The online petition system will ask you for the following information
- Semester and year in which you took the course
- Institution where you took the course
- Course title and instructor
- Course number where you took the course
- UT Austin course equivalency number
You will have the option to upload additional supporting documents.
Transfer credit accepted in any form by the Office of Admissions (directly equivalent to a UT Austin course number, general credit within a field of study, or general elective credit) may be used to satisfy core, flag, or major requirements by substitution if approved by the appropriate academic affairs office. In the case of major and elective requirements, substitutions must be approved by the student’s college or school. In the case of core curriculum and flag requirements, all substitutions must be approved by the School of Undergraduate Studies.
The petitions review process takes up to two weeks. You will be notified of the petition decision through a Secure Academic Note (SAN).
The staff in the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling is available to consult with you on any questions about core petitions you or your advisor may have. Make an appointment online.
The Office of Admissions maintains a number of resources that may be helpful to students transferring credit to UT Austin:
- Automated Transfer Equivalency System – helps you to determine how your transfer credit from another Texas institution will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions.
- Common Transfer Credit Issues – helps you to understand and avoid typical difficulties in using transfer courses to fulfill UT Austin degree requirements.
- Transfer Credit Policies – a complete discussion is provided in the Transfer Admission section in Chapter 2 of the General Information Catalog.
- Core Curriculum Transfer Guides – for coursework completed at Austin Community College and other Texas community colleges.