Center for Skills & Experience Flags
The Center for the Skills & Experience Flags (CSEF) in the School of Undergraduate Studies provides resources and support for the general education shared by all undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin. Our goal is to facilitate delivery of the curriculum that helps our students become critical thinkers and informed, broadly educated citizens.
Upcoming Deadlines and Events
Proposal Deadline: The deadline for courses to be flagged for spring 2018 was April 11, 2017. For more information about how the Flag proposal deadlines work, please visit the Flag Deadline Info page.
Spring Writing Flag Faculty Retreat: Faculty preparing to teach Writing Flag courses are invited to participate in a two-day workshop on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in PCL Learning Lab 2. Participants will revise Writing Flag classes or develop new ones, creating syllabi, assignments, and feedback strategies. Participants will also receive $1,000 in professional development funds. For more information, visit our workshop page.
Independent Inquiry Flag Faculty Workshop: Faculty planning courses that carry the Independent Inquiry Flag are invited to a workshop led by UT information librarians and faculty guest Dr. Circe Sturm on Monday, May 15 from 12-1:30 p.m. in PCL Learning Lab 3. Participants will learn how to create and/or revise research assignments, discover available instructor and student resources, and identify skills for student success. For more information, visit our workshop page.
2017 Writing Flag Contest: The second annual Writing Flag Award honors the best writing produced by UT undergraduates in courses carrying the Writing Flag. For full contest rules, submission guidelines, and other information, please see the contest page.
Featured Video: Student and Faculty Voices
Hear from instructors and students across campus about their experiences with Writing flagged courses. Visit our student information page to learn more.