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Exemptions are a type of financial assistance that allows some Texas Residents to attend a public college or university in Texas without paying tuition or, in some cases, tuition and fees. | Learn more about exemptions 

Waivers are a type of financial assistance that allows certain nonresidents of Texas to pay the in-state tuition rate. | Learn More about waivers

Certain waivers/exemptions require recipients to maintain a certain GPA and complete their program of study within a certain amount of hours.  Recipients of these awards are evaluated each semester to ensure compliance with GPA and excessive hour rules.  For more information, contact studentbusiness@lamar.edu.


You may mail or email exemption/waiver documents to the Student Business Office:

Mail: P.O. BOX 10003, Beaumont, TX 77710



Please Note: If you are the recipient of Federal Student Aid and are receiving an exemption or waiver, please notify the Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid by completing the Additional Resource Form.