After you have been accepted to the University of Texas-Pan American there are some steps you need to take before you are able to enroll in classes.
Activate your Bronc Account Read more
Your Bronc account will allow you to access MyUTPA, our student portal that provides access to diverse campus resources. You will need to do this step in order to register for New Student Orientation and register for classes.
Set up your Bronc Email Read more
After activating your Bronc account, you must set up your Bronc Email account. All official university correspondence will be emailed to your Bronc Email.
Register for New Student Orientation Read more
New Student Orientation is mandatory for all Freshman students. During Orientation you will get to know the campus, get advised, and register for classes.
Submit final high school transcript (if applicable) Read more
Immediately after high school graduation, you must submit an official high school transcript. The official high school transcript must indicate your high school graduation date, class size, class rank, diploma type received, and must have a seal or a signature of a high school official.
Submit TSI scores (THEA, Accuplacer or Compass) (if applicable) Read more
TSI scores are needed for academic advisement and course placement. You must submit your TSI scores before attending New Student Orientation. Call the UTPA Testing Center at (956) 665-7584 or (956) 665-7585 for more information on test availability and cost.
Submit official College transcript(s) Read more
A college transcript is necessary for all coursework taken while in high school. Submit your college transcript before attending New Student Orientation.
Submit proof of meningitis vaccination (if applicable)
In accordance with Texas law, the University of Texas Pan American requires all first-time students, including transfer and returning students under the age of 30 to submit evidence that the student has been vaccinated against bacterial meningitis 10 days prior to the first class day of the semester or to provide other documentation establishing why such a vaccination is not required. Students will not be allowed to enroll without providing proof of the vaccination or exemption.
All first-time students, including transfer and returning students, must provide one of the following documents to the Office of Admissions: Read more
- A Bacterial Meningitis Immunization Record" signed by a health practitioner evidencing that the student has been vaccinated against bacterial meningitis or any other official state or local immunization record. Confirmation of the MCV4 (Menactra) vaccine will satisfy as the requirement. The MPSV4 (Menomune) vaccination may not be accepted unless administered or boosted within the past 5 years. Vaccinations must be administered no fewer than 10 days prior to the first day of the semester for which the student is enrolling.
- A "Refusal of Immunization for Medical Reasons" signed by a physician who is licensed and registered to practice medicine in the United States which states the physician's opinion that the required vaccination would be injurious to the health and well being of the student.
- A "Texas Department of State Health Services Conscientious Exemption" signed by the student stating that the student has declined the vaccination for reasons of conscience, including religious belief.
Read the Registration bulletin Read more
The Registration bulletin is published every semester and contains useful information such as dates and deadlines, tuition and fees, payment options, final exam schedules, important phone numbers, information on course drops or withdrawals, refunds, and much more. It will be a useful tool during your enrollment at UTPA.
Registration Bulletin for Summer and Fall 2012