Registration Days at UTD
An early ’70s registration.
Long gone are the days of lining up in McDermott Library to pick classes via course books and later computers.
Let’s face it — class registration isn’t high on people’s fun list. But it’s always enjoyable to look back at the way it used to go down…
The first undergraduate registration in 1975 brought an American higher education tradition to campus — long registration lines.
A look at the very first undergraduate student registration in 1975. UT Dallas archivist Al Mitchell detailed the event.
Students met with staff from the registrar’s office to register via computer in December 1983.
How could they possibly stand in line for that long without a cell phone? The struggle was real during this 1980s registration day in the McDermott Library.
Students meet with advisors to sign up for classes in the ’80s.
A scene from an early 1990s student registration in the Alexander Clark Center.