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Directory Information

In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, A&M-Texarkana gives notice that the information listed below is considered directory information and will be released upon request. 

Any student who objects to the release of the directory information on file in his or her name must notify the Registrar's Office in writing by submitting the "Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information" form that he or she does not wish to have such information released. This request will be honored, and all of the information will be held confidential.

Students have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the university to comply with the requirements of FERPA. the name and address of the office that administers FERPA is Family Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-4605.

Directory Information Includes the following:

  • Students full name
  • Addresses- local, permanent
  • University email
  • Telephone listings- both local and permanent
  • Date and place of birth
  • Major field of study
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Photograph
  • Dates of Attendance
  • Degrees and awards received
  • Full or part time status
  • Enrollment status (Undergraduate, Graduate, classification, etc)
  • Most recent previous educational agency or institution attended

Repeated Courses

Students who attempt a course three or more times at A&M-Texarkana since Fall 2002 will be charged an additional $50.00 per credit hour for the repeated course. The bill you receive after you register may not accurately reflect the additional tuition and fees for the courses attempted three or more times. A&M-Texarkana reserves the right to adjust the student's tuition as a result of registering for the third or more time.

The following courses are exempt from this rule:

  1. Thesis or dissertation courses
  2. Courses that may be repeated for credit because they involve different or more advanced content each time the course is taken
  3. Independent Study courses
  4. Special Topics and Seminar courses
  5. Continuing education courses that must be repeated to retain professional certification

Undergraduate Funding Limit Rule (Limitation on in-state tuition rates for some undergraduates)- Excessive Hours:

Senate Bill 345 passed in the 76th Legislative session, allows a higher education institution to charge a resident undergraduate student tuition at a higher rate than that charged to other resident undergraduate students, not to exceed the rate charged to nonresident undergraduate students, for students that have exceeded a certain number of semester credit hours of funded college work and who have not earned an undergraduate degree.

  • Students who were enrolled in any Texas public institution between Fall 1999 and Summer 2006 cannot attempt 45 credit hours beyond the hours required to complete their degree.
  • Students who were enrolled in any Texas public institution between Fall 2006 and thereafter cannot attempt 30 credit hours beyond the hours required to complete their degree.

Limitation on Dropping Courses

Under section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code, "an institution of higher education may not permit a student to drop more than six courses, including any course a transfer student has dropped at another institution of higher education." This statue was enacted by the State of Texas in spring 2007 and applied to students who enroll in a public institution of higher education as first-time freshmen in fall 2007 or later.

Any course that a student drops is counted toward the six-drop limit if:

  • the student was able to drop the course without receiving a grade or incurring an academic penalty
  • the student's transcript indicates or will indicate that the student was enrolled in the course (recorded drop)
  • the student is not dropping the course in order to withdraw from the institution. 

"Some exemptions for good cause could allow a student to drop a course without having it counted toward this limit, but it is the responsibility of the student to establish that good cause.

Semester Grades

Semester grades are posted to Web for Students at the end of the term. They are NOT mailed. Students should log on to Web for Students to obtain grades (instructions are listed above). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at (903)334-6601.