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Students wishing to submit a Flag Substitution Petition may use the link below to access the online Flag Petition form. Before accessing the form, please read all of the information on this page to learn what kind of courses may and may not be petitioned, and please read the criteria for the Flag you are petitioning to ensure that you understand the requirements for that Flag. In evaluating petitions, we will be looking to see whether the course you wish to substitute meets all of the criteria for the Flag, based on the course syllabus and any other information you submit.

Submit a Flag Substitution Petition

The online petition system will ask you for the following information

  • Semester and year in which you took the course
  • Institution where you took the course
  • Course title and instructor
  • Course number where you took the course
  • UT course equivalency number
  • You must upload a complete syllabus, including a week-by-week breakdown of assignments
  • You will have the option to upload additional supporting documents

If you have questions about the petitions process or want to schedule a consultation with the Flag Petitions Coordinator, Josh Shandera, you can reach him via email or by phone at 512-232-4711. Please include your UT EID in all emails. For all other Flags-related questions, please call the Center for the Skills & Experience Flags office at 512-471-5949.

Flag Criteria

In order to successfully complete your Flag petition, you must demonstrate that the course meets the Flag criteria