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What is an Audit or a Check-In?

As per the UT Dallas Catalog all students are encouraged to meet with their advisor upon completing a certain amount of hours, these meetings are known as audits. Students have a hold on their accounts upon reaching 45-credit hours and again upon reaching 75-credit hours.  The School of ATEC has re-named these audits as check-ins and are mandatory Qualtrics surveys emailed to you by your advisors.

Pathway Check-In (45-Hour Audit)

Students are recommended to submit a pathway application upon completing two long semesters (for freshmen students) or one long semester (for transfer students). This Pathway Check-In mandatory survey is to ensure that the student will be officially declaring their intent to stay on Design & Production pathway and/or are aware of the necessary information needed to submit a pathway application. We want to make sure that you are in the appropriate major.

Capstone Preparation Check-In (75-Hour Audit)

Students receive this Capstone Preparation Check-In mandatory survey when they have 15 or fewer courses left to complete their degree. This survey provides all the necessary information about Capstone requirements and procedures. The intent of this survey is to give you a heads-up that you will be submitting your Capstone Proposal soon.

Policies Reviewed in Check-In

If you have completed either one of these surveys, you were asked to review some policies. You will find the list of those policies below. If you have any questions or concerns about these policies, refer to the UT Dallas Catalog and/or contact your academic advisor.

UNIV 2020

You may have to complete the UNIV 2020 assessment if/when you complete your core classes here at UTD. UNIV 2020 is the second part of the CLA+ assessment exam that you may have taken as a freshman. It doesn't cost any money and is not a class, but if you receive an email request to take UNIV 2020, it is a graduation requirement.

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24/30 Rule

The 24/30 Rule states that 24 of my last 30 credit hours must be taken at UTD and no classes may be taken off campus during your final semester.

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Texas Three Course Repeat Rule

The Texas Three Course Repeat Rule states that I am limited to three enrollment attempts, including withdrawals, for any specific class. I understand that the University will charge me out-of-state tuition for the third attempt.

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Texas 6-Withdrawals Rule

The Texas 6-Withdrawals Rule states that I will not be permitted to withdraw from more than six courses, including any course from which I have withdrawn at another Texas public institution of higher education.

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Execessive Hours Policy

The Excessive Hours Policy states that if I am classified as a resident and enrolled for the first time in Fall 2006 or later, I may attempt a maximum of 30 semester credit hours above the 120 credit hours required for the completion of the degree. This includes withdrawals ('W', 'WL', and non-academic withdrawals) and non-passing grades, in addition to successfully completed classes while paying Texas resident tuition.

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