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Information about educational opportunities in other countries, including
study abroad, international internships, international research opportunities,
and international scholarship programs, is available at the Office
of International Education (OIE),
in the McDermott Library, Lower Level, Room MC 1.206Jonsson Building,
5th Floor, Room JO 5.504 .
Students are required to attend an advising session before seeking
staff assistance in selecting the program most appropriate to their
individual needs and interests. The advising sessions include University
policies governing study abroad, program options, funding sources,
and application and selection procedures. Information is also disseminated
through publications, special events, group meetings, individual appointments,
reference materials and at the OIE web site, http://www.utdallas.edu/ utdgeneral/provost/oie/.
Undergraduates must have earned aminimum of 30 credit hours at
University of Texas at Dallas.
Freshmen, first semester transfer students, non-degree seeking students,
and students who plan to graduate within one semester are not eligible
All students must have a minimum (semester
or cumulative) GPA
of 2.00. Students with less than a 2.50 GPA
of 2.50 may not be eligible for some affiliate or exchange programs
for study aborad. Study abroad is limited to two (2) semesters.
The Associate Deans in each school
have the responsibility for determiningdetermine how general
courses and C core C curriculum
courses will be applied to tThe University
of Texas at Dallas (UTD)
degree plan. Approval may be required by more than one Associate
Dean for courses outside the student's major.
Students in exchange programs are registered for a block of coursework
in study abroad (STAB Exchange). Associate Deans in the appropriate
academic departments review the student's work to determine equivalent
UTD credit upon completion. Students will earn resident credit.
Students are assessed the normal UTD tuition and fees for the number
of semester credit hours they undertake for that particular semester.
Students register for affiliated studies (STAB Generic) when they
participate in study abroad programs by organizations and institutions
with which the University has an affiliation. Students enrolled
in affiliated studies are considered full-time students. Credits
are awarded as transfer credit. Students are not assessed UTD tuition
and fees and are responsible for paying program fees directly to
the affiliate program.
Academic units may offer courses taught abroad as part of their
regular curriculum. Students who take these courses follow normal
registration procedures and are assessed normal tuition and fees
for the number of semester credit hours they undertake. Additional
fees are charged to cover program costs.
Credits earned in Exchange Programs will translate directly onto
UTDThe University of Texas at Dallas transcript
as an earned letter grade earned.
All other program earned credits will be transcribed as Credit or/
No Credit. Grades of 2.00 on a 4.00 point scale will be reviewed
by The Office of the Registrar and assigned
credit. Course work will be reflected on the student's transcript
but only courses taken on the UTD campus are considered in the UTD
No more than 20% or 12 hours (whichever is smaller) of upper-division
credits taken as Credit/No Credit may
be used toward graduation credits. Courses in a student's major
whichthat are designed as Credit/No
Credit are not included in this limit.
curriculum courses taken while
studying abroad must be taken for a grade. A 2.00 on a 4.00 scale
must be earned to transfer to UTD.
It is the student's responsibility, on returning to the UTD campus,
to provide The Office of the Registrar
with the institution's published catalog description of the course and
an official transcript.
Information about other funding opportunities for study abroad is
available at T
the Office of Financial
Aid. Students are eligible to use financial aid for thesethose programs
that are affiliated with UTDThe UNiversity
of Texas at Dallas.
Programs outside of official affiliations are not eligible for
financial aid. Students are strongly encouraged to have a declared
major, otherwise there could be financial aid implications.
Transcripts received from foreign institutions
not received in
a language other than English will
needmust to be translated by a professional service for
official posting of transfer credit. The use of a professional translation
service will ensure the authenticity, consistency and
accuracy of transferring credits accurately
and appropriately. It is the responsibility
of the student to provide an English translation of the transcript
and to pay any associated costs; transcript translation services
are not provided by the University.
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) does
not recommend or support study abroad programs in regions of the
infor which the U.S. State
Department has issued a "Travel Warning." Applications
to study in regions affected by Travel Warnings will not be approved.
UTD students will not be eligible to apply their financial aid tofor such
experiences. A Travel Warning is an official recommendation for travelers;
it usually discourages non-essential travel in the specified region.
Because Travel Warnings are issued in response to specific world
events, however, they may have expiration