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Texas MBA | Full-Time Program

Academic Advising

As a Texas MBA student, you will benefit from a vast and academically challenging curriculum. Academic advisors provide valuable support and guidance as you navigate this curriculum. In addition to any mandatory advisor meetings, you are encouraged to initiate contact with your advisor when anything occurs which potentially compromises your ability to succeed in the MBA program.

Academic advisor responsibilities

  • provide current academic information
  • assist with the selection of courses consistent with students' interests and proficiency
  • provide information regarding alternatives, limitations and possible consequences of academic decisions
  • refer students to faculty and campus resources to meet their needs
  • review progress toward degree, which includes certifying students for graduation

Reasons to visit the MBA Program Office

  • obtain help with academic problems and related issues
  • drop, add, withdraw from a course
  • register for more than 15 hours in a long semester, more than 12 in summer
  • apply for late registration
  • submit appeals and petitions
  • letters of student status
  • letters for Curricular Practical Training - CPT, and Optional Practical Training - OPT (international students)
  • letters requested by university departments (VA, married student housing, etc.)
  • receive information about MBA program scholarships
  • file for graduation
  • withdraw from school