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Don’t wait!   All students who want to register during the priority registration period, must be advised.

Freshmen and Sophomores

College of Engineering and Computer Science:  Freshmen and Sophomores  who have met Texas TSI College Readiness Standards are advised through your Engineering or Computer Science department.

Political Science:   Freshmen and Sophomores who have met Texas TSI College Readiness Standards are advised through the Political Science department

The University Academic Advising Center advises all other Freshmen and Sophomores.

Juniors and Seniors

Juniors and Seniors who have met Texas TSI College Readiness Standards are advised through their major department.

Juniors and Seniors who have not met Texas TSI College Readiness Standards are advised through the University Academic Advising Center.


University Academic Advising Center

- Request an appointment online:


-Call 956/665-7152

- Walk-in to schedule an appointment (Southwick Hall Room 101A)

Each Session is offered twice as indicated in the dates below

Location: ENGR 1.300

Day of Week and Times: Tuesday Sessions (12- 1 pm) and Thursday Sessions  (12-1 pm).

Session Dates:

Sept 3 or 5          Starting off the Semester Strong

Sept 10 or 12     What Do “A” Students Do?

Sept 24 or 26     Critical Reading: Reading College-Level Work Like a Pro

Oct 1 or 3            Note-Taking Inside & Outside the Classroom

Oct 8 or 10         Tips to Score High on Your Mid-Term Exams

Oct 15 or 17       Finding Your Way as an Independent Scholar

Oct 22 or 24       Time Management: Fitting Everything In!

Oct 29 or 31       Got an Essay Assignment? Here’s Help!

Nov 12 or 14      Conquering Your Test Anxiety

Nov 19 or 21      Acing Your Finals

All Students are welcome at any or all sessions!

Cosponsored by University College, the Learning Assistance Center, and the Writing Center

You can get up-to-date Spring 2014  information about deadlines, registration dates, fees and the process of registering for class at the following link:  http://portal.utpa.edu/utpa_main/dsa_home/registrar_home/registrar_bulletin