Office of Admission and Enrollment Services
Contact Us
  • The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Admissions Student Services Bldg 1.300 800 W Campbell Rd Richardson TX 75080-3021
  • interest@utdallas.edu
  • 972-883-2270
Comet Connection

Follow these four simple steps to join the UT Dallas Comet Connection program.

Step 1
Choose courses at any Texas community college, referring to the UT Dallas transfer guide to choose classes that will directly apply toward your bachelor's degree.

Step 2
Join the Comet Connection

  • Complete a minimum of 12 hours at your community college.
  • Be in good standing at your community college.
  • Download the Comet Connection agreement.
  • Fill out the student information section of the Comet Connection agreement.
  • Have an academic advisor at your community college sign the agreement.
  • Return the form to the UT Dallas Office of Admission and Enrollment Services.
  • Be sure to get your Comet Connection ID card from the UT Dallas Comet Center after you receive your Comet Connection confirmation letter.
  • You are now a member of the Comet Connection.

Step 3
Apply to UT Dallas

  • Complete a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours at your community college.
  • Submit the following documents to UT Dallas:
    • ApplyTexas application for transfer admission.
    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Have your application fee waived by attending a UT Dallas Scholars' Day, Preview Friday or Comet Expo.
  • Submit the required documents by the posted deadlines.

Step 4
Enroll at UT Dallas

  • Declare your intent to enroll.
  • Register for transfer orientation.
  • Schedule a meeting with an academic advisor.
  • For Comet Connection members, admission is valid for 12 months from the semester of admission. Comet Connection students who plan to defer enrollment must submit a deferment of admission form to the office of Admission and Enrollment Services seven days prior to the start of classes for the term to which they are deferring.