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Registration Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I register?

Follow the instructions on the tutorial on the previous two pages or go to the Help button once you get to the registration menu.

2. Who do I contact if I have trouble accessing UTB Online?

Contact the Help Desk at or call at 882-4357.

3. When can I register?

Follow the academic calendar here.

4.Can I access UTB Online 24 hours a day for registration?

Web Registration will be available between the hours of 6 a.m. and 11:59p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the dates listed on the academic calendar.

5. What if I have a block (or have failed student or course eligibility requirements), can I still register on UTB Online?

If you have a block, you are barred from registration until you clear the block. A list of registration blocks are on this page.

6. Will I be able to make schedule changes (add/ drop) through UTB Online?

If you registered during the first registration period, you can make as many schedule changes as you want until the last day of this registration period. You will not be allowed to make any changes during the late registration period. All students can make schedule changes during the official add/drop period as listed on the academic calendar.

7. Who do I contact if my course requires a granted petition or consent of instructor?

Contact the academic department. 

8. Where can I pay for my classes for which I have registered?

You may pay through UTB Online or at the Accounting and Finance Office at Enrollment Center @ The Tower, Main 1.100 during the appropriate payment dates, or you can contact the Accounting and Finance Office at 882-8202 for payment alternatives. Refer to the academic and the student financial responsibility section on Page 15.

9. Who do I call if I have problems registering?

The Registrar’s Office at 956.882.8254.


Students receiving financial assistance and whose award covers 100 percent of their tuition and fees will have their award applied to their registration. These students will be considered enrolled, and if they will not be attending classes, they must officially disenroll by submitting a complete withdrawal to the Office of the Registrar at Enrollment Center @ The Tower, Main 1.100.

Registration Voids

If a student account has a balance of $75 or more resulting from the original registration, the student’s registration will be voided.

Add/Drop Balances

Students who add classes and do not pay by the add/ drop payment deadline will NOT be dropped from their classes. Students will be officially enrolled in the classes and will receive a grade. It is the student’s responsibility and obligation to pay for the tuition and fees resulting from added classes.

Registration Blocks


Block Type





Adademic Advising


Main 1.400




Enrollment Center @

The Tower, Main 1.100

Placement Test

Academic Advising


Main 1.400


Academic Advising


Main 1.400

Financial Holds/Bars

Accounting and 

Finance Office


Enrollment Center @

The Tower, Main 1.100

Foreign Student

Counseling Center


NRCB 103

Student petition

Department Office

Specific Classes

Graduate Overload

Graduate Studies



Graduate Status

Graduate Studies



Library Fines




Undergraduate Overload

Dean of Approprite College



Examples of outstanding financial holds and requirements that will prevent a student from registering for a semester:

  • Admissions records pending
  • Advising
  • Balance on emergency loan
  • Balance on financial aid repayment
  • Balance on installment plan
  • Balance on student account
  • Exit loan interview
  • Library fines
  • Parking citation
  • Scorpiontation

For all other registration block questions, contact the Academic Advising Center at Main 1.400 or call 882-7362.

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