Collegeview.com says “it’s okay to begin your first and even second year of college without choosing a major.” Many advisors at UT Arlington would agree. Sometimes it is best to ease into college and spend some time learning about what is available instead of jumping, head first, into a degree you know little about. [...]
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Over the years, I have noticed, as do many academic advisors, that students come to campus eager to find out where their dorm room is or what building houses their classes, but many students do not take advantage of the resource opportunities that the University offers. In fact, some students will never know where the [...]
Does this sound familiar?
All of the mid-terms are over, the last day to drop has passed, finals are days away and you haven’t said a word to your professors and you have no idea if you’re going to pass your classes.
Fear is natural. We fear what we do not understand…what is unknown [...]
In case you haven’t heard, the Texas Legislature has passed a House Bill requiring students to declare a major by 45 credit hours. House Bill 3025 is currently in effect. If you are one of the hundreds of students on the 45 hour list, then there may be a letter of notification sitting in your [...]
Once the semester begins, it seems like every day is a busy day on campus. There is so much to do and see, and your life may seem completely planned out to the exact minute. This may not be the case if you have not made a decision on a major, yet. In fact, this [...]
University College invites all students to join “The Success Series”, a workshop series designed to improve academic performance and enhance important life skills. Each semester, various departments within University College will offer innovative, hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, such as time management, study skills, dealing with stress, learning styles, major exploration, and [...]
The Freshman 4-Week Progress Reports are available online on your MyMav Student Center.
There are two things a student should do once you view your progress report:
• Schedule a time to meet with your instructor to discuss your progress and any
concerns you may have.
• Meet with [...]
Today is Census. Also, known as the last day to drop without a W, but it’s important for other reasons, too.
Did you know that adds are not permitted after Census?
After late registration through the last date to drop, students must meet with an undergraduate academic advisor to drop a class or fully withdraw from [...]
Ever think about traveling around the world? Learning about different cultures and languages? If you said yes, then studying abroad is for you. Learn about your options at the Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 12 between 11am and 2pm on the University Center Mall. Students can also apply for a passport at the fair! [...]
Want more information about majors at UTA? If your answer is yes, then we have a special treat for you in October. The University College and University Advising Center will host the Maverick Major Fair on the Library Mall on October 10th. College, School and Department representatives will be available to answer questions and provide [...]