Policy VI.6003.B, Admissions


The purpose of this policy is to state San Jacinto College’s (the College) general position on admissions for all individuals.


In accordance with the Texas Administrative Code Title 19 and Texas Education Code 130.0011, San Jacinto College is an open admissions institution that ensures that all individuals who can benefit from postsecondary education have an opportunity to enroll. The College is committed to meeting the needs of all applicants and will provide information necessary to make sure the admissions process is clear and concise.  With the admissions process, San Jacinto College is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Admission to the College does not guarantee admittance to a particular course or program of study. A student may be required to satisfy certain requirements before enrolling in particular programs of study.

The College shall develop procedures for student admissions, including any additional course admission requirements. The procedures shall be published in the College Catalog and the College website.

The Authority, Applicability, Sanctions, Exclusions, and Interpretation do not differ from Policy II.2000.A, Policy and Procedures Development, Review, Revision, and Rescission.

Associated Procedures

Procedure VI.6003.B.a, Admissions

Procedure VI.6003.B.b, Senior Citizens Enrolling for Classes

Date of Board Approval

July 9, 2018

Effective Date

July 10, 2018

Primary Owner

Deputy Chancellor and President

Secondary Owner

Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Services