Summer and Fall 2015 Transfer Orientation

Information about the Summer and Fall 2015 Transfer Orientation will be posted on this site at a later date. If you are a new student, please refer to this website for guidance after admission.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 972-883-6171 or 972-883-6147. You can also email Students please use your UT Dallas email account for all communications with staff and faculty.

Academic Advising and Class Registration

All new UT Dallas students are required to meet with an academic advisor in order to register for classes. Students can register for classes after they are admitted to UT Dallas and all holds are removed. Students should meet with an academic advisor and register for classes before attending transfer orientation. Students are encouraged to register for classes as soon as possible.

Summer 2015 class registration begins Monday, April 6th.

Fall 2015 class registration begins on Monday, March 30th.

The following websites will help you set up an academic advising appointment:

Holds on your account may prevent you from registering for classes. New UT Dallas students have a hold to meet with their academic advisor prior to registering for classes for the first time. Additional holds with other departments could also prevent you from registering. For details about remaining holds, check your student account at

Examples of new transfer student holds:

Financial Aid

Financial Aid cannot process an award until you are admitted to UT Dallas. It is recommended for you to submit the FAFSA and all paperwork at least two weeks before the deadline. Students should also check their “To Do List” through Orion Self-Service for any outstanding documents.

Summer 2015 new student financial aid priority processing deadline is Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Fall 2015 new student financial aid priority processing deadline is Sunday, March 15, 2015.

The priority deadline for the TEXAS Grant and the Texas Top 10 Percent Scholarship is March 15th.

For more information, contact your Financial Aid counselor.

Orientation Slideshow

View the Spring 2015 Transfer Orientation Slideshow (PDF, 47MB).