There’s nothing quite like your first year of college. A new world awaits, and UT Dallas wants to help you make the most of the experience.

Getting Started

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Freshman Orientation

Your journey begins with Freshman Orientation, a two-day introduction to campus, culminating with class registration. Learn more »

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Comet Camp

A summer camp that offers the opportunity to bond with new friends, learn about what to expect in college and enjoy the Texas sun. Learn more »

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Success Camp

Get advice from the experts: faculty and staff who have suggestions for making the most of your time in college. Learn more »

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Campus Maps

Whether you’re walking the campus or driving in for a visit, navigate your way around UT Dallas.

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Stay Connected

Follow us on social media for the latest news, events and activities.

Live on Campus

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University Housing

Living on campus is a great way to transition to college, offering you freedom, responsibility and a fun environment with opportunities to make new friends. Learn more »

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Living Learning Communities

A special living arrangement for students who wish to study and socialize with others who share common academic goals and interests. Learn more »

Get Involved

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Studies show that students who are involved in campus life activities have a more productive, enjoyable college experience. Learn more »

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Searching for a way to show your school spirit? Friends or family visiting for the weekend? Large or small, official tradition or new event, there's plenty going on a UT Dallas. Learn more »

Plan for Success

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Cometline To Success

Discover a world of opportunities that are available during your freshman year. Learn more »

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GPA Calculator

Want to calculate your GPA? Fill in your estimated letter grades and credit hours to find your average. Learn more »