College of Liberal Arts

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UTurn assists Liberal Arts students in academic difficulty and reduces the possibility of academic dismissal. By enhancing the learning experience of its students, UTurn creates an academic support network focused on the individual needs of each student and provides strategic resources for students to make well-educated choices for the remainder of their academic career.


UTurn provides:

  • An assigned Academic Coach for regular one-on-one meetings
  • Free tutoring and supplemental resources from the Sanger Learning Center
  • A student handbook with information on time management, study skills, test taking strategies, and other crucial topics
  • Optional Peer Mentoring
  • Social activities and events throughout each semester
  • Program Workshops: Time Management, Study Skills, Test Taking Strategies, Navigating your Degree, Stress: Health and Wellness, Goal Setting: Short and long-term planning, Preparing for Finals
Spring 2015 Application
UTurn Handbook (pdf)

For more information on UTurn please contact:

Benjamin R. Burnett, M.Ed.
Program Coordinator
College of Liberal Arts
Student Success (CLASS) Center
CLA 1.304; A1400
305 E. 23rd St. 
Austin, TX 78712-2550
(512) 232-3816

What is UTurn?

UTurn Application

Handbook (PDF)

Mentor Profiles