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UTD Help Desk
UTD Records Office
SOM Advising Office
The University of Texas at Dallas
School of Management - Advising
P.O. Box 830688, JO 53
Richardson, TX 75083-0688
Tel: (972) 883-2750
Fax: (972) 883-6425
University of Texas at Dallas
School of Management
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A Word from the Director -
Welcome to the 2nd
edition of the Global MBA (GMBA) Online Newsletter, published just
before a new semester. We hope you find this newsletter useful.
Please let us know if you have any questions about the online MBA and
provide us your feedback about the newsletter.
UTD first offered GMBA courses in Fall
1999. The program has grown tremendously in just 3 years with enrollments
averaging 40 per class (capped at 50 in some popular core courses), and
with 53 total credit hours developed by January 2002. This means a student
may now choose to pursue the MBA entirely online! We are pleased to
announce we had our first graduates from the Global MBA Online program in
the Fall 2001 semester.
Course Access: The
Spring 2002 semester starts on January 11th.The 2nd 8 week session starts
March 8th. Course access will be available on or shortly before these dates.
- You'll still access the WebCT Courses (section
0G1) at: http://webct.utdallas.edu.
Make sure you have your UTD Net ID and Password ready (your UTD
- For those who
need to initialize the account, please go to:
shortly before or at the start of the semester.
- If your account has already been
set up but you've forgotten your account info, please contact UTD student
help desk, firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 973-883-4878.
- For the UT System TeleCampus courses (section 0T1), you can visit TeleCampus website for more info: http://www.telecampus.utsystem.edu/.
Foreign Study Tour:
The School of Management will offer a trip to Poland in May 2002. The trip
and its written assignment will provide up
to 2 credit
hours which can substitute for an organized class in the area of International
Management electives. Interested students may look for this Area Studies-
Trip to Poland course under IMS in the coming Summer02 UTD class schedule. Prerequisites are Global Economy (IMS 5200) or its equivalent, plus one additional
international business course at the Graduate level or consent of the
instructor. Please visit
for more information in
Course Offerings: For information (course list,
dates, links to syllabus, etc.) about the online courses for the current and
upcoming semesters, please visit:
You may access and pay your tuition balance via UTD's online Student
Information System. Login to the Student Services link using
your student ID# (ssn) and your password (birthday in MMDDYY
format). For questions about tuition and other related fees, please
contact the Bursar's
UTD has set up the Campus Pipeline, a web portal connecting
students to various online resources and services around campus, e.g.
Student Information System, library resources, UTD email accounts and etc.
To get in to the Campus Pipeline, you can use your UTD email/network
account (same as you use to login to the WebCT courses) and login through UTD Home page
or directly go to:
The deadline to
file a graduation application form for the Spring 2002 semester is January 16th. Students are required to fill out a graduation
application and submit it to the School of Management Advising office by this
deadline. If you plan to graduate in the Spring 2002 semester, and you
are currently residing outside of Texas or the U.S., please
School of Management Advising office, 972-883-2750. The Commencement
ceremony will be held on May 18th, 2002, in Richardson, TX. General
UTD graduation information
is located at
We Want You!
Have you enrolled in many online courses at UTD? Are you designated as
an MBG student? The MBG
classification means that you are enrolled in the MBA program and will be
pursuing your MBA primarily online. Your diploma will state only
that you earned an MBA from UTD.
If you would like to change your
status to MBG, please send an email to
email@example.com stating "I would like to change my status from MBA to MBG" and
we can process the change for you. If you are currently a non-degree
seeking or international student, please select Global MBA online
("Master of Business Administration - Global" on the Texas
Common Application) when you
submit a new graduate application.
5 - Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
is the difference between the Global MBA Online & TeleCampus MBA
offers an MBA online called the
UTD also participates in the UT-System TeleCampus
MBA Online by
offering 2 (of its 16) courses - ACCT 6305 and MAS 6V07 (MECO 6201
equivalent). Students in the UT TeleCampus program who
select UTD as their degree-granting institution, must take a minimum of 30
credit hours from UTD, but may request transfer of 18 credit hours from
other UT-System Schools in the TeleCampus program.
To request registration for TeleCampus
courses not offered by UTD, you will need to submit an IDEAR
to the School of Management Advising office. (Be sure to check that
you have not already taken the UTD
am required to take the pre-requisite course MATH 5404 (MATH 1325 and/or
MATH 1326)Is this course offered online?
UTD currently does not offer the
MATH pre-requisite courses online.You may take the pre-requisites at
another 4-year institution (online or on-campus) that offers the
equivalent. You will need to submit the
Request form to the School of Management Advising office (fax or
postage mail) prior to enrolling in the course.
have received confirmation that I am enrolled in an online course, but I
cannot access the course. What should I do?
After you have paid the
applicable tuition balance for the online course by the deadlines posted in
the Schedule of
Classes, then try the following steps:
Please read carefully and follow the
course access instructions on
GMBA web site and
also in the email sent to you at the start of the semester. As a
reminder, course access will be available shortly before or at the
start of the semester.
If you did not receive the access
instructions, please contact the
You need to have UTD Net Account to get access to the
course. Make sure you have correct account information.
If you enrolled shortly before or at
the start of the semester, please allow WebCT time (a few days at most) to
add your account to the course.
Make sure you meet the technical
requirements and have the required web browser and the right
If you experience further difficulty,
you can always contact the UTD help
or GMBA Tech Support
(for courses with section 0G1) for further assistance.
For questions with TeleCampus course
access (section 0T1), please contact
TeleCampus Tech Support
do I transfer courses for credit from other institutions?
You can request to transfer up
to 15 graduate level credit hours into the MBA degree program from other
accredited institutions. You
will need to submit the Transfer
Request form to process your request.Please note, if you have completed
graduate coursework that is applicable to the MBA degree at UTD through
the UT-System TeleCampus, you may request transfer of up to 3 additional
credit hours, for a total of 18 maximum allowable transfer credit hours.
do I drop an online course?
You may submit your drop request via email
to the Records office with a cc to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware of the applicable drop deadlines which are detailed in the
Schedule of Classes.
For more FAQ's, please visit FAQ's page on GMBA Online Web Site at:
School of Management
University of Texas at Dallas