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The application is now COMPLETELY ONLINE, and all materials must be submitted through the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) website at:

All paper applications and materials (including recommendation letters) sent to GIAC or the Sociology Department will be unread and disposed of. To see what materials you MUST submit, as well as further requirements, please refer to our Instructions and FAQ.

The deadline for Fall 2014 admission is DECEMBER 1, 2013. Late and/or incomplete applications, including recommendation letters, will not be considered. Mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered applications and materials will not be considered. All materials must be submitted through the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) website at:

Checking on the Status of Your Application

For the latest on the status of your application, please go to:

There is a lag in processing time due to the heavy processing load at GIAC. If you have questions about submitting transcripts, uploading documents, test scores, letters of recommendation, or residency, contact the appropriate email address below -
Uploading documents:
Test scores:
Letters of recommendation:
For general questions, please visit the Ask Admissions website.

If you did not list your recommenders on your application, please email your name, UT EID, and the name and email of your recommender. Requests are processed in the order received. GIAC will notify you when they send the initial request. After they send the initial request, you will be able to see its status at:

Change-of-Major Applications

For change-of-major applicants (applicants already admitted to the UT Austin Graduate School) ONLY: Please follow the instructions here, and send each of your supporting documents to the Graduate Coordinator Evelyn Porter at The December 1 deadline and supporting document requirements still apply.

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