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Transfer Student Resources

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE

As a transfer student at UTA, you’re embarking on something brand new. We’ve got all the resources you’ll need to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Academic Plaza in the Central Library

A suite of services known as the Academic Plaza resides on the second floor of the Central Library. Welcoming you to the floor is the Academic Plaza’s concierge-style information desk. Somebody at the desk will be ready to answer questions and direct you to everything from tutoring to peer mentorship, to a place to hang out and buy snacks. The Academic Plaza will serve you well as you make the transition to UTA. Check out the Academic Plaza’s website for the most up-to-date information about hours, events, and services.

Tau Sigma Transfer Honor Society

A national honor society created exclusively for transfer students, Tau Sigma recognizes the achievements of the most outstanding transfers nationwide. Epsilon Rho is UTA’s chapter. Membership is by invitation only. For more information, contact 817-272-3213 or email tausigmauta@gmail.com.

Maverick Transfer Connection

The Maverick Transition and Success Center supports transfer and transitioning students as they identify, pursue and achieve their educational goals. It encourages these students to establish meaningful connections within the community through intentional and innovative interactions. Furthermore, the Maverick Transfer Connection is an online modual through Blackboard that allows current transfer students to chat with each other, learn about various ways to get involved on campus, and all of the resources avalible. For more information email transferconnection@uta.edu.

Transfer Appreciation Day

Hosted by transfer student services, Transfer Appreciation Day is a daylong series of events that cater toward all transfer students on campus. The day is full of activities that range from academic information sessions to transfer talks and viewing of a movie. Current transfer students and their families are invited to attend. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Click here for Fall 2017 Schedule

Finish for Transfer Students

As a transfer student, your needs will be different than other students. You’re focused on completing your degree and making the most of your new educational home. FINISH is specially designed with transfer students in mind, based on feedback from current transfer students. This programming series will focus on helping transfer students adjust to UTA, reviewing academic and graduation requirements, major exploration, career development and resumes, internships, resources, and more.

Transfer Talks

The purpose of this program is to give transfer students a platform to discuss current issues they are dealing with as UTA students and expose them to various resources that can support their needs. Come out to a panel discussion of current transfer students giving advice and learn about various resources. If you are interested in learning more, please email dantrayl.smith@uta.edu.

STUDENT SERVICES

At UTA, you’re never alone in your quest for greatness. We offer an abundance of resources to prepare you for success during school and after graduation.

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