International students can take classes from abroad in fall term
For international students experiencing travel difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of Texas at Arlington is making a number of academic programs available online to provide a first-class education to the Maverick family.
New and continuing students who have submitted their financial and immigration documents are eligible to take fall 2020 classes online from their home countries and transition to on-campus enrollment in Arlington for the spring 2021 term.
“At UTA, we understand the unprecedented challenges students are facing as a result of the global pandemic,” said Curtis Andressen, vice provost of international affairs. “We are committed to meeting these challenges while upholding the first-class education synonymous with UTA. We remain open and ready to educate and help our students reach their academic goals—no matter where they are.”
The University is encouraging international Maverick students who have not completed their financial or immigration documents to log into MyMav and review their admission to-do list. Once students have completed the necessary documents, they can complete the Fall 2020 Online Enrollment Agreement in MyMav.
Beginning July 2, continuing UTA students should complete the F-1 Overseas Agreement for Continuing Students in their MyMav to-do list to enable them to enroll in online courses from outside the U.S.
“For new and continuing students, our Office of International Education advisors and academic advisors are vital partners to help navigate the fall 2020 landscape and the options being made available to them,” Andressen said.
- Undergraduate students can schedule an appointment with the advisor in their major department.
- All incoming freshman should be seen by an advisor in the Division of Student Success. Request an advising appointment at email@example.com.
- Graduate students should contact the advisor in their college. Advisor contact information can be found here.
To develop the full Maverick experience for students studying from afar, the Office of International Education has established online its pre-orientation modules for new students and will host campus events virtually to immerse new and continuing students in campus life until they can return to Arlington.
More information about online learning at UTA for international students and future updates are available on the Office of International Education website.
Check the Mavs Back 2020 site for more stories on what to expect as UTA safely returns to campus for fall 2020. You also can check the Coronavirus and Fall 2020 Semester page, which is UTA’s official site for up-to-date information on campus operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.