor has extended the deposit deadline to June 1 (previously May 1). Baylor will continue accepting applications and required documents throughout the spring semester. Baylor is in the process of offering an immersive virtual event experience allowing students to interact with Admissions, Financial Aid, professors and students. Please see the Baylor Admissions Page for more information.

Blinn College

Campus closed, classes are moved remotely online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Blinn College COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Blinn College Financial Aid Page

Financial aid that was eligible to be disbursed for this year by March 17th was disbursed this week. Any refunds are being processed now and will be available by the end of the week. Financial aid for the 2nd 8-week session that starts Friday, March 27th will disburse on Friday, March 27th. Students who were expecting a financial aid disbursement and do not see a disbursement should email finaid@blinn.edu. Please see the Blinn College COVID Student FAQ page for more information.Wednesday April 8th is the beginning date for Summer and Fall Terms. Please see Blinn College COVID Student FAQ page for more information.

Brigham Young University

Only select campus buildings are open, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Brigham Young University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Brigham Young Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Brigham Young University financial aid process at this time. Please see the Brigham Young University Admission process COVID Page for more information.No changes to the Brigham Young University Admission process.

Louisiana State University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Louisiana State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Louisiana State University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the LSU financial aid process at this time. Please see the LSU COVID Page for more information.No changes to the LSU Admission process.

Praire View A&M University

Prairie View A&M University plans to reopen in the Fall of 2020 with campus fully operational by June 15th. Campus closed, classes are moved remotely online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Praire View A&M University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Praire View A&M University Financial Aid Page

Please see the Prarie View A&M University CARES Act Page for emergency student funding application. No overall new updates o the Prairie View A&M University financial aid process. Please see the Prairie View A&M University COVID Page for more information.

No changes to the Prairie View A&M University Admission's process.

Rice University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Rice University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Rice University Financial Aid

No changes to the Rice University financial aid process at this time. Please see the Rice University COVID Page for more information.Please contact the Rice University Admission staff, should a student expect difficulties with the admission process due to COVID-19. Please see the Rice University financial aid page for more information.

Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston University is creating a work group to idenitfy the best option for Fall 2020 reopening, please see the Sam Houston University Working Group for more information. Sam Houston plans to start classes on August 17th. Sam Houston University to be back in full operation on July 1st. Classes moved remotely online on March 23. Residence halls are still open, but voluntary check out is avilable. Distance learning fees will not be assessed for remote classes. Distance learning fees for fully online classes will continue to be assessed.

Sam Houston State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Sam Houston State University Financial Aid Page

Sam Houston State University financial aid services has been moved online. No new updates to Sam Houston State University financial aid process.Please see the Sam Houston University COVID Page for more information.All prospective students need to complete the Sam Houston University application process, students that have not taken the SAT/ACT needs to contact the Sam Houston University Admissions Office for next steps. Summer Admission date is May 15th and Fall Admission Date is August 1st. Please see the Sam Houston University COVID FAQ page for more information.

Southern Methodist University

Campus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Southern Methodist University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

SMU Financial Aid Page

"Financial Aid Notifications for the 2020-2021 academic year
New incoming & transfer undergraduate students: Began January, 2020
New incoming graduate students: Scheduled to begin in late April and will continue on a rolling basis.
Returning/Continuing student (Undergraduate & Graduate) Scheduled to begin the last week of June after Grades have been evaluated and posted from the previous spring term. Please see the SMU Financial Aid Page for more information. "
No changes to the SMU Admission process.

Southwestern University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.

Southwestern University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Southwestern University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Southwestern University financial aid process. Please see the Southwestern University COVID Page for more information.

The May 1 enrollment deposit deadline has been extended to June 1 to allow students and families the flexibility to make final visits to campus at a later date and to carefully consider all college options. Please see the Southwestern University Admissions Page for more information.

Stephen F. Austin State University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 16th.

Stephen F. Austin State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Stephen F. Austin State University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the SFA University financial aid process. Please see SFA University COVID Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for SFA University.

Tarleton State University

Campus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 24th.

Tarleton State University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Tarleton State University Financial Aid Page

