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Q:Since the system was down did registrar office extend the day for drop off without W?

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The last day to withdraw without a recorded grade was Thursday, September 11, 2014. If you have any questions please contact our Registrar’s Office at (956)882-8254.
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9/17/2014 12:27 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:how long will it take me to get a degree in criminal justice hre at utb

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Our Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice is a four year degree. Student seeking this degree must fulfill the General Education Core requirements. For additional information, please contact our Academic Advising Center at (956)882-7362.
 
Here is the link all UTB degree plans: http://www.utb.edu/vpaa/ucatalog/14-15/Pages/search.aspx
 
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9/14/2014 8:42 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:What math course will I have to start with as well as it's prerequisites, if I'm going for nursing.

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Students that are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree do need MATH 1314 (College Algebra). Please see the following link that show our Nursing degree programs.
If you have any other questions concerning our nursing degree plans please contact our Academic Advising Center at (956)882-7362.
If you have questions concerning our Nursing Program please contact (956)882-5070.
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9/14/2014 8:16 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:I lost my associates degree" where can I get another one

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Students who wish to reorder a diploma must complete and submit the Diploma Reorder form to the Office of the Registrar in Main 1.100. There is a $35.00 fee which must be paid at the Accounting and Finance Office before submitting the form.
Typically, diploma reorders are processed once a semester.
 
 
If you have any questions please contact our Registrar’s Office at (956)882-8254.

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9/14/2014 4:55 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:when is the deadline for spring?

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Our deadline to submit your Admissions application for the Spring 2015 semester is November 1, 2014. Our late admissions deadline is still to be announced.
If you have any questions please contact our Admissions Office at (956)882-8295.
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9/10/2014 11:45 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:What are the requirements to apply for UTB, are ACT & SAT required?

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If you are a first time student that has never attended another institution or college please see the following link which is the admissions checklist.
http://utb.edu/em/adm/PublishingImages/14-14%20Admission%20checklist%20update%20v3%20(2).pdf
All incoming UTB applicants are required to submit either an official ACT or SAT score to be considered for admissions. Please see this link provided below which shows the ACT and SAT requirements.
http://utb.edu/em/Pages/admissionrequirements.aspx
If you are a transfer student that is transferring from another institution or college please see the following link provided below. 
http://www.utb.edu/em/transferstudent/Pages/requirements.aspx
 
If you have any other questions please contact the Admissions Office at (956)882-8295.
 
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9/10/2014 1:05 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:What is the difference between "Withdraw without a recorded grade" and "Withdraw with a W"? How would my transcript look with either one?

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In order to withdraw without a recorded grade. The student needs to drop their class before the official record date which is always the 12th day of class. For this Fall 2014 semester the official record date would be Wednesday, September 10, 2014. If the student drops a class after the official record date then they will receive a grade of a “W” on their official transcripts. The deadline to withdraw with a grade of a “W” for the Fall 2014 semester would be Thursday, October 30, 2014.
 
If you are having difficulty dropping a class please contact our Registrar’s Office at (956)882-8254 or visit their office at Main 1.100 at “The Tower”.

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9/7/2014 2:33 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:How do I drop a class?

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You can drop a course via UTB online by logging in with your credentials. If you are having trouble dropping a class online, you can stop by our Registrar’s Office @ Main 1.100 at The Tower. If you are still having trouble dropping a course please contact our Registrar’s Office at (956)882-8254.
We would be happy to assist you.
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9/3/2014 12:58 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:Withdraw

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The deadline to withdraw with a grade of a “W” is Thursday, October 30th. If you have any additional questions please contact the Registrar’s Office at (956)882-8254.
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9/3/2014 12:52 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:Do you need a certain GPA to get into utb

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Hello Prospective Student,
 
Yes, if you are an incoming freshman in order to be admitted to UTB you do need a minimum of a 2.00 GPA. If you are a transfer student wanting to attend UTB you do need a minimum of a 2.00 GPA on all previous college work; courses with a “C” or better are eligible to transfer. Please see the links below that demonstrate our admissions requirements.
http://www.utb.edu/em/adm/PublishingImages/14-14%20Admission%20checklist%20update%20v3%20(2).pdf
http://www.utb.edu/em/Pages/admissionrequirements.aspx
 
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9/1/2014 3:05 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:I did not Apply for FAFSA this summer because I am not attending college this semester. I need help to apply for FAFSA so I can attend spring semester. Is it too late or where can I apply for FAFSA?

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Hello Prospective Student,
You may fill out the FASFA application for the year 2014-2015 by clicking on the following link below.
https://fafsa.ed.gov/
If you need additional help in filling out your FASFA application, you are more than welcome to visit us at Main 1.100 @ The Tower and one of our financial aid representatives will be more than happy to assist you.
 
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8/27/2014 6:54 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:What is requirements for student

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If you are a first time student that has never attended another institution or college please see the following link.
http://utb.edu/em/adm/PublishingImages/14-14%20Admission%20checklist%20update%20v3%20(2).pdf
I you are a transfer student that is transferring from another institution or college please see the following link provided below. 
http://www.utb.edu/em/transferstudent/Pages/requirements.aspx
If you have any other questions please contact the Admissions Office at (956)882-8295.
 
