The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

School of Music College of Fine Arts

Advising & Orientation

Advising

Every music major has a music faculty advisor who is the student’s applied teacher. It is incumbent upon the student to keep the faculty advisor informed of all plans relative to coursework taken each semester. The faculty advisor will meet with the student each semester to pre-register for courses to be taken the next semester.

IF YOU ARE A FRESHMAN OR SOPHOMORE:

FIRST, visit the Academic Advisement & Center.

One West University Blvd.
Main, Rm 1.400
Brownsville, TX 78520
Phone: 956-882-7362

OR

1201 West University Dr.
Southwick Hall, Rm 101 A
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: 956-665-7120

Email: academicadvising@utrgv.edu
Web: utrgv.edu/advising

THEN meet with your Applied teacher for music advisement.


IF YOU ARE A JUNIOR OR HIGHER:

CONTACT your applied instructor for advisement.

Advisement Holds

An advisement hold is released after a student has been advised by a professional staff advisor or a faculty advisor. Mandatory Advisement usually begins two weeks before registration in the Fall and Spring Semesters. Departmental advisement is available on school days during the Fall and Spring semesters. Please plan ahead and schedule advisement during the Mandatory Advisement periods; advisement may not be available during Winter Break and Summer sessions.

Rotation of Courses

For information on courses not offered every semester, students should follow the guidance of their applied instructor, ensemble director, or other appropriate faculty member.


New Student Orientation

Please visit the New Student Orientation website for information on new student orientation.