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Census and You

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Today is Census. Hooray! You’re officially a UTA student for the Spring semester, but it’s important for other reasons, too.
The term Census date refers to the point at which your enrollment is locked for financial aid purposes, and it happens to coincide with the last date you can add or drop classes without a [...]

Starting Undeclared

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 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. [...]

Exploring Your University

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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 [...]

Understanding Probation and GPA Issues

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

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.
Scary, huh?
Fear is natural. We fear what we do not understand…what is unknown [...]

The Big 45: How to Make Your Move

Monday, October 1st, 2012

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 [...]

Finding Motivation for Major Exploration

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

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 [...]

Success Series Offers Workshops

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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 [...]

Freshman Progress Reports on MyMav

Friday, September 21st, 2012

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 [...]

Study Abroad Fair – Sept. 12, 2012

Friday, September 7th, 2012

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! [...]

Maverick Major Fair!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

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 [...]