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[Date changed–posted 5/30/24 (last revised 5/26/23)]
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Operating Policy and Procedure

OP 34.21: Enrollment at Institutions Other than Texas Tech during Disciplinary Suspension

DATE: May 30, 2024

PURPOSE: The purpose of this Operating Policy/Procedure (OP) is to establish university policy regarding the enrollment of students during a period of disciplinary suspension from the university.

REVIEW: This OP will be reviewed in May of each year by the Assistant Dean of Students and Senior Director of the Office of Student Conduct in consultation with the Academic Council, with substantive revisions submitted through administrative channels to the Dean of Students and Vice Provost for Student Life and the Provost and Senior Vice President.


1.  Policy

An enrolled student in the fall or spring semester or summer session who is found in violation of the Code of Student Conduct through a Hearing Panel and/or the Office of Student Conduct may be placed on time-limited disciplinary suspension (refer to the Code of Student Conduct).

2.  Procedure

A student placed on time-limited disciplinary suspension who, during the suspension period, enrolls at another college or university shall be considered a transfer student when determining eligibility for readmission, in accordance with university policy (refer to admission information in the University Catalog). Likewise, academic courses taken at any higher education institution during the time-limited disciplinary suspension period may or may not be accepted as academic credit for specific degree programs, as determined by each academic college.

3.  Right to Change Policy

Texas Tech University reserves the right to interpret, amend, or rescind this policy, in whole or in part, at any time.

Operating Policies & Procedures