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Getting Started
Getting Started

The links below provide important information to students as they prepare to pursue a college degree through one of the four university partners at the Collin Higher Education Center.  Following the steps from degree program selection to understanding academic resources available will ensure your educational experience is a great one.

DEGREE AND PROGRAM SELECTION 
Partner universities at CHEC offer over 20 different degree programs.  Review the listings of degree programs and identify your area of interest for a baccalaureate or graduate degree.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The CHEC provides a variety of opportunities for prospective students to learn about degree programs offered. Please contact the appropriate university for more information.

FINANCIAL AID
Students begin the process for obtaining financial aid by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online.

REGISTRATION
 (academic calendars)
Once admitted, students may register for courses via web registration on their home university website.

TUITION, FEES and REFUNDS
The amount of tuition and fees owed by students registering for courses is determined by each university. Payments and refunds vary according to each university's deadlines.

ACADEMIC RESOURCES 
Details on textbooks, computer links, library, accommodations for students with disabilities and school closings.