The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship Division of Academic Affairs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am a CoBE entering freshman, where do I go for Academic Advisement?

    Students need to contact the Academic Advising Center at Southwick Hall 101 (Edinburg campus) or Main 1.400 (Brownsville campus).

  • I am a returning or a transfer student not currently enrolled, where do I go to get advising?

  • I am on Academic Recovery: Previously on Academic Probation/Suspension, where do I go for advisement?

  • I am a continuing student, where do I go for advisement?

  • I am a CoBE student, do I need to attend mandatory advisement?

  • How can I make an appointment if I am switching majors from another college to the College of Business and Entrepreneurship?

  • How early should I be at my appointment?

  • What if I am late to my appointment?

  • What if I cancel or have to miss my appointment?

  • What should I do to be prepared for my advising session?

  • When do I register for next semester?

  • What course numbers do I use for registration?

  • Will my UTPA or UTB/TSC legacy degree plan change to the UTRGV degree plan?

  • Can I change from a UTB/TSC or UTPA legacy degree plan crosswalk to a UTRGV degree plan?

  • Can I change my major within the UTB/TSC or UTPA degree plan crosswalks?

  • Can I change my minor or declare a new minor within the UTB/TSC or UTPA legacy degree plan crosswalks?

  • If I transfer to UTRGV and have taken courses at another institution, how will I know if they will transfer?

  • If I want to transfer to another institution, will my UTRGV courses transfer?

  • What GPA is used fro graduation?

  • Who do I speak to if I want a course substitution?

  • How do I apply for graduation and when are the deadlines?

  • How do I apply to CoBE?

  • Which QUMT do I need to take?

  • How do I request a registration (override)?