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Academic Policies and Procedures

Transfer Credit

Although UTD normally accepts credit from academic courses taken at other accredited institutions in which a grade of C (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or higher has been earned, specific course and degree requirements must be met in order for these courses to be included in the student’s degree plan.

The Office of Enrollment Services evaluates an applicant's completed file to determine which credits earned at another college or university will transfer to UT Dallas. Once admitted the student's record will be articulated for all transfer work and reflect which credits have been accepted by UT Dallas.

Students may not transfer to UTD more than six of the final thirty (30) hours required for their degree.

To ensure that credit earned elsewhere will be accepted, continuing UTD students who wish to take courses elsewhere must complete an 'Off Campus Transfer Work Approval Form' in their advising office prior to registering for the course(s). Upon completion of approved courses an official transcript must be sent electronically or by mail to:

The Office of the Registrar - MC11
The University of Texas at Dallas
PO Box 830688
Richardson, Texas 75083-0688

Military Training Awarded as Academic Course Credit

The University of Texas at Dallas shall consider whether to award lower-division (1000 or 2000 level) academic course credit toward a degree to admitted students when a student has completed and provided all of the following documentation to the Registrar's Office:

  1. an official military record presented to the institution by the student that describes the substance of the training completed by the student and verifies the student's successful completion of that training,
  2. a detailed description of the course of instruction,
  3. all required texts and authors,
  4. any method of evaluation and,
  5. the course syllabus or training manuals.

All documentation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by Census Day (12th class day in the long semesters) of the first semester admitted. All requests for academic credit will be reviewed by the appropriate discipline using established university transfer credit policies. Notification to the student by the Registrar of approved credit will occur prior to registration for the following semester. All decisions are final.

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This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and The University of Texas at Dallas or The University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Dallas reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.

Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is also prohibited pursuant to University policy.