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Transfer and Returning Students

We are excited to have you as part of our UTB community! You are about to become a member of an exciting campus with new challenges and numerous opportunities but we anticipate that your academic experience at UTB will be different than what you have experienced before.  Transfer and returning college students have different concerns and needs than first-time freshmen.

In the excitement of transferring, many students will have questions about academics, student services, and financial aid. Completion of our online orienation will not only answer these questions but prepare you for the college experience at UTB. 

Transfer Students
All Transfer students must attend Orientation.  Transfer students with less than 24 transferable credit hours must attend Freshman Orientation.  Transfer students with more than 24 transferrable will complete their mandatory orientation online.

Returning Students
Returning students with less than 24 college credits and more than four semesters absent must attend Freshman Orientation.  Returning students with more than 24 college credits are not required to attend orientation.

Online Orientation Experience
Transfer students completing the Online Orientation will receive important information regarding UTB's services and resources. 

Special Accommodations
The Orientation program offers accommodations for individuals with disabilities.  If you need special accommodations, please note in the comment box when you make your Orientation reservation or contact our office at (956) 882-6776.

Have more questions?  We encourage you to visit the Transfer Student Relations Office!

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