The Office of Financial Aid at Texas State Technical College Harlingen (TSTC Harlingen) provides financial services to assist students who would otherwise be unable to pursue a post-secondary education. The resources are made available to ensure that finances do not hinder qualified students from earning an Associate Degree; Academic Core Curriculum (transfer credits to a four-year institution in the state of Texas); or a Certificate. The Financial Aid Office supports higher education and is committed to the development of staff, policies, and procedures to enhance student success. The primary purpose of the Financial Aid Office is to provide accurate, responsive and respectful services to all constituents of TSTC Harlingen; to manage the College’s resources in an efficient and equitable manner; and, to adhere to National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) professional practices and ethical standards.
Code of Conduct
An institutional financial aid professional is expected to always maintain exemplary standards of professional conduct in all aspects of carrying out his or her responsibilities, specifically including all dealings with any entities involved in any manner in student financial aid, regardless of whether such entities are involved in a government sponsored, subsidized, or regulated activity. In doing so, a financial aid professional should:
Adopted by Board of Directors, May 2007