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The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs(CAPPA) places a very high priority on student advising and considers it an integral part of the university experience. The goal of the academic advisor is to assist you in forming an academic plan consistent with your educational and career goals.

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You are encouraged to make the most of your education and are ultimately responsible for satisfying your degree requirements.
Please visit our Admissions page for information on becoming a student in one of our majors.

Mission Statement

The Advising Office in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington aspires to guide and facilitate students to have a successful academic experience and to be a positive influence toward their academic and career paths.

Transfer Orientation Advising: For the School of Architecture advising does not occur before attending orientation. More information regarding advising will be provided when you attend the college session on orientation day. 

Freshman Advising: At UT Arlington, Freshmen students are advised in the University Advising Center

See New Maverick Orientation

Click here to access the portfolio review requirements and process. Submitted portfolios will be reviewed by School of Architecture faculty members. 

Maverick Advantage

Be Bold. Be Ambitious. Set Yourself Apart with the MAVERICK ADVANTAGE and graduate with distinction.