Tuition and fees at public universities and the increasing number of eligible students have outgrown the TEXAS Grant program’s ability to cover recipients’ tuition and fees, according to the 2019 TEXAS Grants report.
Hartzell said if students self-isolate before returning to campus, it will help lower the spread of COVID-19 in the community. He said the University is relying on students to take this responsibility seriously.
Summer enrollment at Texas universities increased 16.4% from summer 2019 to summer 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a preliminary data report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Many student commuters are uncertain where to go on campus to take her online courses as blocked online and in person classes won’t allow enough time to get to and from campus . In an initial letter from Interim President Jay Hartzell outlining the reopening of campus for the fall semester, there was no mention of a plan to open popular study spaces, such as the undergraduate libraries, student activity centers and Texas Union.