Undergraduate Advisors

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Last Names A-D and H-O: Marissa Mares Johnson

Schedule an online appointment with Marissa Mares Johnson, our undergraduate advisor for current students and transfer students with the last name beginning with A through D and H through O. You can also email Marissa at Marissa.Mares@uta.edu.

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Last Names E-G and P-Z: Teaira Little

Schedule an online appointment with Teaira Little, our undergraduate advisor for current students and transfer students with the last name beginning with E through G and P through Z. You can also email Teaira at TLittle@uta.edu.

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Content Advisors: Secondary/High School and All-Level Students

Students who want to teach at the secondary (high school) level or who want to teach all-level subjects such as art, music, or physical education, should start their educational journey with a content advisor through the college/school/department related to that subject. Secondary (high school) and all-level students should inform their content advisor that they wish to teach. The advisor will provide a degree plan and inform the student when they are eligible to talk to a College of Education advisor.

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Future/Prospective Students

Do you want to become a teacher? Are you thinking about coming to UTA for your bachelor's degree? Prospective students are welcome to talk to an advisor at any point in their educational journey. In addition, the College of Education has a team of recruiters who can answer your questions about our programs, admissions, scholarships, and how to get started!

Advising Information

Our advisors are here to help you at all stages of your academic journey. Our advisors can help current students update their degree plan, assess their academic standing, and plan their educational and career goals. Our advising team can also provide unofficial transcript reviews for prospective transfer students. (Transfers should email their unofficial transcript to their advisor, listed above by last name, at least one day prior to the actual appointment.)

Prospective students, including future freshmen and transfers, are also welcome to schedule an appointment with an academic recruiter

The advising office is located in 501 Carlisle Hall. Student should schedule an appointment to speak with an advisor. 

Students can also find useful information about the advising process and forms online at https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/education/current-students/advising/undergraduate.  

 

When to Contact An Advisor 

All College of Education majors are required:
  • To schedule an appointment and meet online or in person with their advisor before their first semester begins. 
  • To make contact with their academic advisor at least once a semester to receive approval to register for class. This can be done through the registration clearance form for students who are in good academic standing. (Students who are not in good academic standing will need to meet with an advisor each semester until they return to good academic standing.)
  • To schedule an appointment and meet either in-person or online with their advisor at least once a year once a year in all subsequent years (sophomore, junior, senior). 

FRIENDLY REMINDER: Students who want to teach at the secondary (high school) level or who want to teach all-level subjects such as art, music, or physical education, should start by contacting a content advisor through the college/school/department related to the subject they want to teach. A list of advisors for each college can be found online at https://www.uta.edu/student-success/advising. Secondary (high school) and all-level students should inform their content advisor that they wish to teach. The advisor will provide a degree plan and inform the student when they are eligible to talk to a College of Education advisor.