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Title: Office of the Dean of Students

Office of the Dean of Students Academic
Enrichment Services Campus and Community
Involvement Greek Life and Education New
Student Services Services for Students with
Disabilities Student Judicial Services Volunteer
and Service Learning Center
  • Campus and Community Involvement
  • Supports and encourages involvement in campus
    life while broadening student impact on the UT
  • Services and programs include
  • Information and registration for new and
    returning organizations
  • Assistance in facilities use and event planning
  • Student Leadership Programs
  • Student Organization Recognition
  • Student Organization Banking services
  • Student Organization Center, including office,
    storage and mailbox rentals for Registered
    Student Organizations

  • Greek Life and Education
  • Serves as a liaison between the University and
    the Greek Council
  • Services and programs include
  • General information on fraternities and
  • Advising for Greek organizations
  • Leadership development programs
  • Leadership and scholarship recognition programs
  • Chapter development programs and assistance for
    chapter advisors, house directors, and
    international headquarters staff and offices

  • New Student Services
  • Assists new students with their transition to UT
  • Programs include
  • Summer Orientation - Provide incoming students
    with a comprehensive acclimation to the
  • Presemester Orientation - Provide incoming
    students with academic advisement and
    informational programs
  • Encore Orientation - Program designed
    specifically for undergraduate students who are
    25 years-of-age and older
  • Start Fresh - A series of free events designed to
    help new students get to know each other and to
    welcome them to UT

  • Services for Students with Disabilities
  • Provides services to students with a variety of
    disabilities including hearing impairments,
    visual impairments, mobility impairments,
    learning disabilities, AD/HD, chronic medical
    conditions, and psychological disabilities
  • Services include
  • Access to course material through audiotape,
    electronic format
  • Minor wheelchair maintenance and repair
  • Consultation with University faculty and staff
  • Support group for students with disabilities
  • Accessibility information
  • Braille or large print
  • Sign Language interpreters
  • Note taking paper
  • Test-taking assistance
  • Priority registration

  • Student Judicial Services
  • Promotes academic integrity and appropriate
    standards of conduct for the University community
  • Services and programs include
  • Investigating alleged violations of institutional
  • Implementing University discipline procedures
  • Processing student discipline record checks
  • Conducting outreach and training in the
    University community

  • Volunteer and Service Learning Center
  • Coordinates and promotes community service and
    service learning opportunities for the campus
  • Services and programs include
  • Volunteer Opportunities - Provides information on
    hundreds of service opportunities in Austin,
    Travis County, Texas and beyond
  • Service Learning - An opportunity to deepen the
    understanding of what is learned by applying what
    is learned in the class to the real world, while
    at the same time meeting a community need
  • The Project - A massive one-day, student-run
    service event
  • UT Student Volunteer Board - A group of student
    leaders who facilitate and coordinate community
    service programs for the campus

Academic Enrichment Services Programs for
Incoming Freshmen Students Gateway
Program Longhorn Link Preview Program Welcome
Program Programs for Transfer Students Mooo-Vin
On Program Programs for Continuing
Students Achieving College Excellence (ACE)
Program Faculty/Staff Mentor/Mentee Program
  • Program Participants of Academic Enrichment
  • Academically under-prepared students
  • Minority students
  • Students from disadvantaged socio-economic
  • First generation college students
  • Students from historically under-represented high
  • Students with disabilities
  • Students with various individual and/or family

  • Gateway Program
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Students are selected based on standardized
    test scores,
  • academic record, first generation college
    student status,
  • leadership experience, family background,
  • background, and/or individual student needs
  • Students complete an application and are
    selected by coordinator
  • Number Served
  • Approximately 100 new students enroll per year
    by invitation only
  • Structure
  • Enrollment in freshmen and sophomore years
  • Small classes and priority registration
  • Monthly social, cultural, volunteer and academic
  • Peer advising, free tutoring, and oversight of
  • academic progress

  • Longhorn Link
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • First generation college student status
  • Family income
  • Disabilities
  • Number Served
  • Approximately 130 students are served each year
  • Structure
  • 4 year program
  • Priority registration
  • Academic, social, volunteer and cultural events
  • Peer advising
  • Free tutoring
  • Leadership conferences

  • Preview
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Students awarded Presidential Achievement
  • (PAS) or Texas First Generation Scholarship.
  • First generation college student status
  • Number Served
  • Approximately 100 students enroll per year by
    invitation only
  • Structure
  • Students begin taking courses at UT the second
    summer semester just prior to
    their first fall, and they continue to
    participate in program activities throughout
    the freshman year
  • Students live together in on-campus housing
    (summer only)
  • Students attend many of the same classes (summer
  • Academic, social, volunteer and cultural events
  • Peer advising and free tutoring

  • Welcome Program
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Serves primarily under-represented students at
  • Number Served
  • Open enrollment
  • Structure
  • Founded in 1972 to enhance the college
    experience for students from
    under-represented backgrounds
  • Supplemental orientation activities during each
  • orientation session
  • Peer advising
  • Academic, social, volunteer and cultural events
  • Leadership conferences
  • Step Show/Organization Fair

  • Faculty/Staff Mentor/Mentee Program
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Recruit freshmen minority students
  • Mentors must have a BA degree or higher
  • Requirements for mentors and mentees
  • Submit application and attend a training
  • Number Served
  • Approximately 200 new students participate each
  • Approximately 100 mentors participate each year
  • Structure
  • Welcome Reception
  • Mentors and mentees matched based on major,
    gender and ethnicity
  • Mentors and mentees meet 3 times per semester
  • Additional services social events, workshops,

    and mentor meetings

Achieving College Excellence (ACE)
ProgramRecruitment and selection All UT
students Target freshmen, transfer, and
probation students Referrals from UTLC and
academic advising staff Students interested in
attending graduate schoolNumber Served
Approximately 200 students participate each
semesterStructure Staff meet individually with
students to determine needs Free tutoring
Peer advising ACE academic workshops ACE
Grad-Prep workshops Academic Enrichment
Services Events
  • Mooo-Vin' On Program
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • All UT transfer students
  • ACC students
  • Number Served
  • Open enrollment
  • Structure
  • Staff meet with students individually to
    determine needs
  • Open House for ACC students each semester
  • ACC campus presentations
  • Peer advising
  • Free tutoring
  • Academic Enrichment Services events

Vision Statement Creating a Community Committed
to Success Mission Statement Academic Enrichment
Services strives to retain and graduate students
through a University team effort with the use of
effective programs and a commitment to an
inclusive community, while acknowledging the
educational, social, technological, and economic
trends that impact the success of students.