|(a) A student desiring to transfer from one school
to another must withdraw from the first school prior to the transfer.
Enrollment in two or more schools of cosmetology at the same time
(b) A student transferring to a school who desires
to claim credit earned must inform the school transferred to prior
to enrollment of his/her prior attendance and must furnish to that
school and the department a record of credit claimed. This record
may be in the form of a transcript from the prior school or an extract
from records of the department.
(c) Upon withdrawal, and provided that the agreed tuition
and fees have been tendered, a student is entitled to an official
transcript of credit earned at the school withdrawn from. The transcript
must be ready for pickup or, if mailed, postmarked within ten calendar
days of the school's receipt of notice of withdrawal. A copy of the
transcript must be kept in the student's file for 48 months and the
copy must be made available at the request of the department.
(d) A student who withdraws from a cosmetology school
is entitled to a refund in accordance with Texas Occupations Code,
(e) Withdrawal or termination shall be defined by the
number of hours scheduled according to the enrollment agreement or
contract the student has signed with the school or other document
acceptable to the department and not the clock hours the student has
earned during class attendance.
(f) If a school closes or ceases operation before the
class credit is earned, the student is entitled to a tuition refund
in accordance with Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1602.
(g) Any student of an out-of-state private or public
cosmetology school may submit a request to the department to transfer
the completed credit to a Texas school. A transcript must be submitted
on the prescribed form and certified by the school in which the instruction
was given. Portions of the curricula of the department not taught
in another state must be taken in an approved Texas school prior to
taking the Texas examination.
(h) A student enrolled for a specialty course may withdraw
and transfer hours acquired to the operator course not to exceed the
amount of hours of that subject in the operator curriculum standards.
Students enrolled in the operator course may withdraw and transfer
up to the maximum specialty hours within the operator curriculum standards
for that course.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §83.74 adopted to be effective August 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5952; amended to be effective February 17, 2012, 37 TexReg 681; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1693