Resources for UNIV Instructors

Instructor Information

UNIV Course Process

UNIV first year seminars serve all new students on UTA’s campus each fall and spring semester. The following document provides guidance and direction on how to engage with the courses from an administrative and faculty perspective. The information in this document offers clarity on how to set up course schedules, assign Instructors of Record, work with transfer equivalencies and other exemptions, and a number of other processes associated with the course and its administration.

UNIV Course Processes

Faculty and Staff Interested in Being an IOR for a UNIV Course

 If you are interested in teaching a UNIV first year seminar, please reach out to We offer two courses for incoming students: 

UNIV 1131:

  • Student Success. This course is for university freshman and focuses on acclimating students to what it means to be a student at the college level.

UNIV 1101:

  • Student Success and Career Development. This course is for students transferring into the university and focuses on acclimating students to what it means to be a student at UTA and how to become prepared for a career on their major.

All IOR for a UNIV course need to have an approved CCQ with the university to teach a course.  If you are interested in becoming an Instructor of Record for a UNIV course, or for more information, please contact Danielle Klein, Director of Academic Engagement, at