Frequently Asked Questions
How can I register for classes?
Registration can be done through UTB Online.
What is my username and password for UTB Online?
Your username is the initials of your first and last name in capital letters, followed by your seven digit identification number (example: JD0123456). If this is your first time logging into UTB Online, please contact the Help Desk at 956.882.HELP (4357).
I'm getting a prerequisite block. How can I clear it?
The Office of the Registrar does not override any blocks. Please visit with the appropriate department to discuss any options available. If approval is granted, the Registrar must receive notice granting permission to register via email.
How many hours can I register for?
- Up to 18 hours in the Fall and Spring semesters.
- Up to 8 hours in the Summer sessions.
- Up to 4 hours in the May mini-term.
Do I have to enroll in a First Year Seminar course if I am a new student or I have less than 30 credit hours? If I am a former Dual Enrollment student do I have to enroll?
Yes, all first-year students are required to take First Year Seminar. Returning and Transfer students with less than 30 credit hours are required to take the course. Dual Enrollment graduates who are now UTB/TSC students must also complete the course.
I can't make changes to my schedule. Why?
If you registered during the regular registration period and the period has ended, you will need to wait until the designated add/drop period. We encourage you to access and become familiar with the Dates to Know section.
How am I affected if I withdraw from a class?
Withdrawing from a class will not impact your GPA, but it might impact your academic standing. To remain in good academic standing, a student must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.000 and complete 70 percent of the overall credit hours attempted, as outlined by the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.
I do not appear on my instructor's roster. What do I do?
Check with your instructor to make sure he/she has not dropped you from the course or contact the Office of the Registrar to check the status of your registration.