University College

University College

Application Process for FIGS

Joining a FIG couldn't be easier. Simply follow the steps below. Remember that space is limited, so apply early to ensure that you get into the group you want.

Classic or Fusion (live off campus) Freshmen Interest Group

  1. Apply for admission to UT Arlington.
  2. Complete a FIG Application Form.
  3. Activate your UT Arlington NetID at the UT Arlington OIT Self Service Center.
  4. You will need to register for an Orientation program. You may attend any available orientation date, but we will have an orientation session specifically for FIG students.  Remember that your NetID (which uses lowercase letters) and password are as sensitive.
  5. Before you attend New Maverick Orientation, you may need to complete the Math Aptitude Test. To find out if you need to take the MAT, please visit the placement testing Web page.
  6. At New Maverick Orientation, pick up a FIG class schedule, share this schedule with your advisor and then enroll in your classes.
  7. Verify that you have met all requirements of SB 1107, the Texas Meningitis Vaccination Law.

Residential or Fusion (live on campus) Freshmen Interest Group

  1. Apply for admission to UT Arlington.
  2. Complete a FIG Application Form.
  3. Activate your UT Arlington NetID at the UT Arlington OIT Self Service Center.
  4. Complete a Housing Application and indicate your preference for KC Hall. You will indicate your choice of Learning Communities in the section marked "Personal Interests."
  5. Activate your UT Arlington "@mavs.uta.edu" Email Account
  6. You will receive notification of a Housing Contract through your UT Arlington Email Account.
  7. You will need to go back online to the Housing Application to view and complete the Housing Contract.  You will need to complete the contract online and pay the required deposit(s) within four days of the date of the contract offer email. (For more information on how to complete the housing contract, please visit http://www.uta.edu/lc/contract)
  8. You will need to register for an Orientation program. You may attend any available orientation date, but we will have an orientation session specifically for FIG students.  Remember that your NetID (which uses lowercase letters) and password are as sensitive.
  9. Before you attend New Maverick Orientation, you may need to complete the Math Aptitude Test. To find out if you need to take the MAT, please visit the placement testing web page.
  10. At New Maverick Orientation, pick up a Residential FIG class schedule, share this schedule with your advisor and then enroll in your classes.
  11. Verify that you have met all requirements of SB 1107, the Texas Meningitis Vaccination Law.