Transfer Disputes for Lower-Division Courses from Texas Institutions

The following procedures shall be followed by public institutions of higher education in the resolution of credit transfer disputes involving lower-division courses:

  1. The receiving institution shall give written notice to the student and to the sending institution that transfer of the course credit is denied
  2. Institutional representatives and the student shall attempt to resolve the transfer of the course credit in accordance with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules and/or guidelines
  3. If the transfer dispute is not resolved to the satisfaction of the student or the sending institution within 45 days after the date the student receives written notice of denial, the institution that denies the transfer shall notify the Commissioner of Higher Education of the denial and the reason for the denial

The Commissioner or the Commissioner's designee shall make the final determination concerning the dispute of the transfer of course credit and will give written notice of the determination to the student and each institution.