Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a listing of frequently asked questions, arranged by topic.

The University of Texas System on behalf of The University of Texas at Tyler has made a "good faith effort" in pursuing state authorization from all 54 states and territories within the U.S. For UT Tyler to offer (online or correspondence) courses in a state other than Texas, UT Tyler must comply with that state's requirements. Verify if your state is authorized.
Transfer of graduate credit from a regionally accredited institution is limited to 9 hours for master's degrees. All transfer credit must have been completed with a grade of "B" or better and approved by the degree-granting program. Transfer credits for courses completed prior to admission to UT Tyler should be evaluated and approved during the first semester.
You can pay your application fee online after completing your application.
Candidates may check their status and review any outstanding tasks or documentation by visiting http://my.uttyler.edu/:
  1. In the Sign On box, enter your 10-digit user id and password. These must be entered exactly as they appeared in the email Admissions sent (case sensitive).
  2. In the Enterprise Menu box (upper left-hand corner), select System Access.
  3. In the System Access box, select Student Center.
  4. The To-Do List on the right of the screen shows the candidate all the remaining tasks to complete.
  5. Candidates can check their status by scrolling down to the Admissions area and selecting the View Status link.
All of the courses offered in this program are seven weeks in length.
Yes, all of the courses offered are 100% online.
To help ensure your FAFSA is processed prior to your first expected start date, you should submit your FAFSA as soon as possible.

Please see the financial aid page for instructions on applying for financial aid.

Yes, we encourage you to come to campus and partake in the graduation ceremony.

Please visit Applying for Graduation for instructions on applying to graduation.

Students may take 1 or 2 courses during any 7-week term.

Instructions detailing how to drop a course are available online.

Registration instructions are available online.

The Robert R. Muntz Library has over 180,000 books, subscriptions to over 500 print journals, and provides access to over 75,000 ejournals and over 165,000 eBooks. You can access the library with your Patriot username and password (the same login you use for Canvas and myUTTyler.
myUTTyler is your student portal for a variety of activities, including:
  • Checking your admissions status
  • Enrolling for classes
  • Dropping classes
  • Viewing and paying your bill

The myUTTyler ID and password allows you to register for classes. You should receive an email after you submit your application that contains your myUTTyler ID and password. Activation of your Patriot account is required for login access to myUTTyler. View tutorials for myUTTyler with screenshots. How do I access my Patriot Email? Students can login to their Patriot Email account at https://outlook.com/owa/patriots.uttyler.edu. Your application received, login credentials, and accept/deny communications will all go to the email you used when you applied. After admission, a student email account will be created for you. It takes about 24 hours after admission, and then it becomes your official communication channel, and all emails will go to that account.
You can log into Canvas at https://www.uttyler.edu/canvas/. Your username and password are the same as your myUTTyler account and Patriot Email Login.
Students can access technical support by emailing [email protected]. You should include the following information in your email:
  • First and last name
  • Date of birth
  • Student ID

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