ApplyTexas Advisory Committee**

The ApplyTexas Advisory Committee (ATAC) discusses and votes on proposed changes to the ApplyTexas application for the upcoming application cycle. The committee also works on additional initiatives to strengthen student participation and access into higher education, including:

  • Counselor Suite - an ApplyTexas portal that provides authorized high school counselors access to data on their students' progress in completing admission applications, and applying for financial aid;
  • TREx - an interface which enables participating high schools to electronically submit transcripts to participating colleges

Current Status: ATAC is a standing, statutory committee and its purpose is outlined in the Texas Education Code and the Texas Administrative Code.

Meeting Schedule: ATAC meets two to four times per year. Agendas are posted in the Texas Register a minimum of seven days before a meeting.

Membership: There are 24 ATAC Members who serve three-year terms. ATAC consists of representatives from two-year, four-year, and private institutions, plus one non-voting student member. Members are nominated by their institutions.

Upcoming and Recent Meetings

Meeting Summary Notes

If you have a suggestion for improving the ApplyTexas application or have comments/questions you would like to share, please contact a member of the Committee or email ApplyTexasApplication@highered.texas.gov.


Other inquiries should be directed to Claudette.Jenks@highered.texas.gov.