Students are encouraged visit the "Manage your aid" portal should their be changes to their financial aid due to COVID-19. No changes to the Tarleton State University financial process. Please see the Tarleton State University financial aid page for more information.Financial Aid Counseling has been moved remotely online beginning on March 30th. No changes to St. Edward's University financial aid policy at this time. Please see St. Edward's University COVID Page for more information.
Texas A&M University-Corpus ChristiCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Financial Aid Page
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Financial Aid Counseling has been moved online. No changes to the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Financial Aid process. Please see the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi COVID Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Texas A&M University-GalvestonOnly select campus buildings open, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.Texas A&M University-Galveston COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas A&M University-Galveston Financial Aid Page
No changes to the Texas A&M Galveston financial aid process at this time. Please see the Texas A&M Galveston Admission process COVID Page for more information.No changes to the Texas A&M Galveston Admission process.
Texas A&M University- KingsvilleCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.Texas A&M University, Kingsville COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Texas A&M University, Kingsville Financial Aid Page
No changes to the Texas A&M University, Kingsville financial aid process. Please see the Texas A&M University, Kingsville COVID Page for more information.No changes to the Texas A&M University, Kingsville Admission process.
Texas Christian UniversityCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.Admission Page
Texas Christian University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the TCU University financial aid process. Please see the TCU University Summer Financial Aid Page for more information on additional summer financial resources.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for TCU University.
Texas Lutheran UniversityThe COVID-19 Planning and Response Committee is working on a summer and fall plan that will be shared with the TLU Board of Regents this Friday and with the TLU community next week, please see the TLU COVID Page for more information. Campus closed, classes are moved remotely online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.Texas Lutheran University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas Lutheran University Financial Aid Page
All students have now been mailed the COVID-19 Emergency Aid Request form. Temple University is in the process of sending emails to the students that have submitted requests informing them of their status. Students can also see the status of their application by logging into MyTLU and going to the Document Tracking section on the Financial Aid page. No overall changes to the Texas Lutheran University financial aid process. Please see the Texas Lutheran University COVID Page for more detailed information on CARES Act Relief.No changes to the Texas Lutheran University Admission process.
Texas Southern UniversityCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.Texas Southern University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas Southern University Financial Aid Page
"Financial Aid Deadline:
Priority - April 15 for Fall
FAFSA Code: 003642"
"Application Deadline:
Fall - August 3
Spring - January 5
Summer I - May 11
Summer II - June 22"
Texas Tech UniversityCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.Texas Tech University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Texas Tech University Financial Aid Page
No changes to the Texas Tech university Financial Aid Process. Please see the Texas Tech University Financial Aid COVID-19 FAQ Page.Please contact Texas Tech University Office of Admissions if a prospective student has not taken the SAT or ACT due to COVID-19 complications. Please check the Texas Tech COVID-19 Admissions FAQ Page for more information.
Trinity UniversityCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.

Trinity University COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


Trinity University Financial Aid Page

No changes to the Trinity University financial aid process. Please see the Trinity University COVID Page for more information.Trinity University Admission office is closed, but still taking admissions. All admission process will take place online. Please see Trinity University Admissions page for more information.
Tyler Junior CollegeCampus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.Tyler Junior College COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

Tyler Junior College Financial Aid Page

"FAFSA Deadlines
Deadline to complete FAFSA:
Fall Classes: April 1
Spring Classes: August 1
Summer Classes: February 1. Please see the Tyler Junior College Financial AID Page for more information. "
No changes to the Tyler Junior College Admission process, applications for Summer and Fall Semesters now open.
University of AlabamaOnly select campus buildings open, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 18th.University of Alabama COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Alabama Financial Aid Page
No changes to the University of Alabama financial aid process at this time. Please see the University of Alabama Admission process COVID-19 Page for more information.No changes to the University of Alabama Admission process.
University of Arkansas at FayettevilleCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 16th.University of Arkansas COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Arkansas Financial Aid Page

University of Arkansas Financial Aid Services will be working online on March 19th, for more information please see the University of Arkansas Financial Aid Services site. No changes to the University of Arkansas Financial Aid process.No changes to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Admission process.
University of HoustonCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.University of Houston COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Houston Financial Aid Page
University of Houston Financial Aid Officers will work from home and services has been moved online. No changes to the University of Houston Financial Aid Process. Please see the University of Houston Financial Aid Page for more information.Prospective student applications deadline has been moved to July 17th. Please see the University of Houston Admission Page for more information.
University of Mary Hardin- BaylorCampus closed, classes moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.University of Mary Hardin Baylor COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Mary Hardin Financial Aid Page
No changes to Mary Hardin-Baylor Financial Aid process. Please see the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor COVID Health Resources Page for more information on CARES Act Relief.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
University of North TexasThere are five committees charged with managing the re-entry/recovery process. The leads from each of those committees will meet once a week and will act as an advisory group to the President and Cabinet. In addition, each Vice President will provide more detailed information to their division about their specific re-entry plans within the UNT System and university-level guidance. The committees are: academics, research, student life, facilities and operations, and health and safety. Additional information will be shared as plans are developed and finalized. Campus transitioned to essential operations only and will move all other campus offices to virtual service delivery by 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. Students will receive instructions about online classes for the rest of the semester on March 23 and will receive course instructions on their emails.University of North Texas COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of North Texas Financial Aid Page
All student services are moved remotely online and no changes at this time for University of North Texas Financial Aid Process. Please see the University of North Texas COVID Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for the University of North Texas.
University of Texas-San AntonioCampus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.University of Texas-San Antonio COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Texas-San Antonio Financial Aid Page
Please see the UTSA Student Emergency Funds for applications.No overall changes to the University of Texas at San Antonio Financial Aid Process. Financial Aid Counseling services are now online. Please see the University of Texas San Antonio at San Antonio Financial Aid Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
University of Texas ArlingtonCampus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 23rd.University of Texas Arlington COVID-19 Page

Admission Page

University of Texas Arlington Financial Aid Page
UT Arlington students may apply for temporary financial hardship aid due to difficulties form COVID-19, please see the UTA student affairs page for more information. No changes to the UT Arlington financial aid process.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for UT Arlington University.
University of Texas at DallasCampus closed, classes are moved online for the rest of the semester beginning on March 30th.University of Texas Dallas COVID-19 Page

Admission Page


University of Texas Dallas Financial Aid Page
University of Texas at Dallas financial aid services has been moved online, students are encouraged to visit the financial aid website. No changes to University of Texas at Dallas financial aid process. Please see the University of Texas at Dallas Financial Aid Page for more information.No notice of admission adjustments at this time for University of Texas at Dallas.


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