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8/25/2014 10:56 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:How can I pay my classes online ?

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You can pay for your classes through UTB online. Once you have logged in, click students then under financial information please click make a payment. If you need further assistance please stop by our Accounting and Finance Office located in Main Building at the Tower or please contact them at (956)882-8202. 
 
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8/24/2014 5:10 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Last day to register for this fall semester?

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The last day would be August 26th before 5:00p.m. through the Registrars Office or 11:59p.m. via UTB Online. There is still time to make changes to your schedule. The Add/Drop dates are August 19 - August 26. There is a $5.00 fee charge for each transaction. If you need further assistance please contact the Office of the Registrar at (956)882-8254. 

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8/21/2014 10:54 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:When can you drop a class?

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There is still time to make changes to your schedule. The Add/Drop dates are August 19 - August 26. There is a $5.00 fee charge for each transaction.
 
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8/21/2014 10:44 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:When and where can I purchase a parking permit?

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You can request and purchase your parking permit with our campus police office which are located at Main 1.100 @ The Tower. You can also purchase your permit online through UTB Online and pick it up with our Campus Police department. If you have additional questions for our Campus Police Office you can contact their office at (956)882-8232.
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8/20/2014 11:42 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Is there a map that shows the numerical wings of the buildings?

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Hello,
The link below provides a copy of our campus map. I hope it’s beneficial to you and our fellow students.
http://www.utb.edu/Documents/maps/UTB_Campus_Map.pdf
 
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8/20/2014 11:32 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Registering for classes

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Dear Prospective Student,
If you have not already registered with UTB there is still time, Add/Drop period will begin Aug 19 - Aug 26th. Add/Drop Payment Deadline will be Aug 27. If you need further assistance please contact the Office of the Registrars at (956)882-8254.
 
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8/19/2014 12:16 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:Is there graduate school (Masters) late registration for the fall semester?

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Dear Prospective Student,
If you have not already registered with UTB there is still time, Add/Drop period will begin Aug 19 - Aug 26th. Add/Drop Payment Deadline will be Aug 27th. If you need further assistance please contact the Office of the Registrars at (956)882-8254. If you are having trouble registering for a graduate course and cant register yourself online through UTB Online please contact the Graduate Studies Office at (956)882-6552.
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8/19/2014 12:15 AM
Bianca Otero


Q:HiIm currently at STC to earn my associates degree but do I need to graduate first at STC and then to get my bachelors at UTBplease advise

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Hello prospective student. We are excited that you want to continue your education at UT-Brownsville. Please be advice that students who are currently attending another institution and are seeking to attend UT Brownsville will need to submit an undergraduate admission application as a transfer student for UT Brownsville. For further assistance contact the Office of Transfer Student Relations at (956)882-7854.

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8/17/2014 11:17 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:How do i set up my profile

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Please visit our website below for assistance on how to create your profile, or contact them at
(956) 882-4357.
 
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8/17/2014 11:06 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:I am a current student at UTPA. I would like to know if I can continue my bilingual Teaching courses at your campus. And if I need to start a admision proscess to do so.

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Hello prospective student. Yes you may continue your bilingual teaching courses at our campus. You may also contact our college of education at (956)882-5700, or see the link below. http://www.utb.edu/vpaa/coe/Pages/default.aspx

Note: You also need to submit an Application for admissions as a Transfer student through the Apply Texas website. Contact the Office of Admissions and Recruiting for further assistance at (956)882-8295.
 
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8/17/2014 10:58 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Is there a class completion percentage requirement to qualify for financial aid?

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In order to qualify for Financial Aid the completion rate that students have to meet is completing 70% of their classes, and having a cumulative GPA of a 2.0. If you need further assistance please contact the Office of Financial Aid at (956)882-8277.
 
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8/17/2014 10:47 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Do i have to pay my classes by the registration payment deadline or by the add/drop payment deadline? because i'm still waiting on financial aid and i don't want my classes to be dropped

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Payment deadline has been extended till Monday at 5:00 p.m. If you need to make payment arrangements please contact the Accounting and Finance Department. You can contact their office at (956)882-8202.
 
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8/17/2014 10:42 PM
Bianca Otero


Q:Okay so I wanted to start classes in the spring and take this semester off to save money. But my co-worker told me about taking online courses that way i wont fall behind that bad? How exactly do I do that? What are some requirements?

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Hello prospective student please see the link below to view the list of classes that would be available 100% online. The Course Schedule is produced within the Academic Service Center and provides the most current information available. All information, including class meeting times and locations, faculty names, and course offerings are subject to change without notice or obligation. Please make sure you search for the class you will like to take and see if it's offered online. Also be advise you will need to type the right acronym for the course you will like to take.
(Example: ENGL 1301)  
 
Note: If you are a current or former student please make sure you contact the Office of Admissions to verify that you are cleared for registration. (956)882-8295 
 
 
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8/17/2014 10:33 PM
Bianca Otero

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