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Apply for the Hazlewood Exemption

Applicants have two choices of applications, First-time Recipients at Tarleton and Renewal Recipients. Make sure to read through the program descriptions to ensure you select the correct application that best fits your situation.

Renewal Recipients at Tarleton State University

Students must apply for Hazlewood each semester (with the Hazlewood Continued Enrollment form). Students must submit one paper Hazlewood Application each academic year, but then can electronically renew Hazlewood for subsequent semesters within the same academic year.

  • Register for your courses at Tarleton for the semester you wish to renew Hazlewood.
  • Be registered for Selective Service if you meet Federal requirements for registration.
  • Within 1-2 business days, the Status Page of the Financial Aid Portal will be updated to reflect the Hazlewood documentation required to renew Hazlewood for the semester in question.
  • Submit the requested document(s) electronically if it is an electronic renewal, or via document upload in the Financial Aid Portal, fax, mail, or in-person, if a paper application is required. Continue to monitor the Status Page of the Financial Aid Portal to confirm that each document is received and is complete.
  • The Hazlewood renewal application will be processed within 5-7 business days of receipt.
  • The Hazlewood Exemption will apply to the student's billing account after bills have been generated by Student Business Services for the semester in question.

First-time Recipients at Tarleton State University

  • Register for Selective Service if you meet Federal requirements for registration.
  • Be admitted to Tarleton State University.
  • Request to use Hazlewood for the first time at Tarleton by doing the following. Students may begin submitting requests to apply for benefits for next Summer or next Fall on March 1st and for next Spring on October 1st.
  • Documents may also be faxed, mailed, or delivered in-person. Monitor the Status page of the Financial Aid Portal to confirm that each document is received and is complete.
  • Typically, the Hazlewood Application will be processed within 5-7 business days after the following has occurred. Benefit documentation for Fall may be received as early as March 1st, but benefit processing for Fall will not begin until July 1st (as Summer benefit processing will take priority from April through June).
    • All required documentation has been received.
    • The student has registered for courses for the semester in question.
  • The Hazlewood Exemption will apply to the student's billing account after bills have been generated by Student Business Services for the semester in question.

Required Hazlewood Documentation for First-time Recipients

A completed Hazlewood Act Exemption Application and all required supporting documentation must be received by the Veteran Services Office no later than the last class date of the semester or term to which the exemption applies.

Veterans
Hazlewood Legacy Recipients (Dependents Using Hours Transferred from the Veteran)
Dependents of Veterans Who Are 100% Disabled/Unemployable, Are Missing in Action, or Were Killed in Action

Additional Resources

The Texas Veterans Commission
The Texas Veterans Portal
Texas Veterans App