:: Flexible Credit Options for UT Students

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Set Your Own Pace

Looking for a class that fits both your degree requirements and your schedule?

University Extension (UEX) offers a wide range of courses from The University of Texas at Austin. The courses are a selection of the same ones offered during the day and are often taught by the same faculty.

UEX classes:

  • offer flexible scheduling options that work with your lifestyle
  • can be used to meet core curriculum requirements
  • can help you finish your degree faster
  • can help you meet prerequisite requirements for graduate or professional school

Advising is available year round for students interested in taking advantage of UEX course options. We encourage students to consult with an advisor before registering.

How UEX Courses Work for UT Austin Students

Course Types:
Semester
Classroom
Semester
Online Cohort
Self-paced Online
UT Austin credit? Yes Yes Yes
Included in cumulative UT GPA? Yes Yes Yes
Count toward full-time enrollment status? Yes Yes No
Count as degree credit? Yes Yes Yes
Part of flat rate tuition? No No No
Separate registration system through UEX website? Yes Yes Yes
UT financial aid available? Yes - Students must maintain minimum daytime enrollment hrs. Check with OSFS before registering. Yes - Students must maintain minimum daytime enrollment hrs. Check with OSFS before registering. No
Drop deadlines? Same as UT semester calendar Same as UT semester calendar Student can drop as long as final exam is not taken
Course duration? Same as UT semester (start a few days later, finals during dead days) Same as UT semester (start a few days later, finals during dead days) Standard five months given to complete coursework. Options available to purchase additional time.

Semester Courses

Each semester we offer courses that meet after 5 p.m. on the UT Austin campus, as well as a selection of online cohort courses. See our calendar for dates and deadlines.

Browse our Semester Course List to get started.

Self-paced Online Courses

UEX self-paced online courses are perfect for students who like to work on their own schedule. These courses are independent-study, and students have up to five months to complete coursework, not including the final exam. Our self-paced online courses can be started anytime from anywhere you have an internet connection.

Browse our Self-paced Online Course List to get started.