The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Undergraduate Advising Office

Location: Batts Hall (BAT 2.102)

Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - noon, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (512) 232-7283  Email:


Spring 2019 Registration Advising Schedule:

Due to the volume of appointments and questions, we will be seeing students for appointments using the following schedule (based upon your current official classification (class standing) with completed coursework on your record):

Seniors & Priority Registration:  October 15 - October 19

Juniors (and Seniors): October 22 - October 26

Sophomores & Freshman: October 29 - November 2

ALL Students: November 5 - November 9

Walk-in Advising: November 8th from 8:30 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 4:00
                             November 9th from 8:30 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 4:00

During registration advising, we can only discuss Summer and Fall classes.  No future long-term planning, study abroad etc.

Appointments can be made one week in advance.

We do not schedule appointments via email.  Please call our office or come in to BAT 2.102 to schedule an appointment.

The Government Undergraduate Advising Office assists students with: degree requirements, course descriptions, scholarships, internships, study abroad programs, honors programs, petitions, special waivers, scholastic probation, and transfer of credit. We also assist students with class registration, the add/drop process, long-term planning, and making appropriate referrals to campus resources.

Department or Dean's Office?

Advising Syllabus

While advising is not required for students UNLESS they are new to the major or on scholastic probation, it is recommended that all GOV majors visit the advising office regularly (especially during the last two years of coursework).

Students with questions should contact the advising office at (512) 232-7283 or

Current UT Students: Interested in becoming a Government major?

Please register to attend a mandatory information session in order to declare.

Friday, September 28 from 11:00am-12:00pm in BAT 5.108

Wednesday, October 10 from 3:00pm-4:00pm in BAT 5.108

Tuesday October 16 from 3:00pm-4:00pm in BAT 5.108

Thursday, October 25 from 10:00am-11:00am in BAT 5.108

Tuesday, October 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm in BAT 5.108

Please secure your spot by registering through this link: RSVP for GOV Internal Transfer Info. Session

STUDENTS MUST RSVP by 4:30 p.m. the day before their desired info session in order to attend

None of these days/times work? There will be more sessions offered throughout the semester. Please continue to check this website for upcoming info session dates and times.


Government Undergraduate Advising Office
1 University Station A1800, BAT 2.102
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, 78712

GOV Advisors

Nathan Vickers

Nathan Vickers


Megan McKay

Megan McKay


 Christina Snyder

Christina Snyder


  • Department of Government

    The University of Texas at Austin
    158 W 21st ST STOP A1800
    Batts Hall 2.116
    Austin, TX 78712-1704