The School of Undergraduate Studies will support you as you explore your interests, strengths, and abilities and develop your academic plan to graduate in four years.
While university faculty and staff members will give you advice and assistance, you are responsible for your own decisions, education, and personal development.
You are expected to
- Schedule advising appointments each semester and come with questions
- Read advising emails and emails from the Vick Center
- Talk with a career counselor
- Learn the requirements of the majors you are interested in, understand application requirements, and execute those applications
- Understand UT core curriculum requirements and monitor your progress to ensure timely advancement toward a degree
- Know and abide by the academic and disciplinary policies given in the undergraduate catalog and in the general information catalog including rules governing scholastic probation and dismissal
Communication with Parents
Your academic records are private and protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Your parents and other third parties do not have access to your academic records, and your advisor cannot discuss details of your records without your permission. If your parents contact your advisor, your advisor will direct your parents to communicate with you directly concerning academic issues. You must assume responsibility for your education and any transactions with the university.
Student Honor Code
“As a student of The University of Texas at Austin, I shall abide by the core values of the University and uphold academic integrity.”
University Code of Conduct
“The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of the university is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers and community.”
Learn more about academic integrity and the university’s honor code and core values.