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Hazlewood

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The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does NOT include living expenses, books, or supply fees.

Hazlewood Website

 


 

First Time Applicants

To apply for Hazlewood benefits students must submit:

 

For a full documentation checklist, please download the first-time application forms below.


 

Legacy Act Applicants

For Veterans Transferring Unused Hours to an Eligible Child, applicants must submit:

  • Texas Hazlewood Exemption Application
  • Certificate of Separation or Discharge (DD Form 214) - The copy provided must be legible and contain place of entry, home of record at the time of entry, character of service, length of service, and dates of service.
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Federal GI Bill® benefits (COE) - Required for veterans who served after September 11, 2001.
  • Relationship documentation.
  • Registration with the Hazlewood Student Hours Online database - Once registered, log in and print the Account Overview page (even if hours show zero) for the school.

 


 

Spouse/Child Applicants of 100% Disabled or Deceased Veteran

Students that are the spouse or child of a deceased or 100% disabled veteran must submit:

  • Texas Hazlewood Exemption Application
  • Certificate of Separation or Discharge (DD Form 214) - The copy provided must be legible and contain place of entry, home of record at the time of entry, character of service, length of service, and dates of service.
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Federal GI Bill® benefits (COE) - Required for veterans who served after September 11, 2001.
  • Relationship documentation.
  • Registration with the Hazlewood Student Hours Online database - Once registered, log in and print the Account Overview page (even if hours show zero) for the school.

 


 

Returning TVCC Students who wish to renew the Hazlewood Exemption Application

To renew a previous application, submit the following:

TVCC Request for Certification

 


 

Please remember that applications must be resubmitted each academic year, beginning with the fall term.  Supporting documentation need not be resubmitted annually unless there has been a change in VA benefits status.

 


Hazlewood Forms

 

Due to security risk and valuing your privacy, TVCC Veterans Office will no longer accept forms via email. Please upload your form(s) to our secure inbox using the button below; you will need your Cardinal ID & Password combination to log in for form submission.  You may also fax the form(s) to (903) 675-6345 or mail them to TVCC, ATTN: Veterans, 100 Cardinal Dr. Athens, TX 75751.

 

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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about educational benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.