:: Flexible Credit Options for UT Students
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.
- 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
|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.|
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.