Title V: Laws, Regulations, and Guidance

The U.S. Higher Education Title V, also known as the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program, assists eligible institutions of higher education in improving and expanding their capacity to serve Hispanic and low-income individuals. Title V supports eligible institutions with such activities as:

  • Acquisition of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes
  • Faculty development
  • Curriculum development and academic instruction
  • Acquisition of library and educational materials, including telecommunications program material
  • Student services
  • Funds and administrative management including acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening management of funds
  • Establishment or improvement of facilities for Internet or other distance-learning academic instruction capabilities, including acquisition of telecommunications technology equipment or other services
  • Establishment or improvement of teacher education programs that will qualify students to teach in elementary and secondary public schools
  • Establishment of community outreach programs for elementary and secondary students that develop academic skill and promote an interest to pursue postsecondary education
  • Increase the number of Hispanic and other underrepresented graduate and professional students by expanding courses and institutional resources
  • Other activities that contribute to the purposes of the program.