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General Info 02-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
Admission

CHAPTER 3
Registration, Fees, and Deposits

CHAPTER 4
Academic Policies and Procedures

CHAPTER 5
Student Affairs

CHAPTER 6
Libraries and Other Academic Resources

CHAPTER 7
The Texas Exes

APPENDIXES

STATISTICAL
SUMMARIES

 

    

General Information, 2002-2003

Contents

About the Catalog
Officers of Administration
Board of Regents
Calendar of the University

1.  The University
Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
Title IX/ADA/504 Coordinators
Accreditation
Mission
Organization of the University of Texas at Austin
Historical Sketch
Government
Support
Buildings and Grounds

2.  Admission
Undergraduate Admission
               Application Deadlines
               Application Processing Fee
               Enrollment Deposit
     Freshman Admission
               Texas High School Graduates Ranked in the Top 10 Percent of Their Class
               Texas High School Graduates Not Ranked in the Top 10 Percent of Their Class and All Graduates of Out-of-State High Schools
          Coordinated Admission Program
          Application Procedures
          Admission Tests
               SAT I and SAT II: Subject Tests Schedule
               ACT Test Schedule
          High School Preparation
                    Graduation from High School
                    Subject Preparation
               Graduation from an Unaccredited School
     Transfer Admission
          Eligibility
          Application Procedures
          Application Review Process
          Grade Point Average Computation
          Transfer and Evaluation of Credit
          Catalog Eligibility for Texas Junior College Transfers
     Additional Admission Requirements for Some Undergraduate Programs
          Architecture
          Business
          Communication
               Journalism
          Engineering
          Fine Arts
               Department of Art and Art History
               Design
               Music
               Theatre and Dance
          Natural Sciences
               Computer Sciences
          Nursing
          Pharmacy
          Social Work
          Admission to Upper-Division Work
     Transient Admission (Summer Only)
International Admission
Readmission of Former Students
Fresh Start
Enrollment as a Nondegree Student
          Exchange Students
High School Parallel Enrollment Program
Graduate Admission
     Requirements
     Admission Tests
     Graduate School Select Admission Program
     Conditional Admission
     Admission as a Nondegree Student (Graduate)
     Exchange Students
     Recommended Application Dates for Graduate Study
     Fellowships
     Application Processing Fee
     Enrollment Deposit
Law School Admission
          Application Processing Fee
          Application Deadlines
          Application Procedure
     Law School Admission Test
     Enrollment Deposit

3.  Registration, Fees, and Deposits
Registration
      Academic Advising and Student Responsibility
      Registration Periods
      Paying Fees as a Part of Registration
      Late Registration
      Texas Academic Skills Program
      Concurrent Registration at the University and Another Collegiate Institution
      Registration of Graduate Students
      In Absentia Registration
      Transfer from One Division to Another within the University
      Auditing a Course
Fees and Deposits
            Financial Responsibility
            Returned Checks
            Payment Plans
            Admissions Application Processing Fee
      Tuition and Required Fees
            Flat Rate Tuition Pilot Project
            Fees Required of All Students
            Special Registration Fees
            Course Related Fees
            Program and Service Related Fees
            Exemption from Fees
            Waivers
            Third Party Billing
            Fee Adjustments
            Short-Term Loans
            Payment of Fees for Students with Physical Disabilities
      Optional Fees
      Student Insurance
      Identification Cards
      Fees for Nonstudents
            Auditor's Fee
            Library Card Fee for Nonstudent Borrowers
            Shuttle Bus Fee
            Recreational and Facility Use Fees

4.  Academic Policies and Procedures
Academic Advising
Credit Value and Course Numbers
Classification of Students
Texas Academic Skills Program
Quantity of Work Rule
Evaluation
      Grades
      Symbols
      Repetition of a Course
Computation of the Grade Point Average
Correspondence Work by Resident Students
Course Placement and Credit by Examination
Measurement and Evaluation Center
Adding and Dropping Courses
Changing Course Registration to or from the Pass/Fail Basis or the Credit/No Credit Basis
Withdrawal
Class Attendance
Examinations
Searches
Availability of Classwork to Students
Reports
Scholastic Probation and Dismissal
Honors
Teacher Certification
Placement Services
Transcripts
Diplomas
Personal Record Information
Summons to Administrative Offices
Official Communications with the University

5.  Student Affairs
Vice President for Student Affairs
Office of the Dean of Students
Recreational Sports
Division of Housing and Food Service
Student Financial Services
            Estimated Costs
            Application Dates
            Course Load Requirements
            Changes in Financial Circumstances
            Satisfactory Progress
      Types of Financial Aid
      Special Services for Financial Aid Recipients
      Other Services Not Based on Financial Need
      Requirements for Student Borrowers
      Tuition Refunds and Repayment of Financial Aid
University Health Services
Counseling, Learning, and Career Services
      Counseling and Mental Health Center
      Career Exploration Center
      UT Learning Center
The Texas Union
International Office
      International Students
      Study Abroad
Student Government
Cabinet of College Councils
Student Publications
Legal Services for Students
Office of the Ombudsman
Student Grievance Procedures
Discipline
Religious Organizations
Parking and Registration of Motor Vehicles

6.  Libraries and Other Academic Resources
The University Libraries
   The General Libraries
      Library Services and Policies
   Other Libraries on Campus
Other Libraries in Austin
The University of Texas McDonald Observatory at Mount Locke
Texas Memorial Museum
The University of Texas Press
KUT Radio
Computing Resources
   Information Technology Services
   Other Providers of Information Technology Resources
The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

7.  The Texas Exes

Appendixes

Appendix A. Residency Regulations
      State Statutes
      University Regulations

Appendix B. Official Extracurricular Student Activities
      Athletic Activities
      Nonathletic Activities

Appendix C. Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities
      Chapter 1. Student Orientation
      Chapter 2. The Office of Admissions and the Office of the Registrar
      Chapter 3. Student Financial Services
      Chapter 4. University Health Services
      Chapter 5. University-Owned Residences
      Chapter 6. Student Organizations [revised effective 12 February 2003]
      Chapter 7. The Division of Recreational Sports
      Chapter 8. The Texas Union
      Chapter 9. Educational Records
      Chapter 10. Use of University Facilities [revised effective 12 February 2003]
      Chapter 11. Student Discipline and Conduct [revised effective 12 February 2003]
      Chapter 12. Counseling, Learning, and Career Services
      Chapter 13. Speech, Expression, and Assembly [approved effective 12 February 2003]

Appendix D. Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

Appendix E. Prohibition of Student Harassment

Appendix F. Prohibition of Hazing

Appendix G. Policy on AIDS and HIV Infection

Appendix H. Prohibition of Sexual Assault

Appendix I. Student Policy on Race Relations

Appendix J. Prohibition of Campus Violence

Statistical Summaries
Degrees Conferred, 1884-2001
      Graduate School
      Undergraduate Colleges and Schools
Summary of Enrollment, 2000-2001
Enrollment 1883-2001

 


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Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - Admission
Chapter 3 - Registration, Fees, and Deposits
Chapter 4 - Academic Policies and Procedures
Chapter 5 - Student Affairs
Chapter 6 - Libraries and Other Academic Resources
Chapter 7 - The Texas Exes
Appendixes
Statistical Summaries

Related Information
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Office of the Registrar
University of Texas at Austin

17 February 2003. Registrar's Web Team

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