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Subchapter 2-100. General Provisions
Sec. 2-101. Definitions
this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning,
- "student" means a person enrolled in residence at the university or a
person accepted for admission or readmission to the university while that
person is on the campus; and
- "university" means the University of Texas at Austin.
Subchapter 2-200. The Office of Admissions
Sec. 2-201. The Director of Admissions
director of admissions is the administrative officer responsible for
supervising the Office of Admissions and reports to the vice president for
Sec. 2-202. The Office of the Director of Admissions: Duties
- Serve as the coordinating office for university relations with high
schools, junior and community colleges, and other educational institutions. A
responsibility of this office is to disseminate information to prospective
students about the university and about the admission process.
- Be responsible for the university's program of visitation to high schools
and junior and community colleges. Develop outreach programs through which the
university communicates with its constituents concerning the educational
opportunities at the university.
- Receive and evaluate the admission credentials of each undergraduate
applicant and determine the admission eligibility for these students and inform
them of their admission status.
- Receive graduate student applications and credentials and coordinate them
with the dean of the Graduate School and graduate departments to determine
student admission eligibility; correspond with graduate students regarding
their admission status.
- Receive and examine credentials of former students who have not been in
residence during a long-session semester to ascertain their eligibility for
- Evaluate, in conjunction with the academic departments, the courses from
other colleges, universities, and junior colleges to determine their
transferability to the university.
- Determine students' legal residence for admission and tuition purposes.
- Be responsible for maintaining and coordinating admissions programs with
the various academic areas.
Subchapter 2-300. Admissions
Sec. 2-301. Requirements, Procedures, and Policies
requirements, procedures, and policies for admission and transfer to the
university and for reentry after a semester's absence are set out in General
Information and in the undergraduate, graduate, and law school catalogs.
Sec. 2-302. Review and Appeal
- On request of a student, the director of admissions shall review an
adverse decision of the Office of Admissions pertaining to admission or
- A student may appeal an adverse decision of the director of admissions to
the vice president for student affairs.
Subchapter 2-400. Rules Applicable To Nonresidents
Sec. 2-401. Where Found
Information prescribes rules applicable to nonresidents and rules for
determining nonresident status in appendix A.
Sec. 2-402. Appeal
student or applicant may appeal an adverse decision of the Office of Admissions
pertaining to residence status through the Office of General Counsel of The
University of Texas System to the Office of the Chancellor by following the
established procedure administered through the Office of Admissions.
Subchapter 2-500. The Committee on Admissions and Registration
Sec. 2-501. Membership
- The Committee on Admissions and Registration has nine members. The members
- six members from the General Faculty, appointed by the president for
two-year terms; and
- three students, designated by Student Government and appointed by the
president for one-year terms.
- The director of admissions and the registrar serve the committee as
administrative advisers without vote.
Subchapter 2-600. The Office of the Registrar
Sec. 2-601. The Registrar
registrar is the administrative officer responsible for supervising the Office
of the Registrar and reports to the vice president for student affairs.
Sec. 2-602. The Office of the Registrar: Duties
Office of the Registrar shall
- maintain the official catalog of courses;
- maintain, by department and subject, records and reports about the class
- assist departments in scheduling classes in a manner that results in
optimum space utilization;
- supervise and administer registration procedures;
- prepare official publications, including bulletins, catalogs, and course
- prepare statistical studies and reports of enrollment;
- schedule final examinations, except in the School of Law;
- collect, record, and distribute grades;
- maintain official academic records and issue transcripts; and
- prepare and issue official certifications regarding attendance,
enrollment, and status.
Subchapter 2-700. Jurisdiction and Transfer
Sec. 2-701. Jurisdiction
- Each student by registering enters a college or school of the university
and is subject to the rules and regulations of that college or school.
- Each student who takes a course in a college or school other than the
college or school in which he or she is registered is subject to the
requirements and rules applicable to that course in the college or school in
which the course is taught.
Sec. 2-702. Transfer to Another Division
- Students who have completed forty-five or fewer semester hours of college
credit and are not on scholastic dismissal are eligible to transfer between
colleges and schools within the university regardless of their grade point
average, provided they satisfy all conditions and procedures that apply to
students who enter the new college or school and any program thereof when first
admitted to the university. Students who have completed more than forty-five
semester hours of credit must present a 2.00 university grade point average to
qualify for transfer between colleges and schools within the university.
Transfer students from other institutions are eligible to transfer between
colleges and schools within the university upon completion of their first
long-session semester or summer session at the University of Texas at Austin
regardless of the number of semester hours accumulated, provided they satisfy
all conditions and procedures that apply to students who enter the new college
or school and any program thereof when first admitted to the university.
- Students must complete transfer procedures by the end of the eighth class
day of the semester (or the fourth class day of the summer session).
- Graduate students not previously admitted to the university as
undergraduates may transfer from the graduate school to an undergraduate
college or school only if they (1) meet the general conditions for transfer,
(2) satisfy any pertinent admission requirements for that undergraduate college
or school, and (3) have the additional approval of the director of
Subchapter 2-800. The Official Transcript of Academic Record
Sec. 2-801. Nature of Transcript
- The provisions of chapter 9 describe the official transcript of academic
- A student may obtain from the Office of the Registrar a copy of his or her
transcript of academic record by paying a fee prescribed by the registrar. The
transcript includes the recorded results of the student's classwork at the
Subchapter 2-900. Reports of Academic Work
Sec. 2-901. Semester Reports from Registrar
the end of each semester and at the end of the summer session, the registrar
shall send a report of each student's academic achievement to the student at
his or her permanent residence address.
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