Office of the Dean
Main Building, Room 202
110 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G8000
Austin, Texas 78712-1509
Phone: 512-475-7000 | Fax: 512-475-7068
There will be much less trekking around campus for busy UGS students. As of mid-October, students can go to FAC 338, to:
These services were available to students before the move, but we hope that by grouping them together, busy students will be able to simplify their advising and registration processes.
The Center for Strategic Advising staff helps undergraduates develop educational in the context of their developing interests and plans. Students enrolled in UGS can come here to explore possible paths through college to careers, as well as receive routine college advising.
The First-year Experience is made up of the First-year Interest Groups (FIGs) and the Signature Courses. FIGs are a group of up to 25 students who share two to four courses in their first semester. With the help of peer mentors and professional facilitators, students share new living and learning experiences. Signature Courses are UGS 302 and 303 classes. Required of all entering first-year students, the courses allow first-semester students to explore interdisciplinary topics while developing college-level research, writing, speaking, and discussion skills.