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:


Apply Texas System

ApplyTexas is a centralized web portal for prospective students from Texas and other states to apply for admission to Texas higher education institutions. The purpose of the program is to allow students to complete one application and submit it to multiple institutions of higher education.

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.


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.

Previous Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

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

Email ApplyTexas Committee