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Admissions Office

Military Students

UTB is proud to welcome veterans and active reserve members to a higher education. We understand your unique needs and challenges such as transitioning from active services to civilian life. We are here to assist veterans in any educational obstacle and personal hurdles for a better long term success. UTB offers faculty, staff and programs assistance with veteran needs. For any application questions or concerns just visit the Office of Admission located at Tandy 115, (956) 822-8295, or Click here to apply online. Pertaining to transfer students Transcript Evaluators, at the Office of Admission, will work with you to maximize the number of transfer credits from an accredited institution, SOC, AARTS or S.M.A.R.T.S. transcripts to allow an educational advantage.

Applicants need to apply for admissions and submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. Click here to apply online. (early application deadline ends on July 1; late application fee is $15). Please also visit our webpage for transfer students for more information. The Office of Admissions can formally determine the specific number of credits that transfer into UTB.

Veterans are required to submit a DD214 to allow one Kinesiology credit in order to start a trouble-free educational transition into an educational setting. The Military Credit will post on the last completed enrolled semester by the transcript evaluator. The student will need to have attended 12 college credit hours at UTB before the posting of kinesiology course credit. The credit will not show a letter grade but rather a “CR” signifying one credit given. Example: Student turned in the request in the spring of 2008 and was enrolled fall 2007. The military credit will be posted for the fall of 2007.

Transfer Course Equivalency

The Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM) is a web-based inventory of current workforce education courses available for use by public two-year colleges.

The Texas Common Course Numbering Systems (TCCNS) website helps students and advisors determine the equivalency and degree applicability of transfer credit on a statewide.

The ACE Military Guide | Welcome also known as The American Council Military Guide Online is the official list of courses approved for general academic transfers who may be offered by public community colleges, technical institutes or Universities.

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